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This Jan. 10, 2011 photo shows tomato beef chow mein in Concord, N.H. The noodles make this a good choice for Chinese New Year when eating long noodles is said to promote long life. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe)

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Chinese New Year: Long noodles for a long life

This recipe was handed down to Carolyn Jung by her late mother, May Jung. With its beef and tomato combination married to crispy Chinese noodles, it's a blend of cuisines. Jung has on occasion used heirloom tomatoes, something her mother would never have done. The noodles make this a good choice for Chinese New Year, when eating long noodles is said to promote long life.

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