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:
Weight Is Just a Number (September 2010)
Your simple body weight can be a misleading and dangerously one-dimensional number. Instead, consider these six other metrics, each of which provide more value, more insight and more information about your health and fitness.
Ask CK: Blogging Equipment and Comment Policies (September 2010)
Why I super-duper-double-delete comment spam, and why Casual Kitchen is proof that it doesn't take expensive or fancy equipment to create a good-quality food blog.
Review: The End of Overeating by David Kessler (September 2009)
David Kessler's The End of Overeating was the best and most influential food industry book of 2009. Read it, and you'll rethink everything you thought you knew about food.
Seven Rules On the Value of an Experience (September 2009)
You can waste enormous sums of money on regular "forgettable" experiences. This post gives you seven counterintuitive tips to help you decide if an experience will be worth the cost.
Catalan Mushroom Soup (Sopa de Bolets) (September 2008)
The Catalan region of Spain is home to some of the world's best food. Here's an intriguing recipe that takes easy-to-find ingredients and combines them into a downright exotic-tasting soup.
How to Make the Best Cornbread. Ever. (September 2008)
I've been making corn bread for years, but I'd never found a recipe that really knocked my socks off. Until now. (PS: be sure to check out my follow-up post with a long list of Corn Bread Recipe Modifications!)
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