Snacks

White-Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

March 9, 2009
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I didn’t eat chocolate for a year once. Admittedly, my anti-confection atonement was bizarre and completely vanity driven but at the time it felt good to exercise a little personal self-control. Before you are wowed by my efforts too much though I should point out that I had one caveat to my chocolate ban. I […]

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Gingerbread Pop-Tarts

December 12, 2008
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Target has been offering up a wealth of holiday food oddities this year. On the same trip that I purchased all of those Andes Baking Chips, I also came across these Gingerbread Pop-Tarts. Now I like a Pop-Tart from time to time, but they have to be of the frosted variety. I’m also more inclined […]

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Dirty Bird Sandwiches

November 30, 2008
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While piecing together our Thanksgiving leftover sandwiches Friday evening CK and I had an impassioned discussion over the correct technique for creating a true snacking masterpiece. I’m a steadfast fan of the holiday holy trinity: turkey, cranberry sauce, and stuffing. It has to be on white bread, or a white bulky roll and there definitely […]

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The Wicked Whoopies Store

September 19, 2008

I’ve mentioned it before, but when I go home to Maine there are two things I have to eat while I’m there and they have absolutely nothing to do with lobster or blueberries. I always make a point to have an Italian Sandwich from Sam’s Italian Sandwich Shop, and I also have to have a […]

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Banana Sorbet

September 9, 2008

If you are what you eat then I would undoubtedly end up some cross between a banana and a block of extra sharp white cheddar. Not exactly a pretty outcome, but reality nonetheless. I always try to have bananas on hand and I do my best to eat them before they go bad, but a […]

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CK Cooks: Homemade Applesauce

August 7, 2008

One of the things Erin and I have enjoyed the most over the last few months has been the weekly deliveries from Boston Organics. Unfortunately, we found ourselves neglecting the occasional apple thrown in the bin with the rest of the delicious fruits and veggies. Of course, an apple here, and an apple there, and […]

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Longboard Chips…All Right, All Right, All Right

July 30, 2008

Please ignore my absurd attempt at homemade guacamole and take a moment to really inspect the chips in the photo. Wait a minute?! Is that a … surfboard? Yes, my fellow party dip makers, those are in fact “Longboard Chips” made by the funky folks at Trader Joe’s. These organic tortilla chips are tasty, and […]

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XOXO Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

July 24, 2008

For the record I have been so incredibly impressed with all of the Tovolo products I’ve been using over the last few weeks. The molds I used for Popsicle Week were all distributed by Tovolo and the ice cream sandwich molds I tested for this post were no exception. With the assistance of these cute […]

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