It's almost Chinese New Year! The Lunar New Year falls on Monday, January 26, this year, and we're eager to talk about the food. Chinese New Year may be one of the most food-centric holidays in the world; the variety, significance, and sheer quantity of food at New Year celebrations is overwhelming! We'll have more good ideas and recipe links for Chinese New Year later today, but first: here is a favorite from our archives with updated pictorial instructions.
Blood orange jelly smiles are a fun, easy, and (bonus!) rather healthy treat for New Year celebrations. Here is how to make them.