New Year’s Food

When I was a kid, I was the queen of New Year's resolutions. I remember proudly proclaiming my goals to my family and writing them on post-it notes in my best handwriting, then taping the notes to my bedroom wall so I could admire how diligent I'd been in following them come December. (In truth, … Continue reading New Year’s Food


If you ask me about my mom's Chinese home cooking, one food jumps to my mind: dumplings. I remember trying to fold the wrappers with her as a kid and invariably letting the half the filling spill out. I'd also insist on making a few "meatless dumplings" for myself while I was at it (aka … Continue reading Dumplings