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:

Mastering Kitchen Setup Costs (December 2006)
You'll want to be careful managing both the cost and the quality of the items you buy when you first set up a kitchen. Otherwise, you could suck all the fun out of cooking for years. This post (which was CK's very first high-traffic article by the way) contains all the advice you'll need to build a well-stocked kitchen at a reasonable cost.

Three Strategies to Create Space in Your Kitchen (December 2007)
Do you have a tiny kitchen? Are you and your family members climbing all over each other rather than cooking? If so, then this post is for you.

How to Divide and Conquer Your Cooking Labors (December 2007)
Make cooking with your family members a breeze with these tips and hints on dividing up cooking tasks and workflow.

Pernil: Puerto Rican-Style Roast Pork Shoulder (December 2008)
I'm not kidding when I say that this was one of the best Christmas meals I've ever had in my life. And it's hilariously easy to make.

Mint Melts: Teaching Kids to Cook With an Easy Cookie Recipe (December 2008)
I know, I know--cookies aren't all that healthy. But they are an ideal teaching tool to get your kids interested in cooking. Here's how.

Cheap Eats in Honolulu: Nine Inexpensive Restaurants You Should Check Out in Waikiki (December 2009)
Believe it or not, you can find surprisingly inexpensive restaurant meals in one of the United States' most expensive vacation spots. These nine restaurants are by far the best and cheapest restaurants in the Waikiki district of Honolulu.

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