Lucky noodles, whole fish and rice cake recipes for Year of the Ox

For the Fang family of San Francisco, navigating the week-long Chinese New Year is typically a dizzying experience.

Between their two restaurants, Chinatown’s historic House of Nanking, owned by Peter and Lily Fang, and SoMa’s modern Fang restaurant, from chef-owner daughter Kathy, the Fangs usually get home from service and their own Chinese New Year’s eve celebration at 2 a.m., their feet sore and bellies full with fish, dumplings, noodles and other lucky foods eaten for the holiday.

This year, of course, will be different. For the first time, instead of hosting a big dinner party with extended family,

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38 Recipes From Black Creators to Celebrate Black History Month

February marks the kickoff of Black History Month, a 50-plus-year-old tradition celebrating Black culture. After gaining traction on college campuses in the late 1960s, Black History Month was recognized by President Gerald Ford in 1976.

And rightfully so, considering Black people helped build the foundation of this nation. Now amid racial tensions coupled with the coronavirus pandemic, we’re all looking for something to be excited about, something to make us feel good again.

Well, this Black History Month, we have an extra-special reason to celebrate our history with the inauguration of Kamala Harris as the first woman, the first African

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Nigella Lawson’s Best Comfort Food Recipes

With the whole of the UK living under strict COVID-related restrictions right now, we all deserve (nay, need) to surround ourselves with delicious treats. And, with so much time to spare, why not have a go at creating your favourites at home? Everyone has that one dish that brings them comfort – be it a chocolatey dessert or a carb-heavy main. And you may be surprised to learn how easy yours is to cook from scratch – especially if you enlist the help of a famous chef. Luckily, Nigella Lawson has tonnes of comfort food recipes on her website

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Follow these Charlotte, NC, food bloggers for recipes


Charlotte food blogger Jess Bentley’s cabbage lasagna.

If you’re tired of looking at your kitchen at this point in the COVID-19 pandemic, maybe we can help. Making home cooked meals from scratch is a great way to stick to your healthy new year’s resolutions while keeping your immune system strong.

Taking a break from pre-packaged foods and takeout delivery services by whipping up something new in the kitchen can also help you save money, expand your culinary horizons and pass the time at home in a fun new way.

Anyone else fresh out of ideas for new dishes?

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