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:

Ten Strategies to Stop Mindless Eating (February 2007)
A comprehensive list of strategies to avoid the key traps and pitfalls of mindless eating.

Paul Prudhomme's Barbecued Shrimp (February 2007)
This recipe, in all its buttery glory, might just be Casual Kitchen's all-time most delicious recipe. If you make it, be sure to book an appointment at your nearest walk-in angioplasty clinic.

The Favorite Cookbooks of My Favorite Bloggers (February 2008)
I asked three of my favorite bloggers to share their top favorite cookbooks, and the result was a fascinating and happily idiosyncratic list of great cooking resources. How many of these cookbooks are in your collection?

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

11 Really Easy Rice Side Dishes (February 2009)
This post, which contains a wide range of easy rice recipes to complement any meal, has become one of CK's top five most searched-for posts.

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. Guess what? Both are wrong.

North African Lemon Chicken (February 2010)
This exotic and ridiculously healthy recipe, a Casual Kitchen original, can be made in under thirty minutes at a laughably cheap cost of just $7.00.

Ask CK: More Cookbook, Less Tofu and Annoying Blog Advertising (February 2011)
One of the early and most popular "Ask CK" columns. A reader writes in and asks for low-meat cookbook suggestions that don't use tofu in every recipe, and then another reader complains about blog advertising. Here's how I fielded both questions.

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