Friday, April 20, 2012

Friday Distractions -- Random Links & Recipes Bookmarked

This was ready and scheduled for Friday, but didn't post. Hope your weekends are off to a great start! I bought rhubarb at the Farmer's Market this morning and I can't wait to braise it.

Ready for the weekend? To help you pass your Friday here are the highlights of what distracted me this week online, what I bookmarked that I hope to one day eat, and a picture.   

Oh no! An eel shortage? Dragon Rolls are my favorite sushi roll. This could be sad.

Kathy Martin started running at 30 and now "has set nine American and two world records." She's proof that it is never too late to find your passion and succeed. Here's her profile in the NY Times: After Late Start, Runner Is Speeding Through Records.

Matilda, a 94 year old, is still performing the quickstep. She could teach those young-ins on So You Think You Can Dance some moves. Watch the video if only the few seconds around 3:32 where the fringe on her dress begins swirling in a hypnotic manner. 

"And there is no relationship between the type of food being sold in a neighborhood and obesity among its children and adolescents." I never expected to read that quote. Studies Question the Pairing of Food Deserts and Obesity

Spice things up for better heath

Recipes Bookmarked
The prettiest S'mores Cupcakes I've ever seen at Pastry Affair
Homemade Jelly Beans at The Cupcake Project
Seaweed Salad at NY Times

Bright Flowers, April 2012, Red Dog Farm, Old Church, VA 

Chairlift's 'Met Before' is a choose your own adventure music video. Awesome. (via Frontier Psychiatrist)

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