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:
An Easy Granola Recipe (January 2007)
One of the first high-traffic recipe posts here at CK. An easy, really tasty and trusty granola recipe that absolutely beats the crap out of HFCS-laden branded, boxed cereal.
Ten Rules for the Modern Restaurant-Goer (January 2007)
A popular post from early in CK's history--especially after an argument broke out in the comments about tipping.
How to Make a Mole Sauce: Intense, Exotic and Surprisingly Easy to Make (January 2008)
This recipe probably the best known and most cooked of all the hundreds of recipes here at Casual Kitchen. And once you make it, you'll see why.
Six Cookbooks That Should Be the Foundation of Your Cookbook Collection (January 2009)
As readers of my posts on cookbook exploitation well know, it's all too easy to have many of the cookbooks you buy just sit on your shelf, wasting space and money. These six reasonably priced cookbooks can be the foundation of great--and heavily used--cookbook collection.
Rumbledethumps (January 2009)
An unusual, striking and absolutely delicious recipe from one of our all time favorite cookbooks: Sundays at Moosewood. Death to the Red Hag!
Finding Inspiration In an Uncluttered Kitchen (January 2010)
Could you do most of your cooking with a fraction of the stuff you own? And what percent of the items in your kitchen could you get rid of--and not miss? This post marks where I began embracing some of the key concepts of food minimalism, thanks to the inspiration of great food writers like Jules at stonesoup.
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