CK Food Links--Friday May 29, 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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Weight Loss Accountability at 344 Pounds
An inspiring weight-loss blog I recently found posts an exceptional article on how to find "accountability partners" to help you reach your goals.

Shhh--Don't Tell Anyone Cheerios Lowers Cholesterol at The Last Psychiatrist
One of my favorite non-food blogs runs a post on how the FDA strong-armed Cheerios by saying "Cheerios improperly made claims that it never actually made." Look, I can't stand branded boxed cereal either, but this is ridiculous.

The Bread Baker's Apprentice Challenge at Pinch My Salt
The coobook exploiter in me loves the idea of cooking one's way through an entire cookbook. The future bread-baker in me loves the idea of so many bread recipes. Here's a collective project of bloggers cooking their way through The Bread Baker's Apprentice, one of breakmaking's most highly regarded cookbooks.

Mexican Beauty
If you haven't seen American Beauty you'll find this Australian Doritos ad vaguely disturbing. Thanks to Eat Me Daily for the link.

Pasta Ceci at Cook Eat FRET
Claudia says this recipe is so easy that it's "barely even cooking." A perfect heavy-rotation recipe candidate for us here at CK.

Chocolate Chip Overload Cookies at Noble Pig
Not one, not two, but three bags of semi-sweet chocolate chips go into these glorious cookies. A serious candidate for the world's best chocolate chip cookie recipe.

Grilled Pork Belly at Kalofagas
Peter gives detailed instructions and advice on how to grill pork bellies Greek-style. It's inexpensive, really easy and not as unhealthy as you'd think. Vegetarian readers, please avert your eyes.

Crispy Fish Fingers at Aggie's Kitchen
A laughably easy recipe that the whole family, including the tykes, will enjoy. And I'm really relieved she didn't call them fish sticks.

Pizza Time at Just Braise
Stacey puts up a really easy recipe for homemade pizza with homemade dough. A key tip: use tomato paste rather than tomato sauce.

Meyer Lemon and Rosemary Roasted Potatoes at Jersey Girl Cooks
Lisa serves up a new twist on roasted potatoes thanks to a visit to a Greek restaurant. I love easy recipes like this that combine affordable ingredients in highly creative ways.

Pac Man, Space Invaders, Asteroids and Frogger at
There was a time, children, when video games were played in a place called a "mall" and they only cost a quarter! It's embarrassing how much time I wasted over the past few days on this site.

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Aggie said...

Thanks for the link love! :)

Melissa said...

Aggie always deserves it, she rocks!

I also copied the ceci from Claudia the minutes she posted Rachel's recipe. I plan on making it this week.

As for the video games? Man, there is no way I'm getting started with that haha. I'll never stop. Those were the games of my childhood also. The one I was best at though was one didn't do - Galaga. I was awesome at Galaga. :P I used to flip the score. I bet 90% of kids these days (I sound like an old fogey!) would have no idea what that even means.

Daniel said...

Aggie: you are welcome! Thank you for your exceptional blog.

Melissa: Flip the score! I love it. I played Galaga too, but I never achieved *that* feat. :)