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The Scary, Dirty Secret to Making Fragrant Rice

A lot of friends ask me where I get my rice because it’s fragrant.  What is the brand?  What do I add to it?  Is it the chicken stock (well, I occasionally do that too)? 264 more words

Recipes My Way - General

What China burned for Day of the Dead says a lot about shopping trends among the living

Paper replicas of internet routers, passports, subway passes and iPhones were among some of the gifts offered in China to departed loved ones during this weekend’s celebration of  360 more words

清明节 - Tomb Sweeping Day

This weekend was 清明节 (qīng míng jié) in China. It literally means “clean and bright festival” and is named for 清明 (qīng míng… 752 more words

China Stories

To my Dear Little Brother

March 18, 2014

Dear Little Brother,

I thought it would be best to write you a letter. I write to you because I struggle with some indecision. 817 more words