TIP OF THE DAY: Potstickers For Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year holiday begins today. It’s also called Lunar New Year, since the date is based on the lunar calendar*; and other Asian countries in addition to China celebrate it. The celebration lasts for 15 days, and an estimated 1.4 billion people around the world participate. It’s the Year Of The Dog, one…
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FOOD TRENDS: Top Chinese Food Dishes In The U.S.A.

[1] The most popular Chinese dish in America, per GrubHub results: General Tso’s Chicken (here’s the recipe from Spicy Southern Kitchen). [2] Crab Rangoon, a made-in-america concoction of cream cheese and imitation crab (here’s the recipe from Rasa Malaysia). [3] Wonton soup, fully loaded (here’s the easy recipe for this beauty from recipe Jessica Gavin).…
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RECIPE: Pork & Apricot Fried Rice

If you’re a fan of pork fried rice, how about whipping up a batch of Pork and Apricot Fried Rice for the Chinese New Year? This recipe is from Chef Ingrid Hoffmann, who serves it as a light lunch with just add a salad. You can play with the recipe and substitute other grains. You…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bibimbap, A Korean Classic For The Lunar New Year

We love bibimbap (bee-bim-BOP), a signature Korean dish. It’s a variation of our currently trending rice bowl. The word literally means “mixed rice”—rice mixed with several other ingredients. We’ve written about bibimbap previously, but for the eve of the lunar new year (this year, it’s Sunday, February 7th), it’s especially appropriate. It’s what Koreans traditionally…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Really Good Chinese Egg Rolls At Home

[1] Egg rolls with BBQ pork and sweet and hot chili dipping sauce. They’re baked, not fried. (Here’s the recipe (photo © Pork Be Inspired | National Pork Board). [2] Egg rolls served with a mix of rice vinegar and soy sauce (photo Red Stix | NYC [now closed]).   For the Chinese New Year,…
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