Link Roundup for 22 February 2013

Web chartSome of the things I've found interesting around the web this week.

3 Homemade Popcorn Seasonings

Sometimes you just want a snack. But instead of grabbing that bag of chips, how about some popcorn instead? You can even make it in a wok!

Mediterranean diet may be best for diabetes

Another study in support of a Mediterranean diet. With so many amazing food cultures arrayed around the Med, this is certainly good news for diabetics who like to eat well.

5 minute low-carb noodles

I've done the julienne veg bit before with quite good results but this is a different take on the idea and looks really good.

Problem: cast iron wok, extra hot, burning aromatics and such

This forum question sparked an interesting discussion on woks, heat and how to handle your aromatics. I don't know that I agree with all of the posts but it certainly brought out some ideas.

HOW TO: Season cast iron on a Barbecue Grill

This video is isn't specifically about woks but cast iron pans are wonderful in their own right and share a number of similarities with woks. It's also a nice reminder that spring isn't too far away and woks are great for outdoor cooking!

The One Kitchen Item Worth Splurging On

I'd find it hard to argue against the buy good knives position but check out the story for some other possibilities if you've got some money burning a hole in your pocket.

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As a vegan and a diabetic, I am very much aware of the challenges faced by friends and family as they attempt to deal with dietary restrictions.
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