links for 2011-03-14

  • "Pop Rocks!  Love 'em or hate 'em, you have to admit these tiny candy crystals pack a neat little punch.  This candy takes me straight back to my childhood!  They can be hard to find sometimes, so here's how you can make a similar substitute with some surprisingly common ingredients. "
    (tags: recipes food diy)
  • "Sure, there are the standard Guinness brownies and Guinness steak pie, but Ireland’s signature brew can also spruce up everything from Guinness risotto to Guinness cornbread and Guinness milkshakes. We scoured the web for 100 delectable recipes that take cooking with Guinness to the next level, on St. Patrick’s or any other day of the year."
    (tags: recipes beer)
  • "The International Commission for Labor Rights (ICLR) sent a notice to the Wisconsin Legislature, explaining that its attempt to strip collective bargaining rights from public workers is illegal."