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This Week in History at Casual Kitchen:
Using Salt = Cheating (December 2006)
Salt, when overused, blinds your taste buds and covers up your food's true flavors. Here's how to de-condition your palate away from salt. With a bonus recipe for Easy Split Pea Soup.
Seven Ways to Get Faster at Cooking (December 2006)
Seven practical and specific tips that will make you into an efficient cooking machine. This was one of the first high-traffic posts in CK's history.
Shrimp in Garlic Sauce (Camarones Ajillo) (December 2007)
A spectacularly good and shockingly easy recipe from one of my all-time favorite cookbooks, Daisy Cooks. I promise it will be one of your best meals of the year.
Pasta With Roasted Red Pepper Sauce (December 2008)
It's almost unfair that a sauce this good can be this easy to make.
Survivor Bias: Why "Big Food" Isn't Quite As Evil As You Think (December 2009)
Who's really selecting the foods on our grocery store shelves? We are. That's right: fattening and unhealthy foods are on our store shelves because we put them there. Read this post to see how and why.
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