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    Picky eaters

    Lloyd and I got back late last night from what we called our "Betrothal Bash" - a joint bachelor/bachelorette party at his parents' ranch in Texas. It was a melting pot of friends and family old and n...

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    Whole lobster

    Thursdays at the Naval Base end more pleasantly than they begin, with lobster night at the Officers' Club. Eating a whole lobster is a rarity for me, so I needed a little refresher on where to sta...

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    Pain before Breakfast

    This morning I went to "Pain before Breakfast" - a 5-mile run that the JAGs, and any ambitious significant others, embark on every Thursday at 5:30am. Not particularly pleasurable, but now that I'm wo...

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    Our new kitchen

    It's 8:00am sharp, and I'm listening out my window to trumpets blasting "The Star-Spangled Banner." No, this isn't in honor of Election Day - it's a daily tradition at Naval Station Newport, where I...

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    Seafood tasting

    As of 1:00am this morning (delayed flight followed by dead car) I am back from Chicago. It was a wonderful trip. The highlight was a half day "Fish School" workshop we held at the Washburne Culin...

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    Truthiness

    Today I'm writing from Chicago, where I've been since Friday and will stay through Tuesday for the biggest gathering of registered dietitians there is - the American Dietetic Association Food and Nutr...

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    Pescetarian

    Today I read a little article in the Dallas Morning News about a 12-year-old girl who chooses to eat pescetarian style. This means no meat or poultry, but fish is welcome. This is actually a fairly c...

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    New York Sushi

    This past weekend, Lloyd and I were in New York visiting friends and enjoying fall in the city. I also attempted to go veil shopping, but failed miserably because I have no idea what I want. ...

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    Wedding food tasting

    Yesterday my lunch consisted of fourteen hors d'oeuvres. Then four pieces of cake for dessert. I didn't eat it all, of course, but took at least a couple bites of everything because I had som...

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    Cold weather caprese salad

    Today I want to talk about one of my favorite non-fish foods, caprese salad. Traditionally a summery salad featuring in-season tomatoes, this treat has a couple variations appropriate for...