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:

The French Press (April 2007)
Tips and advice on how to best use a French press coffeemaker. Save on filters, save on electricity, and make far better coffee. (Also, apologies for the tasteless jokes about English dentistry.)

Applying the 80/20 Rule to Diet, Food and Cooking (April 2008)
The 80/20 Rule is possibly the single most powerful tool you can use to make cooking easier, cheaper, and infinitely less time-consuming. One of my most influential posts from 2008.

Your Heart is Good For Only So Many Beats (April 2008)
Proof that exercise will only kill you. (Kidding!)

How to Fight Back Against Overpriced Cereal (April 2009)
Here at Casual Kitchen we have banned expensive, branded cereals from our pantry. This post explains why. (See also this bonus post on the ways food companies sneak extra sugar into your food: How Food Companies Hide Sugar in Plain Sight)

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