CK Food Links--Friday April 24, 2009

Here's yet another selection of particularly interesting links from around the internet. As always, I welcome your thoughts and your feedback.

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156 Cheap, Healthy Recipes for Ten Common Leftover Herbs at Cheap Healthy Good
Kris annihilates one of the most annoying problems of cooking: you need one lousy tablespoon of parsley, but you have to buy parsley in enormous, buttload-sized bunches at the store. What can you do to use up the rest?

Carnitas at Food and Fire
Dave shares an easy and non-lardified version of a favorite Mexican dish. This one is definitely worth bookmarking.

Roasted Marinated Chicken Recipe at 5 Second Rule
One of my favorite food writers shares a delicious and preposterously easy way to prepare roast chicken.

Vintage Supermarket Photos from
I loved these photos--well worth a quick visit. Thanks to Eat Me Daily for the link.

How to Coffee-Dye a Garment at Frugal Fu
A great idea for a homemade way to dye your clothes--and to cover up evidence that you spill coffee on yourself.

Roasted Tomatoes with Couscous and Pumpkin Seeds at GreenLiteBites
An easy, substantial and highly original salad recipe that I thought was worth passing along.

Making Curds and Whey at i shot the chef
If you've ever wanted to make your own homemade cheese, read this post. You'll never believe it could be this easy.

Instant Gratification--Naan! at Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day
I don't know about you, but I don't have a tandoor oven in my kitchen. So Zoe shares an easy stovetop recipe for the "fastest bread in the book."

Adult Animal Crackers at BitterSweet
Here's the only way a vegan can get away with eating an animal. And no, it's not that kind of "adult." PS: If you're wondering what chia seeds are, it's a source of protein and omega fatty acids that's becoming increasingly popular among vegans and vegetarians.

279 Days to Overnight Success at The Art of Non-Conformity
Chris shares an incredible amount of information on how he started his popular site and how you can establish yourself in the world of blogging. This is one of the most useful e-books I've ever read, and best of all, he's giving it away for free.

Interview with the Central Park Jogger at the New York Times
Inspiring discussion with the victim of a crime that shook New York City back in 1989. What an amazing woman.

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cheryl said...

Thanks for the shout out and for linking to my chicken recipe, Dan! I'm looking forward to checking out your other links as well.

The Diva on a Diet said...

I second the roast chicken at 5second rule ... it looks amazing and I can't wait to try it.

So excited about the link to the left-over herb post! Excellent picks, as always, Dan. Thanks!

Pam said...

The carnitas recipe looks terrific - thanks for the sharing all these links. Looking forward to checking them out.

I also wanted to say thanks for your partial feed suggestion. I tried doing it but it wouldn't switch. Any suggestions?