Saturday, November 26, 2011

Weekend Links #25

Weekend Links is a way of sharing all the engrossing things I see around the internet. I publish Weekend Links approximately every two weeks. As usual, I welcome your ideas and feedback.

food reading links:
--The University of California at Berkely has been running a course this semester called Edible Education. All the lectures have been videoed and are available online for free. Listen to lectures by Marion Nestle, Michael Pollan, and others.
--A review of the film Toast, about food writer Nigel Slater's childhood (from Lettuce Eat Kale). I am very much looking forward to seeing this.
--Ten tips to manage mindless eating (from Casual Kitchen). What strategies do you have (or need)?

recipe links:
--Homemade ricotta cheese - really, it's ridiculously easy (from The Stonesoup Diaries).
--And if that excites you, how about homemade creme fraiche, while you are at it (from Two Tarts)?
--Brownies with spinach and carrots (from Not Quite Nigella). Adapted from the same cookbook that brought you chickpea chocolate chip cookies.
--A savoury lentil and walnut loaf (from Oh She Glows) for a vegetarian main dish.
--A sugar-free cinnamon quick bread that contains parsnips (from Scandi-Foodie).

off-topic links:
--All about the copyright fights over the slogan "Keep Calm and Carry On" (from The Awl).
--I'm considering getting a Brazilian Blowout and having straight hair for 10 weeks. Any stories to share?

What engrossing things have you seen around the internet?

Or tell me... What is your best blog post these last two weeks?

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