October 2006

Raspberry Lemon Muffins

October 29, 2006

I don’t think there’s a better way to start your day than with homemade muffins warm from the oven. I usually try to bake with fresh fruit but today I resorted to frozen (poor planning on my part). Thankfully I didn’t really notice any difference. The recipe I like to use is actually for Blueberry […]

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Rachael Ray’s Fruited Chicken Curry

October 28, 2006

I was actually nervous about making Fruited Chicken Curry even though it is a Rachael Ray recipe and that practically assures you of a foolproof meal. I suppose you can chalk it up to old kitchen fears rearing their ugly head, stemming perhaps from the days when I used to refuse to cook with meat […]

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Giada’s Chicken Ragu

October 24, 2006

It’s fairly obvious from the selection of recipes I’ve featured so far on erincooks.com that I am a Food Network addict. When I was living on my own after college for the first time I was made thoroughly aware of the fact that I was extremely deficient in the cooking department. After living on Pasta […]

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Dave Lieberman’s Buttery Baby Pea Soup

October 22, 2006

This Pea Soup is the easiest meal I’ve ever made. After a long day of errand running I was less than thrilled about the prospect of making dinner…OK…that’s a lie. I always like to cook, but I bet you’ve had plenty of moments when you have absolutely zero desire to do anything more than eat […]

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Rachael Ray’s Mexican Lasagna

October 21, 2006

I actually saw this recipe on Rachael Ray’s new morning talk show.  A husband and wife were pitted against one another in a competition to prepare the dish with their own unique flare.  Then they were judged by children.  The wife won (of course).  Honestly though, I can’t watch Rachael’s morning show.  Rachael is something […]

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Frog Legs, Divas, and Harold — Oh My!

October 20, 2006

Top Chef is my kind of reality TV.  I have watched and re-watched last season’s episodes over and over.  I never seem to get bored with Tom Colicchio telling Stephen belligerently that “This isn’t Top Sommelier” or Harold’s face when he learned about the junk food competition (Cooking with SPAM – oh the horror).   So […]

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Quick Mushroom Quiche

October 18, 2006

Quiche is one of my top 5 favorite foods.  I love the flaky crust, melted cheeses, and all of the yummy textures and veggies.  It’s the perfect meal, especially since you can serve it for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.  What more can you ask for?  PS:  Yes, real men really do eat quiche.  Just ask […]

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Easy Pie with Nashoba Valley Apples

October 15, 2006

Yesterday I went apple picking at the Nashoba Valley Winery. It was so much fun and I came home with some absolutely delicious fruit. I think heaven must smell like fresh picked apples. So of course I just had to make an apple pie. I’ll be straight with you and admit to the fact that […]

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