Retro Sundays

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:

Ten Strategies to Stop Mindless Eating (February 2007)
An extremely popular post here at Casual Kitchen, and one of my very first forays into the psychology of food.

A Can of Bud (February 2007)
My wife writes her first and only post here at CK, poking fun at me for needing a solitary can of Budweiser beer for a recipe.

Spicy Eggplant Ratatouille (February 2008)
An imaginative and unusual vegetarian soup that's easy to make and laughably cheap. A side note: be careful what you touch after handling jalapenos...!

How to Rewrite a Recipe: Shells with Artichoke Hearts and Shrimp in Lemon-Oregano Vinaigrette (February 2008)
Some recipes need a little surgery to make them easier to read and easier to make.

Greek Pasta with Spinach, Olives, Tomatoes and White Beans (February 2009)
An easy, healthy and delicious pasta dish that you can make in 25 minutes flat.

Open That Bottle Night (February 2009)
One of my favorite wine events of the year. Choose a bottle of wine you've been saving for a special occasion, and on the last Saturday of February, open it! Wine isn't meant to collect dust in a bottle, it's meant to be enjoyed.

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wosnes said...

I posted this with the recipe just now, but I'll post it here, too. About the beans in the Greek Pasta with Spinach, Tomato and White Beans: cannellini beans often come in 19 ounce cans. I've also seen chickpeas in 19 ounce cans. While I've seen other brands in this size, the one I'm most familiar with is Progresso.

Daniel said...

Excellent wosnes, thanks for the insight, and thanks for stopping by!