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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A schoolteacher makes the monumental commitment to eat the food in her school's cafeteria every single day for a year. Sadly, school lunches today are just as vile as when I was a kid. (Fed Up: School Lunch Project, via Alosha's Kitchen)
Kris stumbles into a 1960s-era cookbook and finds several deeply horrifying recipes--including Prune Whip, Beige Macaroni (?) and Onion Ice Cream. Hilarious. (Cheap Healthy Good)
Six brief tips for a diet for optimal mental and physical health. (Chow and Chatter)
Malcolm Gladwell explains in a video how the food industry revolutionized its approach to making consumers happy--and why there's 36 kinds of Ragu spaghetti sauce. Starts slow, but quickly becomes fascinating. (TED.com)
A laughably easy and laughably cheap vegetarian Quasi Caldo Verde, or Portuguese Kale Soup. (30 Bucks a Week)
Nine, count 'em, nine, delicious homemade salad dressing recipes from my favorite minimalist food blogger Jules. (stonesoup)
Read Joanne's intriguing Brazilian-Style Salmon Fish Stew and she'll throw in a free anatomy lesson! (Eats Well With Others)
This week's unsolicited book recommendation: Andre Agassi's new autobiography Open, which is by far the best sports biography I've ever read. I can count on one hand the number of books I've read that make me think and make me repeatedly laugh out loud. This is one of them.
Be a real blogger, not a perfect blogger. (Savvy Blogging)
A short post with exceptional insights on how people use psychological projection to give away their power to money. (The Writer's [Inner] Journey, via @melanievotaw)
If you're one of the few people on Earth who hasn't read the Twilight saga, here's a hilariously condescending deconstruction of the novel's dramatic devices. (The Oatmeal)
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