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[4 Dec 2008 | 4 Comments | 727 views]
Appreciation

I just wanted to write a short note to thank you guys for taking a few minutes out of your day to check out my blog. In the four months I’ve been posting, I have gotten such pleasure out of combining my passion for food, new experiences, photography, and communication into a wonderful hobby.
It means the world to me that you read it and thanks also for letting me know. It can get lonely here in cyber-space.
Your comments on the blog are so much fun — I love reading all …

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Restaurants »

[3 Dec 2008 | 10 Comments | 1,409 views]
Oh Baby I Like it Raw

Rachel and Deanna are two friends I met through Addie’s local Food Bloggers Facebook group. I got to know them during the field trip to Spicewood Vineyards and discovered that Deanna and I had met before when she generously offered me a drinkable yogurt to sample at Whole Foods.
Rachel suggested that we try the Daily Juice Cafe — the first raw foods restaurant in Austin that is co-owned by the guy who runs the two other Daily Juice locations. It’s been open for about a month and is located in …

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Recipes »

[2 Dec 2008 | 5 Comments | 982 views]
Homemade for the Holidays

Dear Friends and Loved Ones:

I’ve decided not to give holiday gifts this year. I’m giving you advance notice so that we can avoid the annual guessing game of who we all need to buy for. You can go ahead and cross me off of your list.
I’m sending each of you my heartfelt wish for a peaceful and loving holiday season.
Hugs,
Jodi
On my way home from the airport this weekend, I stopped off at Berdoll Pecan Farm to pick up a bag of freshly harvested nuts. I was also really curious to …

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Profiles »

[1 Dec 2008 | 9 Comments | 1,058 views]
Tis the Season for Tamales

This weekend Brandon and I stopped off at Oaxacan Tamaleo for lunch. It was my first visit to the restaurant in the year it moved from the gas station on West Anderson to Cedar Creek (near the Hyatt Lost Pines). While the food is yummy — especially the mole sauce, the new location is a schlep and the atmosphere is depressing. It’s definitely worth a stop-off if you are driving East though. It’s December unbelievably and Christmas is around the corner. In Central American communities and in Texas in …

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