Weekly Roundup: 2.5.11

5 02 2011

After a week’s hiatus from sharing links, I’m back with some good ones this week!

  • A Food Manifesto for the FutureNew York Times Blog. This was written by Mark Bittman, whose opinions I really enjoy, and who has a regular recipe column in Runner’s World. He’s got some great ideas here, of course.
  • How to Roast a Butternut Squash WholeA Veggie Venture. Doesn’t get much easier than this!
  • What a Meat Eater Took Away from Oprah’s Vegan EpisodeThe Wannabe Chef. A nice write up summary on Oprah’s vegan episode. I agree with the “agree” and “disagree” statements wholeheartedly. Here’s my take: Support your local farmers (join a CSA! do it!), resist the magnetizing effects of Whole Foods (though, not all the time, it is fun to shop there), and, as Evan so eloquently said, “Love the ingredients, not the food.” MP900177963
  • How to measure a partial egg. – Good Life Eats. Oh-my-goodness I can’t believe I never thought of this. Since there are only two of us, I end up scaling a lot of recipes, and usually end up scratching my head on how to use a partial egg. It’s so simple it’s brilliant!

With that, I bid you a wonderful weekend. I’ll give you one clue as to what 2Chili and I are up to. Yippee!

Oh yeah. This, and there is some big football game on Sunday…something about a super big game?? Since our team isn’t in it, we’re just cheering for fun.

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(Yes, this really is me…taken last year in “The Chutes” at Reno’s Mt. Rose.)

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