May 2009

KitchenAid Sixty-Minute Dinner Rolls

May 28, 2009
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I keep my MacBook on the island in our kitchen a lot and unfortunately it has caused me to develop a really bad habit of starting dinner and then getting completely distracted by the Internet. Sometimes I’ll become engrossed in catching up on Twitter, or Facebook, or maybe I’ll start chatting with a friend and […]

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Erin Cooks on Facebook

May 27, 2009
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I made a page for Erin Cooks on Facebook today and I hope you’ll consider becoming a fan. If you sign-up by Monday, June 1st at 5:00 PM, I’ll enter you into a random drawing to win two cookbooks. Kneadlessly Simple: Fabulous, Fuss-Free, No-Knead Breads and Sips and Apps. If I were you I’d sign-up… […]

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ErinCooks 3.0

May 26, 2009

If you’re reading this post in an RSS feed you may want to take two seconds to click through and view the brand new incarnation of ErinCooks.com. After a year and a half of bright blue and green and some frankly absurd looking potholders I finally coerced CK into sitting down and helping me work […]

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I loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti (and Hot Pink Cake)

May 20, 2009
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I first read about I loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti while browsing through an article online in The New York Times Home & Garden section about the author Giulia Melucci. The description of her recently released book full of recipes and dating mishaps sounded like a dream come true for my chick lit and […]

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A Cold Day in Rockport

May 18, 2009
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An email arrived late last week from a mutual friend of ours, Rob Diebboll, who happens to be a lovely local artist. Rob recently moved his studio to the quaint seaside town of Rockport and invited us to stop by during the town’s Motif #1 Days festival. I’m not only a fan of Rob’s work […]

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Ruth Reichl With Her Eyes Closed

May 13, 2009
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Last Wednesday I had the opportunity to attend a reading at the Brattle Theatre by Ruth Reichl for her new memoir Not Becoming My Mother: and Other Things She Taught Me Along the Way. It was wonderful. Ruth is so engaging to listen to and I enjoyed myself very much. While there I also had […]

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Rosemary and Olive Oil Crackers & The Jam It, Pickle It, Cure It Winner

May 11, 2009
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First of all we have a little business to attend to. There were 162 entries in the Jam It, Pickle It, Cure It contest and the “magical” random number generator has tapped lucky contestant #24 as the winner of their very own copy of the cookbook. Congratulations Kim! Hopefully your daughter will like all of […]

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Five Boston Food Blogs

May 9, 2009
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When I first started blogging on ErinCooks several years ago I couldn’t seem to find many food blogs that were local to the Boston area. There was of course the gorgeous and food fairytale like images of La Tartine Gourmande to drool over but otherwise I mostly read blogs that were based in other areas […]

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