Here's yet another selection of particularly interesting links from around the internet. As always, I welcome your thoughts and your feedback.
PS: follow me on Twitter!
Finally, a quick editorial note to readers: in the next few days, I'm going to run a series of posts about my experiences testing out a 100% raw foods diet. I've decided to dip my toe, albeit temporarily, into the raw foods lifestyle. It will be a seven-day trial, and I'll share all the details with you. Look for the first post on Tuesday, November 10th!
And now, onto this week's links....
Holiday gift ideas for friends and family who are watching their weight. (Examiner.com)
Nine ways you can embrace sloooowww foooood. (Zen Habits)
Deep frying: it's not for weenies anymore. Good tips and instructions here. (Cooking School Confidential)
I know it's a bit late for Halloween, but here's a creative and absolutely ghastly looking meatloaf that looks exactly like a zombie hand. (Not Martha)
My favorite non-food blog disembowels an alarmist study about food stamps. (The Last Psychiatrist)
Every food blogger could benefit from reading these 5 Dos and Don'ts About Blogging for Cookbook Authors. (Food Blog Alliance) Bonus post: Guest Bloggers: To Have or To Have Not.
A really easy and inexpensive Vegan Flatbread recipe. (No Meat Athlete)
Tasty and easy to make: Pork Medallions with Garlic Ginger Pomegranate Sauce. (The Buttery Blog)
Simple Spanish comfort food from a new favorite blog: Lentejas con Chorizo. (A Little Bit of Spain in Iowa)
Melissa demystifies how to make a basic and delicious Spanakopita. (Alosha's Kitchen)
Researchers claim the carbon footprint of a pet dog is twice that of a Land Cruiser driven 10,000 km a year. (New Zealand Dominion Post)
An extremely useful holiday tipping guide, including suggestions on showing appreciation when your finances don’t permit a monetary gift. (Bargaineering)
A thought-provoking post on what frugal living looks like. (Almost Frugal)
How one blogger sought out an ideal job by seeking the exact opposite of an old job from hell. (Breathing Prosperity)
Do you have an interesting article or recipe that you'd like to see featured in Casual Kitchen's Food Links? Send me an email!
How can I support Casual Kitchen?
If you enjoy reading Casual Kitchen, tell a friend and spread the word! You can also support me by purchasing items from Amazon.com via links on this site, or by linking to me or subscribing to my RSS feed. Finally, you can consider submitting this article, or any other article you particularly enjoyed here, to bookmarking sites like del.icio.us, digg or stumbleupon. Thank you for your support!