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If you are Jewish, you likely patiently put up with decked halls and carolers' tunes, but when it comes to Christmas Day, all you want is a decent meal. For those that don't celebrate Christmas, the fact that everything is closed can be a real drag. Lucky for you, there is always Chinese food.
It's that one day a year! That's right; it's Christmas. That one day you wish you could just carry on as usual, but everything is closed. The only option available to get you out of the house is a trip to the Chinese food restaurant. In fact, poor planning can result in a night spent without the possibility of a beer run. After a month of non-stop Christmas music and adults wearing awful sweaters with matching Santa earrings, is it too much to ask to get a decent meal? If your holiday memories are much more similar to this guy's, then we have your back.
Whether you are Jewish or you just don't feel like celebrating Christmas with the traditional ham, turkey and massive amounts of side dishes, you might try your hand at making your own Chinese food. Here are a few of our favorite Chinese food recipes from the SheKnows vault.