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CULINARY MUSING 001: January 3, 2006 [listen]

Taste Matters

I started going to a nutritionist to help me manage my carbohydrate intake. She introduced me to substitutes

The nutritionist also spoke strongly on moderation.

I did moderate my consumption, but not substitution. I've heard of tough love, but tough eating be damned!!!

"For health reasons," is a decent excuse, but one does not have to suffer.

Fig Chicken was the result of an impulse buy.

I was at a fresh produce storefront, waiting in line to pay for the regular weekly fixings: tomato, lettuce, onions, peppers, mushrooms, apples, etc.

I turned my head to the right in a huff, and I saw figs in a baggy. I thought about the tasty cookie with the same last name as Sir Isaac, and said to myself, "What if..."

I've repeated this meal for some friends and have received compliments-a-plenty.

Tuna Pot Pie essentially came into being via what was in the cupboard, refrigerator and freezer.

Fresh tuna steak is a decent substitution for beef. When I purchased the tuna, I did not have this recipe in mind.

Poem [listen]
Taste Matters

Fuming nutrition!
From nose to mouth, mouth to pituitary
Gland larceny--aerobic acrobatics,
(Smells so) good for the taking (out);
Pick-me-up or deliver me. Order me, please.

What lingers on the tongue matters.
Flavor to taste, taste to savor
Fare salutes savants--salivants:
Gestational juices of infernal mastication;
Quibble piddle for a little nibble!

Politely gormandize, then exercise
To the fullest extent of the Law!

Fig Chicken

Chicken thigh (strips)
Garlic (crushed)
Chicken bones (sautéed)

Figs (diced)
Filtered Water

Tuna Pot Pie

Lemon Juice

Tuna nuggets
Sea Salt
Rice Wine Vinegar
Olive oil

Corn nibblets
Carrots (diced)

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