Bookmarks for 18th March 2012

These are my saved Pinboard links for 18th March 2012:

  • roasted chickpeas | in sock monkey slippers – With a toddler and a beer nerd/ultramarathoner in this house it is imperative that there are healthy yet delicious (extra points if it pairs well with a cocktail) snacks on hand at all times.Crunchy, healthy, and satisfying, these roasted chickpeas do the trick. Inspired from a recipe for cumin and yeast roasted chickpeas from an issue of Food & Wine, these roasted chickpeas using caned chickpeas are fast and simple to make.

    Packed with protein, zinc, and folate, these crunchy and delicious roasted chickpeas are not only healthy but seriously addictive. Here are three of our favorite flavor combos: Sriracha, Lime, and Cilantro; Sea Salt and Rosemary; and Honey. The 3-year-old sidekick, Mia, loves the Sea Salt and Rosemary and Honey and can eat them faster than my husband. Best eaten warm but can be stored in an air-tight container, this amazing snack will be gone fast. Make extra.

  • DIY yogurt [Recipe] | Grist – It’s very easy to make yogurt without a yogurt maker. For equipment, you’ll need a two-quart saucepan, a candy or dairy thermometer (optional but helpful), a one-quart mason jar, and a whisk that will fit into it. You also need a method for keeping your yogurt warm while it cultures. Read the FAQ below before getting started.

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