Astrology.Com Daily FoodScopes -- Friday August 17, 2012

Aries (March 21 - April 19)
Trying to make something tricky for the first time? If you're tackling macarons, souffles or anything else that demands a lot of precision, be sure to find a good recipe to follow. Getting a good scale and being exact about measurements helps, too.

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Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
One of the best reasons to go to the farmer's market is to see how many varieties of fruits and vegetables can be grown as opposed to what makes it to your market. Today, try and get your hands on any late-season white or purple asparagus.

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Gemini (May 21 - June 21)
Do your best every day, and you'll be rewarded (though the rewards may not be immediate). So stick to your healthy eating plan. Get up a little earlier and take the time to make breakfast and pack a lunch. Soon you'll enjoy the process instead of looking for the payoff.

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Cancer (June 22 - July 22)
You excel at giving homey basics an unexpectedly elegant twist. For your next peanut butter and jelly sandwich, try mixing the peanut butter with a touch of honey, vanilla extract and sea salt. And instead of grape jelly, try using guava.

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Leo (July 23 - August 22)
Examine a food prejudice today. Why exactly do you have such strong feelings toward fruit-filled salsas, whether for or against? It might be a genuine taste, or it could be you have unconscious associations with that food.

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Virgo (August 23 - September 22)
It's all about education today. Don't know what a durian is? You will before the day is through, and knowing your dedication to being thorough, you'll know all the varieties, the best time of season to buy and exactly how to serve them.

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Libra (September 23 - October 22)
Purchase something you normally wouldn't, like fresh lemongrass stalks. While it takes some work to get out the tender, edible hearts, the dry stalks give off an amazing fragrance and flavor, especially when burned on the grill.

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Scorpio (October 23 - November 21)
The great thing about cooking is that you can eat up the mistakes. Some things should be kept private, but that batch of messed-up Key Lime cupcakes isn't one of them. Invite people over to eat the weird-looking (but tasty) morsels.

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Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21)
Breakfast variations help inspire you to create all kinds of new dishes. What about grilled potatoes and hot dogs? Or chorizo and yam? There are an infinite amount of variations you can create to please just about any palate.

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Capricorn (December 22 - January 19)
You're hard-working and ambitious, but you also have the capacity to be still and enjoy life. Get in the habit of lingering after a meal. Revel in conversation. Sip a nice cup of after dinner tea or coffee and just be in the moment.

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Aquarius (January 20 - February 18)
There are often many names for a food. Garbanzo beans are also chickpeas. Arugula is often called rocket. If you're in a store that you normally don't frequent and need help finding something, try describing it to a clerk and see what happens.

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Pisces (February 19 - March 20)
A person's metabolism changes over the years. Now, you're generally sleek, but you do have to make an effort to remain so (as does everyone human). So cut back on dessert, skip beverages unless it's water or tea -- your body will thank you.

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