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[8 Sep 2008 | No Comment | 945 views]
A Locavore Weekend

I’m trying to eat healthier lately so you might see more fruits and veggies appear in the blog. This weekend, I ate lots of great local food. It started off with dinner at Eastside Cafe with Katie — we split Crabmeat-Stuffed Shrimp — 4 jumbo shrimp stuffed with crab meat, bell peppers, and garlic and served over fresh spinach. We had mashed sweet potatoes and veggie soup on the side.

On Saturday, I headed down to the Sunset Valley Farmer’s Market to pick up some fresh local veggies. It seemed …

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[3 Sep 2008 | One Comment | 902 views]
Pita Pizzas are Cute

This weekend I invited Katie and Rick over for a quick dinner before heading out to Hole in the Wall to see Eric rock out on the drums and make hilarious faces during a performance by his band, General Boy.
I made another one of the quick recipes adapted from the Whole Foods bulletin — Tomato Pizza. I brushed pita rounds with olive oil and crushed garlic and put in the oven for 5 minutes at 400 degrees. I topped the pita with sliced tomatoes, mixed greens, pesto, goat cheese, Parmesan, …

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[3 Sep 2008 | One Comment | 938 views]
Wine with Good Friends

Last night, Rachel, Jessica, Ilyse, Melissa (pictured) and I spent the evening at a new wine bar called Uncorked to celebrate Rachel, who is officially moving to the Washington, D.C. area after about five months of world travel. It was surreal actually saying goodbye to her because aside from her being my best friend, she has been my family here in Austin — introducing me to her circle of friends when I moved here 5 years ago, including me in potluck Shabbat dinners, Chanukah parties, and countless outings and events. …

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