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Saturday, February 1, 2020

My Dishes For Chinese New Year Eve

GONG XI GONG XI.... 

This year Chinese New Year Eve reunion was different from the previous years.  For the first time in history, I did all the cooking!!  For many days before the real day, I did some serious homework and research, wrote down what I needed to buy and getting some tips from the "cooks."  When the real day finally arrived, a few dishes were "born"... from Reanaclaire's kitchen.  LOL.... 

Started the eve of CNY early by preparing all the ingredients needed... most of the time were spent washing and cutting..... cooking them is easier...  Now looking back, I am amazed at my late mom, she really did a lot for our whole family plus extended ones during festive season.  How she managed to cope up with endless dishes without any complaints is a real wonder!  Now it is my turn and I only did less than half she used to cook....  

My dishes for the eve of Chinese New Year....
Opened a can of abalone and added in Chinese cabbage and broccoli... 
A vegetarian dish... 
Steamed chicken... 
Ju Hu Char... special request from my girl...
Chicken soup with pig stomach... 
Now looking back, I only cook five dishes....
Not much but a Big accomplishment for me!  LOL... 
4 dishes and a pot of soup in fact...
And yet I felt so exhausted by the end of the day!  
Today is the 8th day of CNY.... 
Not too late to wish my readers... 
A Happy And Blessed Chinese New Year!!



8 comments:

  1. Wowwwww!!! You sure know how to cook now, eh? Unlike before! LOL!!! Wahhhhh!!! I see abalone! Food of the rich and famous!

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  2. Wah, you are so diligent to cook all the dishes yourself! I like the vegetarian dish the best! Happy CNY to you and your family too! May this year bring you all lots of happiness, prosperity and good health!

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  3. Still can wish you gong xi fa cai! All the dishes look appetizing but i like the steamed chicken the most. The cny decoration in the last pic is so red and so festive! I like.

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  4. You have made a real feast! So many dishes, and such good variety! Seems I cannot cook even two things at once without burning something.

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  5. Clap! Clap Clap! I salute you! Yeah, what our mums and grandmas did was superhuman, right? LOL! You did very well, 4 dishes and a pot of soup is the perfect number of dishes, not too little, not too much. I am so inspired. Maybe next year, I on my engine. hah..hah..

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  6. You did a great job. Turns out you can cook so well when you have to. More dishes expected from your kitchen in future?

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  7. not bad even for 5 dishes! got chicken, abalone and pig stomach soup lagi...yummmzzz! Happy CNY to u and family!

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  8. Eow. You can cook up a storm, dear!! What a feast!! Indeed, cooking such a feast is tiring but having family to enjoy your cooking on reunion dinner is satisfying and an accomplishment.

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Thank you, readers!