I created the Retro Sundays series to help newer readers easily navigate the very best of this blog's enormous back catalog of content. Each Retro Sundays column serves up a selection of the best articles from this week in history here at Casual Kitchen.
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This Week in History at Casual Kitchen:
How to Tell if a Recipe is Worth Cooking With Five Easy Questions (January 2007)
One of my all-time most popular and most linked-to posts. Better still, it contains a bonus: a recipe for a delicious White Bean and Black Olive Soup.
How to Write an Effective Complaint Letter (January 2008)
It all started with a package of weirdly beaten-up bacon, and it ended with this masterpiece of consumer empowerment.
Quite Possibly the Easiest Lentil Soup Recipe You’ll Find Anywhere (January 2008)
And also the cheapest lentil soup recipe you'll find anywhere.
The Muffin Blogroll: 12 Great Muffin Recipes You'll Love to Bake (January 2009)
I had an absolute blast putting this recipe roundup together. There's a great list of sweet and savory muffins here.
Mushroom, Barley and Swiss Chard Soup (January 2009)
A simple, hearty and preposterously healthy vegetarian soup.
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