Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Tuesday Megalinks

I’m away Thursday and Friday, so please enjoy these ever-so-lovely entries in the meantime:

Consumerist/Spoofee: How to Pick a Good Watermelon
Quick! Read this before the season’s over and we have to make do with the cool, refreshing taste of turnips.

Freakonomics Quorum: What is the Right Way to Think About the Obesity ‘Epidemic’?
A.k.a. “Are We Fatties? Discuss.”

Get Rich Slowly: The Grocery Game AND Grocery Store vs. Farmers Market: Which Has the Cheapest Produce?
I link to GRS so often for two reasons:
A) JD is a thoughtful, technically solid writer, and,
B) He focuses a good chunk of the blog on food.
Check out his archives for more mealtime wonder.

The Simple Dollar: Getting Over the “Taboo” of Generics and Store Brands

That stuff about Get Rich Slowly? The same goes for Simple Dollar.

Frugal Upstate: Frugal Potluck or BBQ Food: Fruit Kabobs – Fun, Festive, and Frugal
Let it be known: everything tastes better on a stick.

Bibilical Womanhood: Frugal Fridays – Grocery Shopping
Just 24, Crystal feeds her family of four on $35 a week. I couldn’t feed myself for that much at her age. Lady has her stuff together. Cute kids, too. (Scroll down for the post.)

Top Chef: Anthony Bourdain’s Blog
Cheap? No. Healthy? Nuh-unh. Pulitzer-worthy food writing from a globe-spanning culinary artiste who names his posts after Traffic and Clash songs? You betcha.

Midtown Lunch: Day in the Life - Muhammed “Kwik Meal” Rahman
Neat behind-the-scenes look at an NYC cart vendor who works 16 hours a day, five days a week, 52 weeks a year so workers can have inexpensive, relatively healthy lunches (minus the white sauce).

Free Money Finance: Carnival of Personal Finance
CHG’s an editor’s pick! Woo, I say, woo! Other notable entries include:

FILAM: 89th Festival of Frugality:
CHG’s Beef series made it into the “Frugal Food and Nutrition” section, along with:

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3 comments:

Jenn @ Frugal Upstate said...

Yup, sticks are good. :) Even chicken tastes better on a stick. . .

Millionaire Mommy Next Door said...

Thanks for the mention!

KRG said...

Thank you for linking to the 89th edition of the Festival of Frugality! :)