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Friends, summer is my opportunity to step back from daily work on Chinese American Family to focus on long-term projects that are too big to take on during the rest of the year. While you’ll still hear from me periodically, I expect to return with regular site updates and newsletters this August.
In the meantime, I’ll leave you 10 ideas below for your own summer breaks from some of Chinese American Family’s most popular posts so far in 2017. Thank you for your continued support and I’ll look forward to sharing many more ways to Celebrate, Create, and Inspire with you this fall.
10. Visiting Locke and Connecting with California’s Rural Chinese History
Discover America’s last rural Chinese town in a fertile corner of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Read More »
9. An Afternoon Making Egg Tarts, a Chinatown Classic
There’s nothing better than an egg tart served warm from the oven. Performing this heroic act at home couldn’t be easier. Read More »
8. How to Pick the Best Chinese Culture Camp for Your Child this Summer
If your child is interested in learning about Chinese arts, games and traditions this summer, then a Chinese culture camp is the perfect choice. Read More »
7. How to Make a Whole Steamed Fish
Making a delicious steamed fish depends on selecting a fresh fish and using a good steaming setup. Neither is difficult. Read More »
6. How to Stock Your Pantry for Everyday Chinese Cooking
Combine these basic Chinese staples with fresh ingredients from your chain grocery store to create delicious everyday meals at home. Read More »
5. How To Make Coconut Dessert Soup
Recreate a dessert shop favorite at home with this sweet coconut soup that’s delicious hot or cold. Read More »
4. Coloring a Year of Chinese Holidays
This set of 8 printable coloring sheets provides a fun way for kids (or adults!) to connect with Chinese holidays. Read More »
3. How To Make Cantonese Pan-Fried Noodles
This family favorite is comprised of a crispy bed of golden brown noodles that’s covered with meat, veggies and a velvety gravy. Read More »
2. Making a Chinese Dragon that Dances and Inspires
Making a dancing Chinese dragon can inspire kids to learn about the most legendary creature in Chinese mythology. Read More »
1. 10 Nominees for Best Chinese American Movie
Restock your Netflix queue with these Chinese American movies that feature notable performances on- and off-camera. Read More »
Your turn! What are your family’s plans for the summer? I’d love to hear from you in the comments section below!