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    Are there vegetarian sources of omega-3s?

    I am finally back in DC after back-to-back trips to Boston (work) and Austin (play). The play part involved attending the 2008 Austin City Limits Music Festival with my whole family. The festival was ...

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    The appetizer trick

    Last night I got my fish fix at a famous Boston-based seafood restaurant - one that brings back warm memories of meals shared with visiting family when I lived here for graduate school. In fact, a...

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    Greetings from Boston

    Today and tomorrow I am in Boston, a true seafood town, for the 2008 Tufts University Friedman School Symposium.I am most looking forward to the discussions about the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for A...

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    Tin Fish Gourmet

    Today, one of my colleagues dropped by my desk to share a selection from her personal cookbook collection, Tin Fish Gourmet by Barbara-jo McIntosh. The more I flip through it, the lower her odds of ev...

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    Sushi to go

    The entirety of my evening yesterday was spent peeling stubborn little stickers off candle holders I plan to use at our wedding reception. Because this was a) not fun and b) the first of many tim...

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    Sardine and green bean pasta

    Yesterday for lunch I had a bowl of salty, smoky, tomato-y sardine and green bean pasta. Some consider sardines super strong, but I consider them super flavorful, especially paired with tomat...

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    Ike aftermath

    Being from Texas, Hurricane Ike definitely hit close to home.My family lives in north Texas, so they only got a little wind and rain.But my fianc's family lives in and around Houston, so they got a lo...

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    Scrambled eggs with shrimp

    I had a wonderful, relatively lazy weekend, and on Sunday, finally got a chance to make the scrambled eggs with shrimp recipe I was looking forward to trying. It was a big hit (among the large...

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    Fish montage

    This is, at first blush, completely unrelated to seafood. But I am going to make it about seafood. I just found out (courtesy of our wedding photographer's blog) about the most entertaining littl...

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    Fish during pregnancy helps babies meet milestones

    Last night my roommate Sarah cooked a wonderfully creative dinner for Lloyd and I and a handful of other friends. The entre was a reci-free version of oven-steamed salmon over veggies. You c...