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    Compulsory taco

    This last weekend I was in Dallas/Fort Worth to celebrate my sisters high school graduation and visit my family. In accordance with unwritten law, I ate a taco within 45 minutes of landing on Texa...

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    The new meat and potatoes

    Yesterday I had my first tennis lesson. And when I say first, I mean firstever. I have never picked up a racquet before and have a long way to go before Ill be comfortable doing so in public. M...

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    Speedy surimi

    Yesterday I was en route to a meeting downtown at lunchtime, so I ate on the go. While my $3.99 8 Piece Brown Rice Surimi Combo doesnt shake a stick at the chefs omakase I enjoyed last weekend, ...

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    Brain-boosting burger

    Tonight I got home late and was ravenous. Luckily, the salmon burger recipe my Aunt Rita sent me to try took less than 10 minutes from on-paper to plate. I halved the recipe since I was only cooki...

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    Noodles and National Journal

    I am a leftovers enthusiast. And a wasted-food opposer. In even the most meager of dinner remnants, I see the potential for a great lunch the next day. Today was a classic repurposing. Veggie soup...

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    Rain makes me a little crabby

    Yesterday we left the house at 9 in the morning to spend the whole day at the Vintage Virginia wine festival. Unlike most festivals, the food options were impressive. Paella, gyros, grilled chick...

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    If I was on a deserted island and had to pick one food…

    I would probably pick sushi. It tastes so good, and you feel so good after eating it. No island fantasies necessary, though -- I am lucky to live less than a block away from what must be one of t...

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    I try not to pick favorites…

    But I cant hide my proclivity for calamari. Not so much the fried, dip-in-marinara-sauce kind; but the grilled or sauted, sprinkled-with-olive-oil kind. Calamari (also known less glamorously as sq...

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    Welcome to the Blog About Seafood

    Doctors and dietitians say twelve ounces per week of seafood is the goal, so the Blog About Seafood is here to show you what that looks like in a real diet. My journey to becoming a seafood-loving d...