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:

On the Earthquake in Santiago (February 2010)
Almost exactly one year ago, right here in Santiago, Chile, I was caught in one of the most powerful earthquakes in recorded history. Suffice it to say it was an experience I never want to repeat--but also an experience for which I'm profoundly grateful.

Dumb and Dumber: The Flaws of Measuring Food Costs Using Cost Per Nutrient and Cost Per Calorie (February 2010)
When some pointy-headed researcher claims collard greens cost two and a half times more than Doritos, CK readers know to be suspicious. Here's how to avoid the deceptions that occur when we look at food costs in misleading ways.

How to Enjoy Wine On A Budget (February 2009)
Many frugal food enthusiasts believe you can't enjoy the pleasures of wine without spending a lot of money. And many wine snobs can't bring themselves to enjoy wine unless they spend a lot of money. Both are wrong. Read this post to see why.

The Granola Blogroll: The Ultimate Authority on Great Granola Recipes (February 2008)
One of CK's all-time most popular posts, containing what I consider to be the internet's best and easiest granola recipes.

Ten Strategies to Stop Mindless Eating (February 2007)
For almost all of us, our worst and least healthy eating experiences occur when we're in the presence of highly palatable food but we aren't really acting mindfully. This post will help you avoid the dangerous pitfalls of mindless eating.

Paul Prudhomme's Barbecued Shrimp: The Most Glorious Meal So Far This Year (February 2007)
This recipe, in all its buttery glory, might just be the best meal in the entire existence of Casual Kitchen. See for yourself, and then book yourself an appointment at your nearest walk-in angioplasty clinic.

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