CK Friday Links--Friday December 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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Did you buy an organic Christmas tree? Did you even know that there was such a thing as an organic Christmas tree? Helpful tips on how to find one. (Katonah Green)

Ten really easy tips on how to healthify any recipe. (Cheap Healthy Good)

A nutritionist challenges the widely-held belief that HFCS is behind the obesity epidemic. Read this post to learn a lot about sweeteners. (Kathryn Elliot's Blog)

Is foodie culture a direct result of sexual dissatisfaction? Yikes. (BlogHer, via Food Philosophy)

A minute and a half video with great ideas for green juice fasting on the go. (Inspire2Act)

Recipe Links:
Here's a great way to use up any leftover turkey from Thanksgiving: a delicious and easy Southwestern Turkey and Black Bean Soup. (Dad Cooks Dinner)

A laughably easy recipe for Middle Eastern Flatbread. (The Oyster Evangelist)

So delicious it oughta be illegal! Baked Eggs in Bacon Baskets. (Stacey Snacks)

Step-by-step instructions on how to make a traditional Pasta Amatriciana. (Cream Puffs in Venice)

Off-Topic Links:
An excellent summary of the horrendous "Climategate" scandal. (UK Times Online)

Give experiences, rather than things, this holiday season. (The Simple Dollar)

Are you setting your own standards, or others set your standards for you? A particularly thought-provoking essay. (Rock Your Day)

Further proof that Canadians are the funniest people on Earth. (Goodie Bag TV)

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Dana Mccauley said...

Seems there are a forest of Christmas Tree posts right now. Check out this one for more info about environmental impact of holiday trees:

Daniel said...

Thanks Dana, that's an interesting article and an intriguing idea.


Stacey Snacks said...

Thanks Dana for posting my bacon egg baskets....they are not that bad for you. It's only one egg and a slice of bacon, but maybe it should be illegal!

Daniel said...

Anytime Stacey... that was a really good recipe.