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  1. flyinglentris

    Happy Lunar New Year 2021

    The new Lunar Year, 2021, is the Year of the Metal Ox, a hard working Fen Shui animal that signifies much in the way of movement.
  2. flyinglentris

    Happy New Year!

    Given that many people just across the International Date Line are already starting 2021, Happy New Year, everybody. Happy New Year!
  3. flyinglentris

    New Year's Countdown

    With less than three days until 2021, what would you like to finish before the year ends? What were the year's major beneficial changes? What were its hazards and problems? What would you like to see happen in 2021?
  4. mjd

    New Year (Cooking/Baking) Resolutions

    We're almost there! Whew. 2020 has been a wild ride. I thought it might be fun to talk about our upcoming resolutions for the New Year. It can be cooking and/or baking goals or any other goals you hope to reach in the coming year. Recipes - My goal is to try at least two new recipes shared by...
  5. Mountain Cat

    Chinese / Asian/ Lunar New Year? Anyone cook for it?

    Personally, I really don't need any excuse to make Asian or Asian-inspired dishes, but we are coming up to The Year of the Rat, starting on January 25th. Of course, it isn't just China - but much of the southeast Asian nations (Singapore, Malaysian, Indonesia), Indochina and even Japan and...
  6. Morning Glory

    New Year cooking resolutions

    Do you have any cooking related New Year resolutions? Maybe a resolve to cook 'healthier' meals or perhaps to eat vegan or vegetarian food more often. Maybe you intend to be more experimental and cook some types of cuisine that you have never tried before?
  7. K

    Healthy Resolutions 2019

    Are you planning on any healthy resolutions for the new year? Be it walking or exercise, a healthier diet, drinking more water - what's your plan or goal for the new year?
  8. Lullabelle

    Chinese New Year

    This year the Chinese New Year is Friday 16th February. Will anyone celebrate? What animal are you? I was born in the year of the dog and this year is the year of the dog so I would definitely like to celebrate.
  9. Lullabelle

    How will you be seeing in the New Year

    Our local pub has a New Years Eve party, it is a lock-in. The door is open between 7-8.30pm then it is locked, if you are not on the list you do not get in but if you wish to leave a member of staff will unlock the door, this makes for a safe environment so for the second year running we will be...
  10. ElizabethB

    Traditional New Year's Food

    What are your traditional New Year's day foods? Black eye peas and cabbage are traditional southern fare on New Year's day. Health, prosperity and luck. I usually slow cook dried black eye peas with ham hocks and Tasso. G makes his tart slaw. If G is home I will probably bake a ham and...
  11. ChowDownBob

    What new food or ingredient would you like to try for the first time in 2017?

    New year, new adventures, new searches for things to taste and try in your cooking ... so what new food or ingredient would you like to try in 2017? For me, I'd like to try dragon fruit - they just look so fantastically weird and wonderful, like something out of a kids movie about magic, you...
  12. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Cooking New Year Resolutions 2017

    Do you have any cooking related new year resolutions? Are you planning on any cooking course, learning a new technique or food style? Are you planning on learning to cook more healthily? Going back on to a weight loss program? Or just cutting back on sugar? Me: well I need to get my act...
  13. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    New Year Resolutions 2017

    So what are your new year resolutions (non-food related) this year? I had been doing really well with my diet and fitness in general. Fitness slipped when the bikes were shipped to Australia, spending 3 months in shipping containers. They say it takes 50 repeats of something for it to become...
  14. kgord

    Something Special for the New Year

    Do you make a special dish for the New Year? In the United States it is traditional to make pork and sauerkraut for New Year's Day, but I don't usually make it. I plan to go away for New Years this year so I will probably eat out with my friends.
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