CK Friday Links--Friday December 25, 2009

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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One of my all-time favorite bloggers, Kris at Cheap Healthy Good, shares her very best posts of the year. Well worth a read. (Cheap Healthy Good) PS: Stay tuned--on Monday, CK will run its own best of 2009 post!

Psychological tricks and techniques that menu consultants use to squeeze more dollars out of diners. (Eater)

10 quick eco-friendly things you can do right now, especially tips #6 and #7. (Bargaineering)

Don't drop a turkey pot pie. I've heard that flying pot pie goo can travel up to 5-6 feet. (Beach Eats)

An interesting 5-minute video on how candy canes are made. (Eat Me Daily)

Recipe Links:
If you're interested in serving leg of lamb sometime during the holidays, here is a spectacular Stuffed Leg of Lamb, with easy, step-by-step instructions. (The Art of the Pig)

A Christmas tradition for one of my favorite bloggers: Tamales Verdes/Green Chile Tamales. (A Little Bit of Spain in Iowa)

Another great traditional recipe for holiday baking: Old-Fashioned Molasses Cookies. (A Mingling of Tastes)

A laughably easy Scottish shortbread recipe. (The Claytons Blog)

Off-Topic Links:
An exceptional post explaining the basic fundamental of using minimalism in web design. (Webdesigner Depot via @PANDA_DESIGN)

Some excellent comebacks and responses you can use to rebut anyone's sarcastic comments about your lifestyle choices. (The Middle Finger Project)

This essay was a key inspiration for us to give up television here at Casual Kitchen. (

Surprising and unusual Christmas factoids. (Chow and Chatter)

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1 comment:

chow and chatter said...

thanks for the mention Daniel oh I adore Diana's blog as well hope your Christmas was lovely Rebecca