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Last Chance to Be a Winner!

April 13, 2008

You still have time to think up a question for “Ask Erin Cooks” and to be in the running for a big box of fancy new flavors of Häagen-Dazs ice cream.  Just head on over to the original post to submit your response.  Entries need to be in no later than 1:00 PM EST tomorrow […]

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Ice Ice Baby

April 10, 2008

Allen, the extremely kind purveyor of Eating Out Loud, was a total prince and made sure to check in first to confirm that the pints and pints of rich and decadent Häagen-Dazs ice cream he wanted to bestow upon me weren’t going to interfere with my “diet.” I told him I could measure ice cream […]

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Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

April 8, 2008

Dear ErinCooks: I have a chocolate chip cookie conundrum: try as I might I can’t get my cookies to the consistency I like. I am a fan of chewy chocolate chip cookies, not cakey or crunchy, just chewy. I think it must be a butter issue. Should I try margarine or shortening? Maybe it’s too […]

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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 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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