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🐠s, I did it! I just drank tea directly from a teapot. I finally became my own grandpa! 👴 (My own teapot, no hygiene concerns for others) Share OG Asian behaviors you didn’t expect yourself do!

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I cooked hot pot, soy sauce braised pork belly, pork buns, and milk tea, all homemade, for thanksgiving!

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Happy to share but most of my recipes have just been rehearsed to my personal taste so not many exact measurements! Hot pot was a chicken bone broth I made from a chicken carcass from my butcher in my instant pot with scallions and ginger. Pork belly was blanched to remove impurities, then braised in a clay pot with cloves, star anise, cinnamon, bay leaves, sugar, shaoxing wine and dark soy sauce and a tablespoon of oil. Most of the ingredients are to taste. Pork buns were just ground pork mixed with scallions and some soy sauce/shaoxing wine. The buns were made with flour, milk, baking powder, sugar, salt and dry yeast, left to rise for 30 min, then cut and wrapped. Fried in a pan with oil for 30 sec then added 1/2 cup water to steam and cover til fried off. Milk tea was loose leaf earl gray steeped for 30 min, then 2 cups of tea was combined with 1 tbsp of condensed milk and evaporated milk and mixed til incorporated. Tapioca pearls were bought raw from Tenrens and boiled for 30 min before left to rest in a honey mixture. I’m doing Christmas with the family in Shanghai but I’ll be hosting more in the new year!

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I criticize the shit out of my husband...😂

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He is not Asian. I’m an ABC so not sure how an asian takes criticism- poorly? He laughed when I told him I posted this. I’m like my mother and he knows it.

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I like listening to Teresa Teng.

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Only if I was born in the 50s.

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Hoarding ‘free’ toiletries, condiments, napkins, etc.

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@FTI1 - Hyatt slippers make me a very happy man! ;)

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Hot water. :)

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I always wear slippers at home

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I started looking to feng shui.

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Last one also means you'll get car headlights hitting your house every night

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I play baccarat.

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*sips anything* ahhhhhhhhhhh

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