The Best of the Week: Food Recipes – Blogging – Social Media – Health – Fitness

You know I like to surprise my readers with articles of different themes related of course to food, health and social media. In that way I enjoy breaking the routine and to spicy the blogging up (subscribe with a RSS reader or by email to be updated!)

I’ve planed several new sections to my blog and I’ll be publishing them in future posts as time goes by.
This brand new section was in my mind since long time ago but I’ve had often little time to implement it.
Now with a small push of Kristi of Kikolani and her Fetching Friday posts I’ve made it and adapted a foodie-version that I want to call it: the Best of the Week.
The same will be published (hope to do it regularly) near every weekend (in other words from Thursday to Saturday, the weekend depends of the country customs)

 The Best of the Week: Food Recipes - Blogging - Social Media - Health - Fitness

What type of content will be included and what type of criteria will I use to pick them?

The articles mentioned on this brand new section will come from the return-feedback I’ve from other bloggers in comments on this blog, from the interacting on my social networks as well as of my RSS reader subscriptions to other blogs.
I’ll be covering, principally areas that could be interesting for foodies and bloggers in general.
Having more than 500 subscriptions (and increasing!!) in my RSS readers, I know that it will be a little hard to find good content in all the cases.
This is where You enter! I know that I’ll be missing worth articles so, if you want, you can recommend them (only very few per week ;-), through my social sites.
So join me at twitter, facebook, stumbleupon, and join my blog on facebook.
I bet that you already know that interacting with other bloggers (in this case me!) is the best way to be noticed; anyway, I’m pretty sure that this isn’t new for you, eh?

Now straight to the Best of the Week articles published!

Food Recipes – Food Blogs

* Peppermint Meltaways

* Cranberry Cheesecake

* Gourmet Comfort Food: Cuban Style Yams With Garlic and Lime Recipe

* Epicurious Predicts Top 10 Food Trends for 2010

* Potato and Leek Soup and Never Give Up!

* Liquor soaked Chocolate Finger

* Cocoa-Marzipan Pound Cake For the Ages

* Cooking Red to Remember: Smoked Serrano Chile Cranberry Reduction

* Tomato and Roasted Pepper Soup (Sopa de Tomate y Pimentón)

* Zucchini Fritters

* Pomegranate and Pistachio Chicken

* Morrocon Cigars Using Left Over Thanksgiving Turkey

* Italian Raspberry Jam Filled Shortbread Cookies

* Holiday Appetizers: Margarita Shrimp Bites with Southwestern Sauce

* Cranberry Chutney From Chef Suvir Saran

* Candy Cane Mint Chocolate Fudge Recipe

* Leftover Cranberry and Cooking RED to Remember

* Chicken with Kale

* Broccoli Cheddar, Chicken and Tater Tot Casserole

* Cooking Lady’s Etouffeé

* Fresh From New York December

* Healthy Holiday Eating/RED Awareness

* Bon Vivant Travels, Part III

* Berries and almonds Crumble

* Sausage, Chickpea & Carrot Stew

* Beef Misono and Vegetable Misono

* Exhausting the Options

* Martha’s Rocky Ledge Bars

* One Pot with Chicken

* Big Fat Fluffy Balls

* Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade

* European Street Style Beer Cheese Soup

* Turkey Meatballs with Roasted Tomatoes Linguine

* Spicy Pumpkin Crock Pot Chili

Blogging – Social Media – Writing

* Looking for Traffic in All the Wrong Places

* 5 Bad Reasons to Quit Blogging

* A Process For Writing More and Better Blog Posts

* 10 Things to Consider when Writing for the Web

* 10 Adobe AIR Apps That Simplify Our Lives

* 10 Web trends to watch in 2010

* The First Rule of Copyblogger

* The Tao of Tweeting

* Top 5 Blogging Misconceptions

* If You Have an Extra Half Hour

Health & Fitness

* Holiday Overeating: How Enjoying Your Food Can Limit Overindulging

* Young Adults Who Exercise Get Higher IQ Scores

* Weight Loss Eases Apnea Symptoms in Obese Men

* Video games may have potential health benefits

* Loneliness spreads in social networks

* Green tea prevents oral cancer, even in high-risk patients

* Adults Have Dreamlike Thoughts During Sleepwalking and Sleep Terrors Episodes

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31 Responses to The Best of the Week: Food Recipes – Blogging – Social Media – Health – Fitness

  1. Gera, what a great thing you are doing here and thank you so much for putting me on your list this week! I'm honored to be one of the firsts!

  2. I'm honored to have made your best of list, thanks you so much! Wonderful idea you have, such interesting and helpful info for regulars here. Your top social media picks will be most helpful, thanks again.

  3. I love the best of the week idea! I wanted to thank you for mentioning me on twitter in follow fridays, I really appreciate it!

  4. Gera, it's definitely a great idea to make a post of the bests. These links in three different fields will be so helpful for us in many ways. I'm sure I'll get benefit from these. And thank you for putting my Zucchni Fritters in your food recipes list.

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    Thanks for your kind comments and happy you like this new section!!

  6. What a fantastic idea you have here to promote friends, thank you for putting me on your list I will be sure to let everyone know how kind and thoughtful you are to our fellow Bloggers..I am so honored to be on this list thank you again 🙂

  7. Wow, I can't even imagine how long it must have taken to put this together!

    Thanks so much for featuring one of my recipes: I'm flattered.

  8. Hey Gera, thanks for the honor! What a great list. I'll be spending the next few days clicking through all of them.

  9. Thanks for including my post on Martha's Rocky Ledge Bars! I am happy to be included in this list! Great way to round up what's happening!

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