December 2008

An Erin Cooks Contest: The Pillsbury Duo

December 10, 2008
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Congratulations S. Sommerville! You were “lucky number” 45. You’ll be receiving the “Keep it Simple Duo” that includes The Best Casserole Cookbook Ever and Entertaining Simple in the mail shortly. Thank you to everyone for participating! Your next opportunity to win is outlined below. Some of my first cooking and cookbook memories involve those little glossy Pillsbury […]

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Peppermint Crunch Sandwich Cookies

December 8, 2008
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I impulse shopped Andes Peppermint Crunch Baking Chips at Target a few weeks ago when I was supposed to be picking out my holiday cards. I secretly thought they would be disgusting but I bought them anyway. Well surprise surprise: these baking bits are about as far from awful on the spectrum of delicious as […]

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Holiday Party Cookies

December 4, 2008
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Tonight I baked three different kinds of cookies for our departmental holiday party. I don’t recall ever making that many cookies at once. It actually ended up being sort of a zen-like kitchen experience. Dough was prepared in the KitchenAid. Dough was placed in the refrigerator to chill. Mixing bowl was washed. Next dough was […]

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An Erin Cooks Contest: The Keep It Simple Duo

December 3, 2008
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Congratulations Erin! You were “lucky number” 2. You’ll be receiving the “Good Life Duo” that includes Fresh From the Farmer’s Market: Year Round Recipes for the Pick of the Crop and The Sweeter Side of Amy’s Bread: Cakes, Cookies, Bars, Pastries and More from New York City’s Favorite Bakery in the mail shortly. Thank you […]

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An Erin Cooks Holiday Gift Guide

December 1, 2008
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Buying gifts for friends and relatives during the holidays is never easy. I tend to over think every possible permutation, run out of time, and end up giving hastily purchased gift cards. If it’s the thought that counts then I guess I’m the Queen … just not in the good way. If you have a […]

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