Billions of people will be celebrating Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival. To help you celebrate this international holiday, we would like to share some recipes from our archives. The recipes appeared in the Scranton Times in 1967 (The Year of Sheep) and 1987 (The Year of Rabbit).

From 1967 – Lotus Blossom Salmon Loaf, Far East Fruit Salad, Beef and Rice and Sweet and Sour Pork

From 1987 –  Porcupine Meatballs (Shrimp and Pork) with Peach Sauce

Be sure to check out Time Warp article from Jan. 25, 2017, It will take you back to Chinese New Year celebrations in 1984 and 1985.

Also here are images from Chinese New Year Celebrations in Scranton –