2008

Go Green with Beaujolais Nouveau

November 22, 2008
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CK picked up our annual supply of Beaujolais Nouveau last night at Best Cellars. I was a little taken aback when I pulled the bottles out of the bag and discovered that they were made of plastic. I’ll confess, my inner wine snob initially reared her ugly head, and at first I wondered if CK […]

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An Erin Cooks Contest: The Pink and Cheesy Party Duo

November 21, 2008
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Over the next few weeks I’ll be giving away 5 sets of brand new cookbooks, direct from the Erin Cooks bookshelf, that I’ve grouped into cute themes. Don’t worry I’ll dust them off before I send them out to the lucky winners. You never know when these giveaways will pop up online so it might […]

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Erin Cooks the Internet: November 20, 2008

November 20, 2008

Before everyone starts throwing things at me for posting something holiday related prior to Thanksgiving, I just want to note that a little pre-holiday prep never hurt anyone. So let’s cut right to the chase. Have you heard about this whole “Christmas Pickle” thing? It’s touted as a long standing German tradition based upon the […]

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Mac and Two Cheeses with Caramelized Shallots

November 19, 2008

Much like my cookies, I like my Mac and Cheese to be rich, thick, and creamy. This recipe is more like a thin and crispy cookie, but I can still appreciate it for what it is – a quick and easy baked macaroni and cheese dish with good flavors that a lot of people will […]

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Cornmeal and Bacon Muffins

November 17, 2008

Pretty right? Too bad I didn’t try them before I made this great breakfast tray for CK and I to enjoy. While edible and flavorful my corn muffins with bacon and herbs came out rather dry. I have yet to find a cornbread or muffin recipe, which doesn’t include adding sour cream or creamed corn, […]

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Erin Cooks the Internet: November 14, 2008

November 14, 2008

I don’t just get junk mail at home, I get junk mail in the office too. Last week they sent me a toy catalog of all things, but I couldn’t resist thumbing through it for a few minutes. Inside I came across these awesome play sets from Melissa and Doug. I used to have a […]

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In Season Grocery Delivery Service

November 13, 2008

I tried a new local grocery delivery service this week called In Season and I was very impressed. According to their website, In Season’s goal is to bring you the best local food while creating a new market for small farmers and producers. The process is simple, and actually allows you to choose the items […]

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Baked Feather Boa Doughnuts

November 11, 2008

Yesterday morning I got up at 6:00 AM so I could make Heidi Swanson’s baked doughnut recipe and deck them out in true “Erin style” with oodles of pink icing and coconut. Since I couldn’t bring true Top Pot Doughnuts back to Boston with me I decided I’d at least have them in spirit. Voila! […]

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