The Palmetto State & Joel Poinsett

Jadie from over at Boone Hall Farms stuck his head in the kitchen with one of the biggest,  happiest poinsettias I'd ever seen. "Hey man," he says, "I brung ya some Christmas spirit!" This time of year, red or white poinsettias become ubiquitous. Tradition states that in 16th century Mexico, an impoverished girl named Maria was inspired by …