March 2008

Boston Organics

March 31, 2008

I just found out about the most amazing thing (thanks Anna and Kristen)! Did you know that there’s an organic produce delivery service in Boston?! Well there is! It’s called Boston Organics and I’ve just signed up to receive their weekly half fruit and half veggie $27 box of assorted awesomeness as well as some […]

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The Onion is My Sworn Enemy. What’s a Girl to Do?

March 30, 2008

Welcome to a new feature on ErinCooks.com in which I’ll attempt to answer “burning questions” posed to me by honest to goodness real people with actual food related concerns. Need some advice? You can always Ask Erin Cooks. Dear ErinCooks: The onion has long been my sworn enemy. I know it adds flavor and whatever […]

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Pumpkin Yeast Rolls

March 28, 2008

When these rolls came out of the oven and I tasted the first one sandwiched with a little butter I almost did a cartwheel. Finally, I’d made a recipe with yeast that actually tasted good! Time for a quiz. Which of the following accurately illustrates how Erin feels about baking bread: A. I famously can’t […]

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Microwave Voodoo: Lean Cuisine Chicken, Mushroom and Spinach Panini

March 26, 2008

I just ate the craziest thing for lunch. It was a Lean Cuisine Chicken, Mushroom and Spinach Panini and via some magical means (this strange silver coating on the package) it grilled itself in the microwave. Yes those are grill marks in the photo. Thanks iPhone! Equally shocking was that the sandwich actually tasted good […]

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Erin Cooks the Internet: March 24, 2008

March 24, 2008

Friends with babies and babies on the way, look out! I’ll make Foodies of your little lads and lasses yet. Or at least just brand them as such. The Fig Leaf Baby Connoisseur Collection features an array of simple onesies embroidered with cute monikers like “Foodie,” “Ripe,” and “Fresh Squeezed.” Is there anything that you […]

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Review: TCHO – Beta Testing Chocolate

March 21, 2008

Blake Makes recently gave away free samples of a new type of chocolate. This chocolate is crafted by a company called TCHO. TCHO bills themselves as a “startup premium chocolate manufacturing and sales company.” Their website has a very young and high tech appeal to it and they come off sounding very much like the […]

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Pumpkin Crème Brûlée

March 19, 2008

Like many of you, my Crème Brûlée obsession stems from the movie Amelie. Who can forget that gorgeous scene where Audrey Tautou’s character cracks the caramelized top of her dessert while declaring it one of life’s simple pleasures? To that end, if there is Crème Brûlée to be found on a menu I always order […]

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CK ♥ Erin (Ultimate Osso Buco)

March 16, 2008

CK here for a little guest post. At one time I was living with my grandparents, and they instituted an “Everyone cooks a dinner” rule, meaning that even I, the 12 year old kid in the house, had to prepare a meal for the family by myself. Apparently being a glutton for punishment, I told […]

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