June 2008

Mojito Pops

June 30, 2008

As previously promised Popsicle week has at last arrived. Thankfully these pops are awesome because I think I gave myself temporary carpal tunnel syndrome after juicing eight limes by hand with a ridiculously flimsy plastic juicer. Obviously a sturdier tool is going right to the top of my shopping list. By the time I finished […]

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Philly in 16,000 Calories: A Photo Essay

June 28, 2008

Cheesesteak wasn’t the only dangerously delicious food CK and I sampled in Philly.  Our weekend both began and ended with food coma inducing extravagances.  Consumption of beer and ice cream with the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park led to pretzels, cookies, and smoothies at the Reading Terminal Market and finally ended with our first […]

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A Tale of Two Cheesesteaks

June 24, 2008

Last weekend CK and I flew to Philadelphia to spend the weekend with our friends Doug and Jen. Never having been to Philly before our gracious hosts provided us with a whirlwind tour of the area’s attractions including a trip to sample the quintessential Philly dish: the cheesesteak. Apparently there are two “warring factions” vying […]

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New England Saturday Night Supper

June 20, 2008
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Recently on a brief trip to Portland, Maine to celebrate my friend Holly’s graduation from Grad School (and also to thoroughly scope out the layout of her house so that I can covertly sneak in and “borrow” her brand new Corgi puppy) CK and I decided to make a quick stop in Freeport. Now for […]

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Miss Mary’s Orzo Salad

June 17, 2008

For the most part, new Food Network hostess Mary Nolan has gone unnoticed and unheralded since her episodes began airing this summer. To be perfectly honest I mostly tune in because I really like her hair. Although, she absolutely freaked me out during the “Posh Picnic” episode when she repeatedly touched raw meat, followed by […]

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Pops! Icy Treats for Everyone

June 14, 2008

Don’t forget! You have until Noon (EST) on Monday, July 7th to enter the contest to win your very own copy of Krystina Castella’s Pops! Icy Treats for Everyone. Simply follow this link and leave a comment. It couldn’t be easier. Growing up popsicles were simple affairs.  Since my favorite color was and still is […]

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And the Winner of The Essential Chocolate Chip Cookbook is…

June 13, 2008

Congratulations Tim! You were “lucky number” 22. You’ll be receiving The Essential Chocolate Chip Cookbook in the mail shortly. Thank you to everyone for participating and be sure to stay tuned! There are more giveaways in the works.

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Banana-Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

June 12, 2008

Don’t forget! You have until Noon (EST) on Friday, June 13 to enter the contest to win your very own copy of The Essential Chocolate Chip Cookbook. Simply follow this link and leave a comment. It couldn’t be easier. I don’t know what you’re feelings are on this, but in our home baked goods are […]

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