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02/11/2013 10:37 am ET Updated Apr 10, 2013

MENU: A Dumpling Party for Chinese New Year

To celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year, gather friends in your kitchen and teach them how to wrap dumplings: sip on green-tea infused champagne punch while you press, fold, and steam three different varieties of dim sum together. Start the meal with traditional tea-stained eggs, which represent new beginnings in Chinese culture, and end the night with a bowl of tangerines, whose resemblance to gold coins is said to attract wealth in the new year.

 

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  1. All the fillings for your dumplings can be made at least a day in advance and stored in tightly sealed containers in the refridgerator until your guests arrive to start making dumplings.

  2. Store-bought wonton wrappers can be used for all these dumpling recipes. To master the best way to form the dumplings, follow this step-by-step gallery»

  3. To expand this menu into a finger-food feast for a larger crowd, see our collection of Asian-inspired appetizer recipes »

  4. To Learn more about Lunar New Year, see our story Lunar New Year in Hong Kong »


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