Chinese New Year of the Snake 2013

By | February 14, 2013

Kung Hei Fatt Choy to all my peeps, 5 days late :) Nevertheless, it’s still CNY. Heheheh!! Wishing y’all a prosperous, happy and healthy year ahead! 😀

This year I drove northeast to my friend’s in Superior, WI to usher in the year of the Snake with her and her family plus couple of her friends. We ate and ate and ate till I almost exploded….It’s more of you snooze you loose kinda deal! :) It was awesome company and food. Chase had to stay back with DB.

Before I left to her place, she gave me her list of Asian groceries to shop in the cities which are cheaper and a lot of stuff she could not get where she’s at. It was a fun time for me….shopping in the Asian stores. Can’t believe I said that!!!!

Here’s the cooler filled with groceries for my friend. There were some in the trunk too.

While I was at the grocery store I saw belachan. Damn it’s not cheap.

And here are the dishes my friend made:

BBQ pork aka Char Siew

Sea cucumbers aka hoi sum, my mom’s recipe. I had to call my mom and asked her how to cook it! I know the ingredients – some of it and roughly how she cooked it but I still called her to firm it.


Sengkuang/cuttlefish dish. Our favorite dish while growing up!

There were more dishes but I didn’t take all the pictures. I was too much of a glutton. Eat first. :)

Then the drive home on Monday morning after the snow/sleet. Thank goodness the freeways were cleaned up good and the wind was drying it.

How was your CNY? :)

1 Comment

Che-Cheh on February 14, 2013 at 11:56 pm.

Gong Hei Fatt Choy!
Wah glorious food :)
My CNY was ok. Time to go on diet. Haha
Che-Cheh´s last blog post ..Happy Chinesssssssse New Year 2013