This Week in History at Casual Kitchen:
The Pros and Cons of a High-Carb/Low-Fat Diet (November 2007)
A decade ago, I fell under the spell of Dr. Robert Hass' groundbreaking book Eat To Win, which changed everything I thought about eating and exercise.
Cookbook Review: The Cornbread Gospels (November 2008)
You'd never guess a book about cornbread could be such a joy to read. The Cornbread Gospels is a goldmine of amazing recipes--more than 200, ranging from straight cornbreads, to muffins, to flapjacks, pancakes and johnnycakes, to desserts--even an enormous chapter on foods that go with cornbread. This unsung gem of a book should not be missed.
How to Make a Simple Frittata (November 2008)
An easy dish that everyone should add to their cooking arsenal. Frittatas are laughably easy to make, they seem fancier than they really are--and you can eat them without any quiche-like threat to your manhood.
The Seven-Day Raw Foods Trial (November 2009)
Last year, in a fit of both curiosity and masochism, I attempted a seven day trial of eating 100% raw foods. It turned out to be both a significant challenge and a highly instructive experience--and it permanently changed the way I eat. This series went on to become one of the most widely-read in Casual Kitchen's history.
A Tale of Two Breakfasts (November 2010)
One of these breakfasts has a third the calories of the other. Which one would you choose?
Prices, Zombies and the Advertising-Consumption Cycle (November 2010)
Don't respond mindlessly to advertising and marketing. Instead, read this post--and you'll start to see heavily advertised products as destroyers of consumer value too. One of the most important articles in my series on Understanding the Consumer Products Industry.
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