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And we think we consumers have no power over the food industry. (Bloomberg.com)
Why some bloggers decided HBO's series Weight of the Nation was offensive--before it even aired. (Health at Every Size and Appetite for Profit)
Great tips on grilling fish, including which types of fish to avoid, which are easiest, and what makes a successful marinade. (Beyond Salmon)
Is the food writing dream over? Don't let fear create your reality. (Monica Bhide)
Delicious, healthy and easy: Spinach Feta Risotto. PS: You can use regular rice too. (Ezra Pound Cake)
And a little extra bourbon for the baker. Chocolate Bourbon-Spiked Banana Bread. (Leite's Culinaria)
A striking low-carb and gluten free Lentil Granola. And yes, you read that right. (Stonesoup)
The old lie about writers developing a thick skin. (The Green Water Blog)
Why I can never, ever not work. (Academic Jungle, via Oil and Garlic)
That's why bad habits are so insidious. (James Altucher)
Don't apologize. (Erin Pavlina)
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