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Every Dog Has Its Day… This Dog Has a Year!

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They say that every dog has it's day, but according to the Chinese Zodiac, we are about to enter the Year of the Dog!  In this article you will learn about the personality and traits of those who are born in the Year of the Dog. Dog People, and dogs, have a playful side. It's their other side that you won't believe!

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Valentine’s Dinner with Mini Mee at Saaho Village

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Where else would I take my little Boo, err Mini Mee aka The Dumpling King, out for dinner on Valentine's Day but to a Chinese restaurant that served Soup Dumplings.  After Saaho Village teased a picture on Facebook a few days ago of the Soup Dumplings that they recently added to their menu it was the obvious choice!

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Chinese Flower Tea and Its Health Benefits

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The health benefits of Chinese flower tea are numerous. The tea is full of antioxidant properties that can prevent stress, aid weight loss, boost vitality and even help decrease the risk of developing cancer. These are just a few of the reasons. Click to read more!

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How to Make Bak Kwa (Chinese Pork Jerky)

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Cuisines have different versions around the world. This is true even for a simple treat like jerky. Of course, it would be interesting if you will get to know its Chinese counterpart. But more than that, it would be a great thing if you will know how to make one. Specifically, the Chinese people pride their pork jerky, also known as Bak Kwa. It is a fine jerky with a very thin slice (much thinner than most commercial jerkies we can see in the Western markets). This is a favorite delicacy, especially on Chinese New Year. Try this simple recipe! You're going to love it!!

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