February 19th is the beginning of Chinese New Year this year. According to Chinese astrology, each year is associated with an animal sign and this year is the year of the goat (or sheep).
In celebration of Chinese New Year, I came up with a potsticker recipe featuring
Celebrate Chinese New Year with these lettuce cups that will ultimately lead to rising fortunes this year. Yep, eat your way to prosperity!
This recipe is loosely based on one I saw Emeril make a while ago. His was with shrimp and he used, of all things, maraschino cherries. Yep, that’s right; they are not just for garnishing Manhattans anymore. At first I was skeptical about adding the maraschino cherries to my sweet and sour pork but then
Tomorrow, I fly for about a zillion hours and when I reach my final destination, I will be in China. Shanghai, to be exact. From there we go to Beijing, Guangzhou and finally, Hong Kong. I will be gone about a month and