Monday, February 15, 2010

Happy Year of the Tiger!

Happy New Year!   Nick and I wish everyone a lucky, prosperous and healthy year of the Tiger.  On Saturday morning I helped my mom cook a bunch of the traditional dishes served on New Year’s.

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Some hard boiled eggs go into a pork dish called thit kho.  I am grating some taro that go into the filling of the egg rolls.

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My mom loves orchids.  She has some really beautiful ones that are in bloom.

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I’m talking to Alan on the phone who is over in Vietnam.  Here are the finished egg rolls.  They had shrimp, crab, taro, carrot, elephant mushroom and ground pork.  DELICIOUS!

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My mom washing the veggies for soup

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My dad on his newly updated Windows 7 computer…kill those viruses!

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Nick is so handsome!

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This is the alter that has photos of my grandparents who passed away and a bunch of the food to welcome them home.  The front door is open for them to join us.

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Here is all the food

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Fun toys!

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Even though it was pouring rain it didn’t stop us from going out to check out all the festivities

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We stood about two feet from the firecrackers going off.  It was insanely loud and scared the pants off of all of us!

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The dragon!

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The fireworks were awesome!

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Katie and I among the chaos to get our red envelope of lucky money and a tangerine.

1 comment:

J Yang said...

reading this made me so hungry...