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Two men make smashed cucumbers

Kevin and Jeffrey Pang make smashed cucumbers. Yes, the recipe appears in “A Very Chinese Cookbook.”

Two men make smashed cucumbers

Kevin and Jeffrey Pang make smashed cucumbers. Yes, the recipe appears in “A Very Chinese Cookbook.”

Lunar New Year eats with one half of the father-son ‘Hunger Pangs’ duo

The 15-day celebration of the first new moon of the lunar calendar is underway, and food plays a major role.

Kevin and Jeffrey Pang make smashed cucumbers. Yes, the recipe appears in “A Very Chinese Cookbook.”

   

Chicagoan Kevin Pang is a James-Beard award winning food writer. He and his dad have a cooking channel called the Hunger Pangs, where they cook traditional Cantonese recipes and Chinese-American classics, which they adapted into the New York Times bestseller A Very Chinese Cookbook.

Reset learns about the significance of Lunar New Year foods and the power of cooking to preserve memory.

GUEST: Kevin Pang, America’s Test Kitchen, author of A Very Chinese Cookbook

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