Many people over the years have asked me what my family eats on Thanksgiving. Okay, I know we’re Chinese and all, but we’re not aliens. We eat turkey, just like everyone else!
We have all the traditional American side dishes and desserts as well, even though my mom likes to remind us: “Chinese people don’t like pumpkin pie.” But that’s okay. Caucasian people don’t like steamed chicken's feet, so let’s just say we’re even.
One Chinese tradition that mom has blended with our American Thanksgiving traditions is a delicious soup she makes with the leftover roasted turkey carcass. (I admit, the word “carcass” is not a good visual, but trust me, this is a good one.) The Chinese