Here's yet another selection of interesting links from around the internet. As always, I welcome your thoughts and your feedback.
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Good context on the differences between "Best before" "Use by" and "Sell by" dates on food. (Still Tasty)
Still more evidence that you should never allow advertising, prices or ratings tell you which wines are superior. (Accidental Hedonist) Related here at CK: On trusting your own taste in wine and food.
The truth about soy--and no, it won't give you cancer or manboobs. (Zen Habits)
23 surprising insights about Weight Watchers. (The Kitschen Bitsch)
Hilariously easy, cheap and nutritious: White Beans and Cabbage. (Eats Well With Others)
Okay, okay, I've finally found a recipe where I'll tolerate extra added salt. Delicious! Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies. (stonesoup)
Scalable, easy, inexpensive and exactly the type of recipe we love here at CK: Chickpea Salad with Lemon, Parmigiano-Reggiano and Fresh Herbs. (Alosha's Kitchen)
Unsolicited book recommendation of the week: When a Crocodile Eats the Sun by Peter Godwin. A striking memoir of how Zimbabwe simply disintegrated during the Robert Mugabe era. Laura recently spent a brief amount of time in Zimbabwe (it was a side trip during an optometric mission trip to South Africa) and she was mortified by what she saw there.
Getting rid of your cable TV doesn't have to mean pulling the plug on an old friend. Here are some creative and lower-cost alternatives. (Dana Richardson)
Exactly how does the so-called Law of Attraction work? (Erin Pavlina)
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