CK Friday Links--Friday September 4, 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 will the American Heart Association square their new position on eating less sugar with their paid endorsements of many high-sugar cereals? (Food Politics)

Oh great, all US freshwater fish are contaminated with mercury. (Food Politics)

This is what a glorious day of homebrewing looks like in time-lapse photography. (Accidental Hedonist)

Put on your critical thinking cap: grain and hormone fed beef is better for the environment than organic grass-fed beef. (Feedstuffs Foodlink)

Whole Foods tries valiantly to apologize for their CEO's ill-conceived op-ed.... (Daily Kos, OpenLeft), while supporters stage a Whole Foods "buycott." (St. Louis Business Journal)

How to make the most of mediocre fruit. Worth reading just for the weirdly perfect analogy to nose hair. (The Economical Epicurean)

Recipe Links:
Curried Brown Rice with Tomatoes and Peas, along with a bonus: a hilarious story of the worst date in recorded human history. (Cheap Healthy Good)

An easy, healthy homemade Cheese Thins Crackers recipe. (Chocolate & Zucchini)

Another great use for zucchini: Lasagna Sans Pasta. (Beach Eats)

Ooooh baby: Dark Chocolate Ice Cream. (Ice Cream Ireland, via The Dogs Eat the Crumbs)

Off-Topic Links:
Why people wig out inappropriately over a simple money-saving suggestion. (The Simple Dollar)

How to ask for help on Twitter in five steps. (Seth Simonds' Blog)

When you find yourself with 65 tubes of toothpaste, 50 bottles of body wash and 36 boxes of cereal, perhaps your frugal shopping has turned into an addiction. (4 Hats and Frugal)

An excellent and counterintuitive take on federal budget deficits. Long, but worth it. (Economic Perspectives)

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Laura said...

I am just LOVING this one on the Simple Dollar - thanks!

The Diva on a Diet said...

Very interested to read the piece on the AHA and sugar ... and also tale of the worst date in history! LOL

As always, I thank you for the linkage my friend. Have a wonderful weekend!

Daniel said...

Laura, so glad you enjoyed--Trent's site is excellent.

Diva, any time. Thanks for your comment!


DEO said...

Thanks for the shout out, Dan! Glad you liked my analogy. :)

Love the new design!


Daniel said...

Hi DEO, thank *you* for your post, and thanks for the positive vibes!