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Erin Cooks The Internet: September 7, 2007

Cheers!The killer combination of two of my absolute favorite things in the whole wide world (wine and ice cream) has finally come to fruition. Wine Cellar Sorbets offers the following delectable dessert appropriate flavors: Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Sangria Rojo, Riesling, Champagne, and Rosé. Most of us can only purchase the pints online, but if you happen to live in New York, New Jersey, or Florida there are listings of locations where you can pick up the product in person.

The website Baking Delights has compiled a list of the “50 Best Cookie Recipes on the Internet” in hopes that you’ll get a head start on your holiday baking and cookie swaps. Since I’m a total procrastinator, rest assured any baked goods you receive from me in the month of December will have been made mere hours before. Personally, I’m especially intrigued by the recipes for Pumpkin Pie Biscotti, Earl Grey Shortbread, and the Green Tea Cheesecake White Chocolate Brownies. I’m sure Santa would approve.

That's The RubI’m a big fan of the chopping mat. I purchased this set of mats in January. Unfortunately they haven’t held up very well. The funky chicken and company have pretty much completely rubbed off even though they are always washed by hand (the description claims that the mats are dishwasher safe). That means I either cook too much, or I purchased a defective product. Take your pick. At this point I’ve gone back to using my spare set of plain colored mats. I hate to admit it but sometimes “cute” isn’t the best option.