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A Mexican food quiz, meatless Mondays, Happy Meal hoopla and more

May 5, 2010 | 11:51 am

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--Even Mario is doing it. Going meatless on Mondays. He'll offer vegetarian friendly items on all his menus. [Huffington Post

--Blogspotting: The quarter-pound double chocolate cookies at Dawn Finicane's blog, Vanilla Sugar. Your Twip of the day: Follow Dawn @vanillakitchen

--Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a margarita and a ... Mexican food quiz. Do you know your pico de gallo from your pozole? [Houston Chronicle]

--As the debate continues to rage over Happy Meals, a new dad pleads for a level playing field: "Given that obesity is leading to insanely skyrocketing healthcare costs which are draining our economy ... it seems we should examine why children need to be bribed with toys to eat food which causes diseases." [Wall Street Cheat Sheet

--Sushi at home is simple. Just skip the fish. [New York Times]

--Horticulture professor Jay Scott thinks he's created a variety of tomato that will taste just like a tomato any day of the year. [Washington Post]

--Rene Lynch
On Twitter @renelynch

Photo: The quarter-pound double chocolate cookies. Credit: Used by permission of Dawn Finicane

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