Links We Love

A look at what we're reading, cooking, and clicking this week.

LWL today

Michael Porter

• Things that actually exist: a colorful tube-laced cocktail typewriter that mixes different drinks depending on what words you type. The Daily What

• Some vegetables get all the attention when it comes to health, but even the most nutritionally ridiculed (we're looking at you, iceberg lettuce) are packed with plenty of beneficial minerals and vitamins. Bicycling

• Roasting sweet baby tomatoes and then broiling them with salty fontina cheese creates a tasty dip that blends end-of-summer produce with warmth to fight fall's chilly weather. Closet Cooking

• From mayo-tossed traditional coleslaw to more modern variations including yogurt, vinegar, and citrus, the shredded salad is a versatile staple: use it as a topper for fish, hotdogs, or even other salads. NY Times

• Missing salt? Use lemon. Missing lemon? Use white vinegar. There's a whole world of kitchen substitutions waiting to be explored. The Secret Yumiverse

• Roasting your own coffee in a popcorn popper is easy, saves money, and means you can completely customize your beans. Life Hacker

• With winter right around the corner, we're planning to freeze fresh herbs from our garden before the frosts hits. The Bitten Word

• Pairing savory rosemary and sweet pairs results in a danish that's both unique and decadent. Food 52

Photo: Claremont Farmers' Market from Michael Porter/Flickr