Greetings y saludos from Chile! A quick update: Laura and I will be spending the next three months in Santiago, valiantly attempting to improve our extremely rusty Spanish. Don't worry, I'll maintain Casual Kitchen's regular posting schedule while we're here.
Also, readers, if you've visited Chile and would like to suggest any must-eat foods or must-go-to restaurants, please email me!
Once again, here's another Friday assortment of particularly interesting links from around the internet. As always, I welcome your thoughts, comments and feedback.
PS: Sígame en Twitter!
Want to lose weight and boost your metabolism? Then eat a REALLY big breakfast. (EcoSalon)
A helpful post on cooking oils that explains smoke points and which oils to use when. (Grow. Cook. Eat)
Ideas on how to practice mindful eating--a great complement to CK's post this week on Mindful Chewing! (Brigham and Women's Hospital via @jules_stonesoup)
Don't pay up for ridiculously expensive composting equipment--read this post for a much cheaper and laughably easy way instead. (Andrea's Recipes)
A wonderfully simple Pan Fried Salmon with some highly creative seasonings. (A Life of Spice)
Screamingly delicious Super Bowl food: Baked Loaded Potato Skins. (Cheap Healthy Good)
A bit of work to make, but well worth the effort: Moussaka. (REC(ession)IPES)
An intriguing recipe for Seville-Style Stuffed Cabbage Rolls (Liadillos Sevillanos). (A Little Bit of Spain in Iowa)
This week's book recommendation: Everett Bogue's The Art of Being Minimalist. I just finished this e-book and consider it exceptional and worth recommending to readers. (Note: this is an affiliate link, so if you decide to purchase it, you'll be helping out Casual Kitchen too!)
Rules for ideas worth spreading. (Seth's Blog)
Everyday life is filled with moments that we can either do with purpose or do without thought. Today, choose one of those moments and fill it with attention. (MCM Voices Voiceover Blog)
An exceptional essay on the fearless and lonely life of Malcolm X. (The Art of Non-Conformity)
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