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Hot Pot: The Mother of All Celebratory Dishes

There was a time in my childhood that I did not enjoy eating hot pot. (Cue gasp of disbelief from Asians around the world.) It felt too fussy, too much of a hassle, and just plain took too much time to eat. All I wanted was to be a normal, American TV family where food…

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The Fastest Way to Make Friends, Foster Connection, and Be Happy

Everyone knows that everyone is busier these days. But at the same time, more people than ever are feeling disconnected and burned out. In an age where we're supposed to be more connected than ever, what gives? I don't have a neat answer for that unfortunately, but I do have a solution that will at…