Beverages

CK Cooks: French Press Coffee

May 3, 2008

Guess who’s back, back again! Erin and I have a weekend morning tradition of starting off nice and slow with some sort of breakfast and a freshly pressed cup of coffee. As much as we’d like to take credit for starting this trend in our home, it really was something I “borrowed” from elsewhere. I […]

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Limoncello Uncapped

April 21, 2008

After a long and involved process the Limoncello was finally sampled on Saturday.  Beforehand though I spent hours in the kitchen prepping dinner.   Unfortunately several glasses of wine into the evening it completely slipped my mind to take any actual shots of the cooked food.  No doubt, a common hazard of the “job.” In reality […]

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The Care and Feeding of Limoncello

April 9, 2008

I feel like I’ve suddenly acquired a lemon slice filled aquarium. Should I name the curly pieces of zest that float about in their sea of Absolut all day? Lucy? Lola? Is that you?! Honestly I had no idea that making lemon flavored booze would illicit such a strong and varied response from the world […]

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The Limoncello Trilogy – Part 1

April 5, 2008

Thanks to a post on Bostonist and urging from my fellow Google Reader addicts I decided to test my hand at making Limoncello. Today I completed the first step in this 3 part recipe. Honestly I’m a little scared of Limoncello. We all know what happened to Danny Devito after having a few too many […]

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Bitchy at Best Cellars

January 18, 2008

Wednesday night I met Chris after work for some Thai food and afterwards we stopped by Best Cellars to do a little impromptu wine shopping. Now, I’ve always been a big fan of Best Cellars. Previously I’d perceived the store as having a very Gary Vaynerchuk vibe and always thought of it as an approachable […]

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An Erin Cooks Christmas: Day 2 – Christmas in a Glass

December 5, 2007

Even Scrooge himself wouldn’t pass up this festive cocktail!

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Erin Cooks The Internet: November 28, 2007

November 28, 2007

Disappointingly I’ve only managed to purchase two gifts for family members so far this holiday season and they were gift cards. Each day I spend quite a bit of time frantically searching online for ideas, (mainly via lots of link sharing with Anna on Google Reader) and I’ve found quite a few gifts that would […]

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Grande Non-Fat White Mocha: The Gift Card

November 18, 2007

Whomever said gift cards were impersonal presents obviously hasn’t heard about the brand new offer from Starbucks. This holiday season you can create customized gift cards for your family and friends that will undoubtedly bring a huge smile to their faces. The customization goes beyond your basic choice of adorable illustrations. You now have the […]

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