August 2007

Erin Cooks The Internet: August 31, 2007

August 31, 2007

The other day I ran into Gordon Ramsay at Macys. Well…I didn’t exactly run into him but I did spend a little time looking over the new kitchen products he’s hawking. I quickly realized that the collection consisted of lots of boring white ribbed style bakeware. Very ho-hum. You’d think Gordon Ramsay would wow a […]

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Amy Sedaris’s Aunt Joyce’s Brownies

August 29, 2007

I purchased Amy Sedaris’s book last December and like most of my cookbooks, glanced at it once, had a good chuckle and never took it off the shelf again. That is until last week. I was craving junk food. Something quick, chocolate, and not cookies. I stood in front of the baker’s rack staring at […]

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Tealuxe is “Tea-riffic”

August 27, 2007

One of my favorite places to buy loose leaf tea and accompanying accessories is Tealuxe. My boyfriend discovered Tealuxe a few months prior to our move back to Boston. Since then I’ve purchased items from their online store as well as in person at their Harvard Square location, and I’m totally smitten. We’re tea drinking […]

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Perfect Mojitos

August 25, 2007

After a marathon shopping trip yesterday afternoon with CK, I left the mall heavily loaded down with bags. The hot sun of the parking lot and the sight of a Cheesecake Factory mere steps away made me long for a mojito. The first mojito I ever had was at The Cheesecake Factory and it was […]

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Little J and Eggs Benedict

August 20, 2007

I’ve been sick in bed with a nasty head cold all day but when I saw this post on BBC News it totally cheered me up. It appears Jamie Oliver is shopping around a whimsical cartoon that portrays himself as a curious 10-year-old wannabe chef who is thwarted in his kitchen endeavors by the evil […]

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Erin Cooks The Internet: August 20, 2007

August 20, 2007

Say it isn’t so?! There have been rumors and grumblings for months and months as to whether or not the adorable Dave Lieberman would be continuing his stint on the Food Network. Unfortunately it appears that a definite decision has been made. Dave’s “all grown up now ” and has cut the Food Network apron […]

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Erin Cooks The Internet: August 17, 2007

August 17, 2007

It appears that Ingrid Hoffman is on her way to reaching new heights of celebrity chef greatness. The Food Network has just ordered 13 additional episodes of her show Simply Delicioso. Look out Rachael Ray, there’s a new queen of perk in the kitchen. Have you been watching Ingrid? What do you think? I honestly […]

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Dark Tort: Diane Mott Davidson’s Asparagus Quiche

August 16, 2007

About a million years ago, ok I’m exaggerating, but way back in 1992 my mother and I started reading a series of culinary mysteries written by Diane Mott Davidson and we’ve both been huge fans ever since. Each book takes place in the fictional Denver town of Aspen Meadow where Goldy’s catering of events for […]

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