While we have already made ourselves at home in the new year, our friends in China are just now getting ready to welcome it. Unlike our Gregorian year, which ends on December 31st, Chinese New Year is celebrated on a new moon between January 21st and February 21st. As avid Kitchen Stories readers might have learned from a previous post, the festivities involve huge family feasts that include a broad spectrum of traditional dishes, ranging from steamed fish and noodle soups to dumplings and sweet rice balls. Just flip through our recipes for some inspiration. However, if you want to put a cherry on top of an already epic Chinese New Year feast, don’t forget about fortune cookies. But ditch the store-bought ones and instead make them yourself.