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Sampler Plate: This Week In Food Blogs

Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below.

The Wynk: Melissa shows off a beautiful homemade veggie pizza, complete with homemade dough from Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day, which we really need to check out.

Coffee Corner: While we cannot deny the fact that Mike is a mad genius (his luscious pork rillettes speak to that), we have to draw the line somewhere. And that somewhere is making everything into aspic. Sorry, Mike.

29-95: The Chron's we-promise-we're-not-affiliated-with-the-Chronicle-cause-we're-young-and-hip site has brought one of our favorite food bloggers on board, Guns and Tacos. He shares a truly hilarious tale of his triumphant taco-hunting expedition with us in "A Taco Hunter Strikes Gold."

Chili Bob's Houston Eats: We're reluctant to even share this, since Chili Bob got these particular eats at our favorite Mexican restaurant -- one which is mercifully never packed to the gills with throngs of gabachos. But if you want to see some delicious and dangerously addictive enchiladas, head on over.

Houston Wok: Back with a new banner for the new year ("Your Daily Dose of Food Porn"), David has a recipe that he promises will beat back the blustery weather this week: canh dua chua, or Chinese pickled mustard soup. We want some right now.

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