We had a very low-key new year’s celebration this year. I had been wanting to make these yummy fried chicken sandwiches with the recipe from Bake Sale Betty’s in Oakland. It’s a relatively simple recipe – my only mistake was on a 2nd batch of chicken – I didn’t wait for the oil to heat to 350 again, and it took a little longer to cook.

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The happy recipient of my culinary effort was my sweetie Dave, and we celebrated new year with a pre-midnight chicken sandwich, followed by an apple cider toast at midnight.

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Max looked like he wanted some fried chicken also…

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After we ate, he got some hugs and kissies from mama…

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And we took our first family photo of the new year at midnight.

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Unfortunately, Max couldn’t wait that long, so we just gave him a Happy New Year smooch and left him in la-la land.

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Happy 2008 everyone! We hope that you all have a happy, healthy and prosperous year!

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