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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 201.0
  • Total Fat: 7.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 189.6 mg
  • Sodium: 759.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 23.6 g

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Shrimp Scampi

Submitted by: DSTENORE
Shrimp Scampi

Introduction

A delicious way to start a meal! A delicious way to start a meal!
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 lb. jumbo shrimp, shelled and deveined
    2 tbsp unsalted butter
    1 tbsp minced garlic
    1/4 cup dry, white vermouth
    1 tbsp freshly chopped flat-leaf parsley
    1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
    1 tbsp grated lemon zest
    Kosher salt
    Ground black pepper

Directions

Shell, devein and dry shrimp (leave tails on).
Season shrimp with salt and pepper.
Heat a large skillet over medium heat, add butter.
When foaming subsides, raise heat to high and add shrimp in single layer.
Cook shrimp for one minute.
Add garlic and cook for an additional minute.
Turn shrimp over and cook for two more minutes.
Transfer shrimp to a serving bowl.
Return the skillet to medium heat, add vermouth and lemon juice.
Scrape any browned bits from bottom of pan with wooden spoon.
Boil liquid for 45 seconds, then add the zest and parsley to the sauce.
Pour sauce over shrimp and toss to combine.
Divide among four people.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DSTENORE.






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  • Incredible!
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is fantastic. It has the same great taste of shrimp scampi without all of the butter. I used white wine instead of the vermouth and I served it over some whole wheat pasta. Delicious! My husband loved it too. - 6/17/08

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    hubby had to work a double, dinner was just for me, and boy did this recipe make that the best dinner in months. Awesome. I used a tbsp of extra virgin olive oil instead of the vermouth, as I am unable to have any type of liquor. I also used salt subsstitute. Just wonderful turn out. - 10/28/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Excellent! Also good with scallops! - 3/26/08

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I made this with cooking sherry instead of the vermouth, served it over angel hair pasta. My daughter, who does not eat shrimp, even liked it. - 2/27/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    My husband and I LOVED it. Substituted regular white cooking wine and had it over white rice (bad I know) but we had it with a salad too and it was so YUMMY! - 3/4/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This was really good. However, I used chicken broth in place of the vermouth and I found that at high heat, the broth totally disappeared in a matter of seconds. I added a couple more tble. of broth and tried it on some of the shrimp. We liked it best without the sauce. - 3/21/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Easy and SOO Good! - 6/11/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    The vermouth certainly is optional--and instead of butter, I've successfully used Olivio spread, which is made from olive oil ---no cholesterol!
    Try some diced avocado in the mix. Delicious! - 2/27/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I made it but made a change to the recipe. I changed the vermouth to low sodium fish stock. I will definiely make this again. This was easy and tastes great, I paired it with whole wheat linguinie. - 2/27/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Love Shrimp Scampi, but this is first recipie I could make at home that tasted as good as eating out! - 3/19/07

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is easy to make and tastes wonderful! Great lemon zing. I paired it with some linguinie, but will try with rice the next time. My husband loved it too. I will definitely make this again. - 3/11/07

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I thought this was a decent recipe but was a bit disappointed with the amount of sauce made. I wonder if my husband just kept it on the stove for too long. Thanks! - 11/3/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Yummy! Put it over some noodles! Wonderful! - 7/23/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Great Easy Recipe. I will definitely make this again. - 3/22/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very Good. I added some organic no salt seasonig for extra flavor, used roasted garlic instead of regular and also added some brussels sprouts to get my veggies in. - 2/27/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Nice combination was was easy to do . Definitely a keeper - 2/27/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I make this at least once every two weeks. Hubby loves it and low in calories. - 2/27/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    So easy and every bit as good as eating out. - 2/27/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Hats off to you, Dstenore! Fantastic recipe! I've fixed this twice now and it has become a keeper--a tried and true for us. Thanks for sharing :) - 6/11/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Loved it! Thanks. It was quick and easy! - 6/8/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    My absolute Favorite !!!!! - 3/19/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Absolutely delicious. I snuck(is that a word?) it by my husband. He loved it, and went for seconds. I still haven't told him it was a healthy version. That's our secret. I'm thinking of using the sauce for crab legs...Hmm,..Yumm.. - 2/4/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    i dont like vermouth so I used the cooking sherry as well. I also added onions, roasted garlic and dry basil. It was absolutely amazing!! My husband and kids all loved it as well!! Thanks for the idea! - 2/3/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    We loved this. It was full of flavor. It's the first recipe I've used on Sparks. Hopefully the others will be this delicious. - 1/24/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yum! - 1/3/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    great dish, served over wheat pasta - 12/9/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was great. Thanks. So easy and delicious! Better than recipes that I have with more calories. - 7/28/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this tonight...it was EXCELLENT! Made it just as is, no substitutions. Put it over vermicelli. Very very easy and good. - 7/6/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    wonderful I just love shrimp - 5/31/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This recipe was gret,keep up the good work. - 5/31/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I changed the vermouth to sherry and added some edible pea pods to the recipe- This will become a regular addition to our family menus. - 4/10/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    FANTASTIC! Used olive oil cooking spray & dry white wine which cut calories, but was still flavorful. Served with whole wheat pasta tosssed with sun dried tomatoes & peppers; olive oil; black olives & Kalamata. Definitely recommended for a filling meal. - 3/25/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I also use white wine instead of vermouth and I use 8 cloves of garlic-we love garlic-my boys fight over this meal! - 3/20/09

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds wonderful. Looks like I found tomorrow nights dinner :-) thanks ! - 3/19/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    making this today but will use some ahi tuna and see what that's like...sounds good - 3/5/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I love shrimp scampi. I will be trying to fit this in later this week over some brown rice. We tried it and we really liked it. This one will get repeated often. - 2/22/09

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Thanks!! I'll plan this into my upcoming week's menue. (but will also probably subst. white wine for the vermouth). Over the whole wheat blend pasta, as another suggested, will make it fit my program---yea! - 2/22/09

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Thanks for posting this. I love shrimp Scampi and have been looking for a recipe for it - 2/22/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very good! - 2/18/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    i love shrimp scampi - 12/7/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is delicious and easy to make, i would definetly make again. - 7/25/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was wonderful, a new twist on Shrimp Scampi - 4/30/08

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I am going to make this on the weekend. I have some fresh pasta and will likely shift around the fats to olive oil etc. Can't wait! It sounds yummy. I have always loved scampi but have stayed away from it due to the high fat. - 2/28/08

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Can I just leave the vermouth out ? If not, can I replace it with another liquid? If so, what--have never made shrimp scampi before and can't use liquor as hubby is on AA Thank you - 2/27/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Quick and very tasty - even the son who says he's tired of shrimp enjoyed this one. Great way to lighten up an old favorite! - 3/15/07

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  • This was DELISH. I served it with craisin slaw and fresh green beans. I used white cooking wine instead of vermouth. What an awesome meal. Aa note: make sure your pasta or whatever you're going to serve the scampi over is done or almost done when you start this, cuz this dish cooks up fast. - 10/15/13

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  • USE MORE GARLIC.. - 9/21/13

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  • I'm going to try this recipe tonight. - 10/17/12

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  • I guess I expected more than just plain shrimp. Maybe I don't know what scampi is.
    - 10/4/12

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  • This is a great recipe. Instead of setting the shrimp on angel hair pasta or rice, I placed the shrimp scampi over baked spaghetti squash that I scraped out in long spaghetti like strands. Delicious and healthy! - 10/2/12

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  • IT was great, only thing we had a problem with was it doesnt really make enough sauce. But its going in to rotation thats for sure - 10/1/12

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  • Very flavorful and quick. Make you feel guilty for eating something that tastes so good. - 8/23/12

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  • Didn't use vermouth..came out good..my kids loved - 6/23/12

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  • Excellent! - 6/9/12

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  • This is wonderful. I add artichokes and use white wine. Then I serve it over pasta. My husband, the 9yr and I all love it. - 4/19/12

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  • looks good! - 3/14/12

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  • This was delicious; I will definitely be making it again! - 2/25/12

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  • I made this weekend for dinner and OMG was it YUMMY!!! I put my fams over whole wheat pasta, and I put mine over spaghetti squash. This was a great, easy "fancy" dinner I cannot wait to make again! - 1/10/12

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  • Can substitute vermouth with low sodium fish stock - 11/12/11

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  • Excellent! Added Cavenders for even more flavor. - 10/11/11

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  • Very good, just what I was expecting! - 8/26/11

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  • Delicious. I had everything in stock except lemons, but the dish was really tasty without it. I decided to add brown rice to my dish as a great complement. Since this was quick and easy (under 30 minutes) I'll make it again. - 8/15/11

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  • LOVE this recipe! Everyone I serve it to raves about it. I do add 1/2 diced avocado with the zest and parsley - adds a nice "creamy" mouthfeel and is delicious!!
    Thanks for sharing - one of our favorites :) - 4/22/11

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  • This was good. I'll definitely make it again - 2/20/11

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  • awesome, I took the tails off tho - 1/21/11

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  • This was VERY good!! I too tossed my shrimp and scampi sauce with whole wheat pasta... I used white wine- a dry one and light butter. It was quick, easy and everyone liked it! - 1/12/11

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  • YUMMY!! - 12/8/10

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  • VERY GOOD. I HAD IT WITH BROWN RICE. WILL MAKE AGAIN FOR SURE. - 10/9/10

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  • Made this tonight and it was AWESOME! I used cooking wine instead of vermouth and I added extra lemon juice because I love the tang. I served it on top of stir fry veggies (80 cals for 2 cups) and 1/3 of a package of ramen noodles w/out the seasoning (129 cals) YUM-O!!!! Everyone LOVED it! - 8/24/10

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  • nice and easy. I don't use liquore, but did it with peas and mushrooms. very good - 7/31/10

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  • Made this last night and it was great. My non-dieting friends liked it as well, but commented that it needed more sauce. Maybe next time we will double the sauce for them. Will definitely be making this again :) - 7/12/10

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  • Looking forward to trying this recipe, it sounds wonderful! - 4/29/10

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  • This recipe is easy and love the flavor. I am going to have it once a week. - 4/6/10

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  • Delicious! Used half olive oil, half butter. Will make again. - 4/5/10

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  • It was alright. I don't use alcohol in my dishes either so I subbed the Vermouth with the olive oil. It tasted very bitter, with a bad aftertaste. We had to drown it in more lemon juice to get it down. I'd probably make it again, but use cajun seasonings. We put ours over noodles. - 2/25/10

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  • Delicious! Thanks! I used a little more garlic and replaced vermouth with about 1/5 cup of white wine... next time I come across vermouth I'll try it that way. - 2/9/10

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  • sounds yummy - 2/5/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yummy - 4/17/08

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  • made this tonight and loved it and so did my husband - 4/12/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Will def try this one! My kids and I love shrimp! - 3/5/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    LOVE Shrimp Scampi and will certainly try this one!!! Thanks!! - 3/5/08

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  • Freakin Awesome!!!! - 3/4/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    It seems like a lot of sodium....I am going to try it but without the salt or the vermuth..(don't do alcohol)....does sound good. - 3/3/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    this sounds very good will give it a try - 3/2/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    dont like the lemon. - 2/28/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Loved it, was easy and delicious. - 2/28/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I am looking forward to making this. It sounds great! - 2/27/08

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    Will definitely have to try this one! - 2/27/08

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  • yummy - 2/27/08

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  • yummy - 2/27/08

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  • I love this recipe! - 2/27/08

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  • yummy - 2/27/08

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  • EXCELLENT!! - 2/27/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Can't wait to try!!!!!!! Sounds very tasty!!!!!! - 2/27/08

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  • delicious - 2/27/08

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  • Easy make - great taste - doesn't get better than that! - 2/27/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Oooh, yum! I love this dish. Seeing it today makes me want it tonight! - 2/27/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I will definitely make this---Sounds wonderful--shrimp are my favourite seafood. - 2/27/08

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  • yummy - 2/27/08

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  • good stuff! - 9/1/07

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