October 2007

Sam’s Italian Sandwich Shop

October 15, 2007

There are some things about living in Maine that I will always miss: a complete lack of traffic, living 20 minutes from the outlets in Freeport, and Ham Italians from Sam’s Italian Sandwich Shop. Like many people born in Maine I grew up eating these tasty sandwiches. Almost every beach trip from my childhood and […]

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Erin Cooks The Internet: October 12, 2007

October 12, 2007

I don’t get the obsession everyone and their brother has with bacon. Personally I’ll eat it on occasion, but honestly since I was a kid I’ve hated the way the smell of cooked bacon lingers in your house for what seems like years after it’s been eaten. My mother and I both go to great […]

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Review: How to Cook Your Life

October 10, 2007

I am not a relaxed person and this tendency towards serious neurosis carries over to my time spent in the kitchen. I have mini tantrums when cupcakes get stuck in baking tins, garlic burns, or pot stickers (God forbid) actually stick to the bottom of the pan. If anyone needs a little Zen influence it […]

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Sage Rubbed Pork Chops with Warm Apple Slaw

October 8, 2007

When the leaves begin to fall and it’s dreary, dark, and damp outside sometimes we need a truly comforting meal to bring our thoughts and minds out of the impending winter doldrums. Ellie Krieger’s simplistic Sage Rubbed Pork Chops with Apple Slaw requires minimal kitchen efforts especially if you take advantage of the sacks of […]

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Sing a Song of Starbucks

October 5, 2007

I know that people have very strong feelings about brands like Apple and Starbucks, inevitably you either love them or hate them. Personally I’m a lover not a hater and I’m not entirely sure if I could survive my work day without frequent white mocha and passion fruit iced tea excursions. Now Apple and Starbucks […]

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Erin Cooks The Internet: October 3, 2007

October 3, 2007

My girlfriend and idol, Nigella Lawson, is back on the Food Network with all new episodes. Nigella Express begins airing this Sunday, October 7 at 10:30 AM. I can’t wait to see what she’s cooking up this time. Apparently everyone’s favorite Domestic Goddess plans to wow us with quick and easy recipes that require very […]

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Apple Pie with Cheddar Crust

October 1, 2007

After spending the morning picking apples at the Nashoba Valley Winery I decided to make my annual attempt at baking a pie. This time I decided to branch out from my horribly lazy habit of using already made pie crust and really went outside my comfort zone with a super special Martha Stewart recipe that […]

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