CK Friday Links--Friday August 17, 2012

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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Jacques Pepin's tribute to Julia Child on what would be her 100th birthday. (New York Times)

The best exercise for losing weight is whatever exercise you'll keep doing once you've lost the weight. (344 Pounds)

18 steps to cutting out carbs. (A Sweet Life)

Cooking doesn't always follow the script. (Dad Cooks Dinner)

Recipe Links:
A delicious blogroll of 25 Corn Recipes. (Cookin' Canuck)

Twelve beautiful recipes using Dijon Mustard. (Bon Appetit, via Chow and Chatter)

Morabayeh Holou--otherwise known as Afghan-style Peach Compote. (The Spice Spoon)

Off-Topic Links:
Five striking thoughts about the actions, reactions, physiques and freak-outs of athletes at the London Olympics. (Cook, Pray, Love)

Real companies pay dividends. (Abnormal Returns)

You probably have too much stuff. (New York Times)

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Marcia said...

I liked the article on too much stuff. I have too much stuff. I've been trying to reduce just all ends up on the floor and surfaces (toys, paper, etc.)

Clothing is the worst. I like to keep my closet minmal, but pregnancy makes that impossible. First, you start to grow out of things. Then you have to buy maternity gear. Then you have the baby, and are still wearing maternity.

Then you lose just enough weight where the maternity is too big (around week 4), but you are at least a year from your old clothing. And on and on. Especially with the breastfeeding, even loose shirts won't fit.

I just sent a big box of clothing to the shed. To be seen in a year.

Marcia said...

I liked this article also.

Marcia said...


Daniel said...

Thanks Marcia. I hear you on clothes. I'm still hanging onto all my suits from my prior career--and I have NO IDEA why. And it's despite the fact that I'm actually very minimalist otherwise.

Of course maternity adds a whole other layer to the issue.


Daniel said...

PS: That article you shared is excellent. Thank you!

BonnieBanters said...

Great links...I especially appreciate the article about carbs from A Sweet Life! Thanks!

Daniel said...

Thanks Bonnie. We've also been thinking a lot more about the carbs we eat here at Casual Kitchen, so that article was useful for us too. Thank you for the feedback!