Christmas 2016

Dining date: 12/25/16

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2016 flew by so quickly, as did another holiday season centered around a Christmas feast. Not unlike past years, this Christmas was a tale of two meals – one celebrated on each side of the family. Lunch is a large buffet-style potluck affair, hosted by my aunt and uncle (who prepare most of the food). My grandmother handles most of dinner preparation, which is a bit more meat-centric.

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Thanksgiving 2016

Dining date: 11/24/16

As usual, this Thanksgiving was a tale of two feasts – a lunch at my mom’s side and a dinner at my dad’s side of the family. The day featured two turkeys, a large beef roast, lamb, lobster tails and a ton of sides and desserts. Below is the recap.

Fried Wontons

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Christmas 2015

Dining date: 12/25/15

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This year’s Christmas was just like years past, filled with tons of food and surrounded by family. In keeping with tradition, lunch is a buffet at my aunt and uncle’s on my mom’s side, while dinner is hosted by my grandmother (dad’s side). The following is the lineup of foods we had.

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Thanksgiving 2015

Dining date: 11/26/15

This is my seventh time recapping my family’s Thanksgiving on this blog. As with many traditions, our family’s Thanksgiving is something we all reliably look forward to. The food on the table does not vary much; there are a number of staple dishes with a few new ones each year. And, true to the tradition, my Thanksgiving consists of two meals – lunch on my mom’s side and dinner on my dad’s side.

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Thanksgiving 2014

Dining date: 11/27/14

This is my sixth¬†time¬†recapping our family’s Thanksgiving, which is tradition that’s been going on for as long as I can remember. Similar to past years, we have lunch at my mom’s side and dinner on my dad’s side. The vast majority of food is homemade (of course!) with my aunt and grandmother taking the leads.

Lunch:
Chinese Sticky Rice

Chinese Sticky Rice

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