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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Are vegetarian diets truly healthy? It's a common question, and this post gives a balanced and well thought out answer. (Food Politics)
Ten great tips on how to stay focused on your diet and fitness goals during the holiday season. (Functional Fitness) Bonus post: CK's own 15 Creative Tips to Avoid Holiday Overeating.
Everything you need to know about brining turkey. (Serious Eats)
15 things you probably didn't know about coffee. (The Oatmeal via Eat Me Daily)
Got a cold, or worse, H1N1? Here's a spicy drink that will ease your pain and clear your sinuses. (Food Woolf)
A food blogger finds a lost wallet and rediscovers what's truly important in life. (5 Second Rule)
How can a potato recipe be both this easy and this good? Potatoes Anna. (The Buttery Blog)
One of the coolest looking cakes ever: Zebra Cake. (AZ Cookbook)
How to make a simple and delicious Pork Roast. (Beach Eats)
Not sure whether this is vile or brilliant: making Scrambled Eggs with the steam wand of an espresso machine. (Abstract Gourmet, after The Amateur Gourmet)
Unsolicited book recommendations of the week: If you're looking for a few investment/stock market related books, either to get a jumpstart on investing next year, or to give as gifts this Christmas, let me recommend three excellent ones: Jim Cramer's Real Money (I know he might play the buffoon on TV, but this book is extremely useful on many levels), One Up On Wall Street (really good for beginner investors) and Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits (for intermediate/advanced investors).
Does social media simply feed our delusions? (Dave Johnston's Blog)
Our three primary obligations as bloggers: show up, deliver value and keep improving. (chrisbrogan.com via @dragosroua)
An interesting personal finance idea: your household should practice "financial fire drills." (Bargaineering)
How to stop fearing death. (Erin Pavlina's Blog)
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