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Main Entry: gas·tron·o·my 1 : the art or science of good eating 2 : culinary customs or style I enjoy eating and cooking foods from different cultures and of different styles. I like my vegetables and would like to include more of a variety in my cooking. I love fruit. They are so easy to prepare, so I typically have raw fruit with breakfast or dessert and have started including them in sauces. I love bread. My husband is the bread chef. He makes pizza dough and rustic breads from scratch (no bread machine). I like my starch: rice, noodles, pasta, potatoes. I'm also interested in eating grains and seeds such as quinoa. I don't eat a lot of the meat but I enjoy a good juicy hamburger and tender ribs once in a while. However, I want to include more beans and other sources of protein. With dairy products, I don't drink much cow milk anymore, and I haven't had goat milk before. I drink soy and rice milk. I still make milk-based desserts, like tapioca pudding, and eat cheese, cottage cheese, and yogurt. I haven't used mayonnaise, sour cream, or cream cheese in my cooking for a long while now but for recipes that call for them, I use some combination of yogurt, cottage cheese, and cornstarch.