CK Friday Links--Friday September 11, 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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How to healthify any baking recipe. (No Meat Athlete)

How come packaged foods never look as good as in that photo on the box? (Food in Real Life)

Why Dominican banana farmers have abandoned fair trade practices. (The Banana Blog)

The food industry starts a new "Smart Choices" healthy food labeling campaign, and (cue the hysterical laughter) Fruit Loops, Cocoa Krispies and Fudgesicles make the list. (Accidental Hedonist)

Ever heard of teff, amaranth, kamut or farro? Ten healthy whole grains, with recipes and prep ideas. (Chow, via Cheap Healthy Good)

Seven counterintuitive reasons why you should eat more saturated fats. (Tim Ferriss' Blog)

Try a chocolate tasting at your next dinner party! Here's how to do it. (stonesoup)

Recipe Links:
You'd never imagine it could be so easy to make Braised Leg of Lamb. (Hot Off the Garlic Press)

Fight fire with fire--and clear out your sinuses--with this highly original spicy Chilled Red Pepper Soup. (The Well-Seasoned Cook)

The best tomatoes you'll ever eat: Slow Roasted Tomatoes. (Wives with Knives)

Football season is starting up, so here's a delicious Game Day Chili recipe. (Aggie's Kitchen)

Off-Topic Links:
Why being a pessimist can save you a lot of money. (Bargaineering, via

Who's fault is it when a marriage fails because of an unequal division of chores? Hint: it's not as obvious as you'd think. (Toronto Star, via Dana McCauley's Food Blog)

Do you know a young kid who is looking to gain experience in an unpaid internship? Sorry, they're illegal. (Blog Maverick)

Applying the "broken windows theory" to blog comments, posting schedules and entrepreneurialism. (The Art of Nonconformity)

A disturbing article on how the media manufactures reality. (The Last Psychiatrist)

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Joanne said...

There are so many good links here this week Daniel! I love the healthy baking substitutes link (great to have them all on one page!). As well as the recipes.

Daniel said...

Thanks Joanne! Really glad you enjoyed them.