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The Eco(Logical/Nomical) Impact of Food in the UK
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People say that procrastination is a counter-productive thing. Who knows, maybe it is. To find out, I endeavoured to look up research on procrastination. Not exactly the most fascinating read, so I wandered off and ended up reading some of the blogs on thesimpledollar.com. One of the articles that peeked my interest was titled buying foods based on cost per calorie. A great idea, since we all have to eat and consume a certain number of calories each day, so why not do so as economically as possible? However, as is often the case, this was entirely based on US prices. And it completely overlooked the ecological cost of food. The ecological cost takes into account how much stress we put on our one and only planet to produce any given type of food. If you don’t believe in global warming and the incredibly destructive impact humanity has …

How Cooking Is an Amazing DYI Skill
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You think that cooking is not your thing? You fear that you don’t have the patience – or the skills – to cook? Read on and you might be surprised how you can easily turn things around, including some tips on how to make delicious meals at home.

8 Gifts for Someone Who Loves Cooking
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Still looking for that perfect Christmas or New Year gift for someone who loves to cook? Don’t you worry! There are so many great things you can give a foodie that will put a smile on their face. I selected 8 different gifts that fit all budgets, ranging from the typical to the surprising.