good reads | 04

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I love a thoughtful link roundup as a way to discover the fantastic writing others are reading and sharing online. Here are my good reads from the week that was.

Good Reads

Molly Yeh is the queen of delightful remakes of childhood classics (see: funfetti cake, pop-tarts, dunkaroos). Her most recent effort: the Italian rainbow cookie cake.

The socio-aesthetics of pink.

I love Gabrielle Hamilton’s East Village restaurant Prune. Her second book — a cookbook bearing its name — is going on our bookshelf. 

Paul Draper is fighting for disclosure of the many additives used in commercial wine-making.

And one man’s quest to sanitize your filthy coffee cup lid.

Our trip to Morocco is a few months away, but this photo essay has me pining for her colourful cities.

I’ve come over the years to appreciate Ivanka Trump’s no-mess feminism: it looks effortless because she works damn hard.

Oxford’s 2014 Word of the Year goes to… 

The onomatopoeia we apply to animal sounds varies widely across languages. Now I know why the dogs in Greece gav-gav and the roosters cry ki-ki-ri-ku!

Other Roundups to Love

Molly Yeh’s Friday Links (updated Fridays)

A Practical Wedding’s Happy Hour (updated Fridays)

Elise Blaha Cripe’s Weekend Links (updated Saturdays)

101 Cookbooks’ Favorites List (updated infrequently, but excellent)

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