Holidays / Entertaining

An Erin Cooks Giveaway – Poptails: 60 Boozy Treats Served on a Stick

July 6, 2012
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What was once only a lowly Microsoft Word document is now a real live book. I know this to be a fact because I signed 10 copies of it for my mom last week. Pretty cool, right?! Thanks, Mom! Anyway, I feel a little bit like Geppetto and Poptails is my version of Pinocchio, only much […]

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My Cookbook Will Be Released in 54 Days

April 19, 2012
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Update (May 15, 2012): Just a wanted to let you know that the release date for the book has been changed to the beginning of July. I’ll keep you posted should any more changes occur! This is just a short note to show you guys the cover of my soon to be released cookbook and let […]

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Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

April 16, 2012
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Are you eating quinoa yet? If not, then you definitely should be! I’m a recent convert after having eaten a delicious dish called the Happy Vegan at Tender Greens in Walnut Creek and then fell completely in love with the versatile superfood after an impromptu picnic with CK. That day I picked up a good […]

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Rainbow Cookies

April 9, 2012
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Note: This recipe originally appeared as a guest post on the lovely Eat Boutique. While the cookies below have an Easter theme these rainbow cookies can easily be adapted to fit any occasion.  Think purple, orange, and black for Halloween or red, white, and green for Christmas. Are you good at decorating sugar cookies? Because I’m […]

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Neapolitan Rice Krispie Treats

March 29, 2012
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Yes, this recipe was another inspired find via Pinterest. When will the intervention be scheduled? No, really, I’m not that bad. Honestly there’s a lot of junk swimming around the site now that it has become so overwhelmingly popular. That means that I get extra excited when I manage to come across an idea that […]

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Dried Cranberry Shortbread Hearts

February 9, 2012
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Well look what we have here. The obligatory heart-shaped baked good post for Valentine’s Day! Half of you are already clicking to the next blog entry in google reader and the other half are still with me. Thank you second half! There’s nothing wrong with loving pretty things, cookies, or cutting them into girlie girl […]

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Festive Images from the Great Dickens Christmas Fair

December 21, 2011
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A few weeks ago a google ad (of all things) appeared on the sidebar of a blog advertising something called “The Great Dickens Christmas Fair.” It caught my eye and I instantly thought that it sounded like something I would really enjoy. So I clicked on it. I rarely click on ads so when the […]

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Pistachio Brittle

December 13, 2011
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Until last week the only type of brittle I’d ever made was my mom’s microwave version. I documented it on this blog in a furious tizzy years ago after I was woken up by the troop of fools who used to shovel snow and hack away at ice in our apartment community at ungodly hours […]

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