Monday, November 1, 2010

Best of CHG October 2010

Oh, sweet readers. Remember October? Looking back, it was a good month, wasn't it? We laughed. We cried. We had a crazy hailstorm that punched monster holes in all our hydrangeas. (Or maybe that was just us?) Let's reminisce together.

Kale and Balsamic Tofu Salad
Low-Fat Apple Coffee Cake
Malt Vinegar Oven Fries
Pasta with Butternut Squash, Sage, and Pine Nuts
Pumpkin Butter
Savory Squash Pie


We named The #1 Rule of Personal Finance, and were wondering if, frankly, you agree.

Leigh declared, “As for Me and My House, We’ll Serve the Veggies!” And we liked it.

She also created a neat little spreadsheet to help you with Converting Those Pesky Weights and Measures.

Serving Sizes and Portion Control: A Primer ... uh … primed you … about stuff.

I got to yammer about good pasta and vicious chickens in What I Learned About Food in Italy.

We got all zen with When NOT to Eat Cheap, Healthy, and Good (Er, Well).

Winter Squash 101 (Plus 18 Recipes!) discussed everything you always wanted to know about said vegetables, but were too tremulous to ask. (Yes, tremulous!)

And rounding out the month, we Asked the Internet about:

For more Cheap Healthy Goodness…

1) Have your say!
We love reading creative comments and participating in thought-provoking discussions. There’s even a fabulous new Ask the Internet column, where readers can write in with various inquiries and/or offer helpful suggestions. Sweet.

2) Spread the word!
Like us? Link to us! Refer us to a bookmarking site! (We have StumbleUpon and Digg buttons now!) Or just talk us up to your mom. That’s nice, too.

3) Behold our social networking!
Subscribe to our feed, join our Facebook page, or check out our Twitter … thing. They’re super fun ways to kill time, without any accompanying not-so-fresh feeling.

4) Buy from our Amazon Store!
If you click on the Amazon widget (lower left hand corner) and buy anything from Amazon (not just what we’re advertising on CHG), we get a small commission. And that’s always nice.

5) “I lost my mood ring. I don’t know how I feel about that.”

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