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Got Umami?

Umami.  It's not an illness, a derogatory slur about your mother or an Anime character, although its roots are Japanese.  It means "flavorful" and has become recognized as the fifth taste alongside sweet, salt, sour and bitter.  And if you're going to remember this blog for an anecdote or pick-up line at your next social gathering, it's pronounced, "you-mommy".  With the new Dietary Guidelines just around the corner, the nation is fixated on salt and sugar.  It's making me think...

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