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Celebrate the Year of the Ox: Tam Ngo shares her recipe and step-by-step process for making banh chung, a Vietnamese treat during Lunar New Year.

The New Gruel: Mark Bittman inspired Serious Eats "oatmeal bureau chief" Erin Zimmer to make savory oatmeal with scallions and soy sauce.

Turn Up the Heat: Gretchen VanEsselstyn of Chile Pepper Magazine will set your mouth aflame with this Sichuan sirloin habanero salad.

Pork Belly Sliders: If Mom ever put these in your brown bag lunch, you'd love her forever. For only $7.44, Michele Humes makes six soy-braised pork belly sandwiches with chili aïoli and sesame-scented cabbage.

Slow-Fried Chicken Wings: Modeled after David Chang's approach (Momofuku Ssam Bar), these Buffalo chicken wings should be required at every Super Bowl game buffet.

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