When Is New Year's Eve?
New Year's Eve is on Dec. 31. This year, New Year's Eve falls on a Sunday.
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What Is New Year's Eve?
New Year's Eve is the last day of the year on the Gregorian calendar.
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How to Celebrate New Year's Eve
New Year's Eve is typically celebrated with a party that culminates in a countdown. Many people drink champagne, dance, enjoy music, and light fireworks. Various "good luck foods" like black-eyed peas and grapes are also served to ring in the new year. In the U.S., the old Scottish song "Auld Lang Syne" is sung as partygoers exchange hugs and kisses at midnight.
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Who Celebrates New Year's Eve?
Anyone can celebrate New Year's Eve if they follow the Gregorian calendar.
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Why Do We Celebrate New Year's Eve on Dec. 31?
Dec. 31 is the last day of the Gregorian calendar. It precedes Jan. 1, the first day of a new year (New Year's Day).
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Tilapia has gained much popularity over the years, but it’s important to ask a grocery store representative where their tilapia comes from and how it’s raised. Since tilapia retain much of the same flavor as the water it swims in, farm-raised varieties may not only taste off, but also contain dirt and bacteria. If you are buying the fish whole, make sure it smells oceanic and has clear eyes.
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Properly stored, tilapia will last in your freezer from six to eight months. It is important to take the fish (which can be in its original packaging) and re-wrap it with plastic wrap, freezer paper, or aluminum foil. Stick the filets in a freezer bag for added protection.
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Like most fish, you should never thaw tilapia in a microwave or on the kitchen counter. A microwave will cook the fish and make the filet more susceptible to airborne bacteria. Your best bet is to place the tilapia in a bowl of cold water and change every 30 minutes or so until the fish is ready to be cooked.
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In this spicy Sriracha ceviche recipe adapted from The Sriracha Cookbook, fresh scallops, tilapia, and halibut cure in lime juice, then get tossed with corn, cucumber, tomato, and onion.