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How to make jiao zi, Chinese dumplings

It’s the traditional custom to eat dumplings, jiao zi, at midnight before Chinese New Year’s┬áday. Their crescent shape, similar to ancient money, is meant to bring in prosperity. Some cooks will hide a clean coin in one for the most … Continue reading

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Kid Lit Book Review: The Key Collection

In Andrea Cheng’s The Key Collection, a chapter book for young readers, Xiao (“Little”) Jimmy and his Grandma Ni Ni share a special bond. She lives in the small house behind his, and they watch each other’s lights go out … Continue reading

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Kid Lit Book Review: The Key Collection

In Andrea Cheng’s The Key Collection, a chapter book for young readers, Xiao (“Little”) Jimmy and his Grandma Ni Ni share a special bond. She lives in the small house behind his, and they watch each other’s lights go out … Continue reading

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Kid Lit Book Review: The Key Collection

In Andrea Cheng’s The Key Collection, a chapter book for young readers, Xiao (“Little”) Jimmy and his Grandma Ni Ni share a special bond. She lives in the small house behind his, and they watch each other’s lights go out … Continue reading

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