Merry Christmas and Happy Hot Pot

On behalf of myself and the entire team here at John Chow dot Com, I like to wish you a very Merry Christmas! This year, instead of cooking the traditional Christmas turkey, I took the family to Big Bear Lake to do a Christmas hot pot.

For those who don’t know, hot pot, less commonly known as a steamboat, refers to several East Asian varieties of stew, consisting of a simmering metal pot of stock at the center of the dining table. While the hot pot is kept simmering, ingredients are placed into the pot and are cooked at the table. Typical hot pot dishes include thinly sliced meat, leaf vegetables, mushrooms, wontons, egg dumplings, and seafood. The cooked food is usually eaten with a dipping sauce. In many areas, hot pot meals are often eaten in the winter.

We’ll be at Big Bear Lake over the Christmas holiday. Sally is really looking forward to receiving her presents, and hitting the slopes. Once again, Merry Christmas and a safe holiday to you all.









12 thoughts on “Merry Christmas and Happy Hot Pot”

  1. paul g says:

    Thanks John have a great time!

  2. Drewry says:

    Looks quite delicious!

  3. Tamal says:

    Thanks John. Have a Great Time. Merry Christmas to You.

  4. Abhik says:

    Merry Christmas, John.

  5. Merry Christmas Sir.
    Have a great time there.

  6. I. C. Daniel says:

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year J. C.

  7. marianacarlos says:

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year ..

  8. Alex Rio says:

    Merry Christmas John & Happy New Year!

  9. faisal says:

    So are you ready with your new new year resolutions?

  10. Jean Sainvil says:

    Merry Christmas, and this look really good

  11. marianacarlos says:

    really looks delicious

  12. Jay says:

    That looks like a feast make for a king and queen yummy enjoy:)

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