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:

When Do You Throw Out Food? (July 2010)
I thought I had an easy and straightforward answer to this question--until I asked readers to share their thoughts too. When do you throw out food?

Glossary of Casual Kitchen Memes (July 2009)
If you want to see, in one place, all of the philosophies, ideologies and downright weird ideas I espouse here at Casual Kitchen, this post for you.

How to Make an Arrabbiata Sauce (July 2008)
You'll wow your family and friends with this preposterously easy sauce recipe that can be made in just a few bare minutes.

Thai Pasta Salad (July 2007)
One of our favorites here at CK, and a perfect dish for a hot summer day. Try this mildly spicy and unforgettable recipe and you'll see exactly what I mean.

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1 comment:

Sally said...

On throwing food out:

I don't drink milk, but I use it in cooking and occasionally on cereal. A half-gallon generally lasts me a month. I think I've had it go bad once.

I've read that rice, properly stored (kept dry) will last up to 10 years. I guess if you're not using it in 10 years, you're buying too much rice!

I recently found two cans of tomato paste that were several years past their expiration. I'm not sure how they survived the great pantry clean out before I moved last year. I've used both of them now without problem.