books

Fatally Flaky by Diane Mott Davidson

May 7, 2009
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I’ve mentioned my little love affair with Diane Mott Davidson’s culinary mysteries in the past. In fact, a post of a recipe from one of her extremely enjoyable novels even won 2nd place in an online competition at The Kitchn so she and I (or at least her books and I) are very old friends. […]

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The School of Essential Ingredients

February 8, 2009
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Once a month an eclectic group of strangers meet in the kitchen of Lillian’s restaurant to participate in The School of Essential Ingredients. Shy and cautious at first they soon build a supportive rapport with one another, and under Lillian’s intuitive culinary tutelage blossom and grow in ways they never imagined possible. Each chapter reveals […]

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An Erin Cooks Holiday Gift Guide

December 1, 2008
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Buying gifts for friends and relatives during the holidays is never easy. I tend to over think every possible permutation, run out of time, and end up giving hastily purchased gift cards. If it’s the thought that counts then I guess I’m the Queen … just not in the good way. If you have a […]

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The Bookstore Bar

November 5, 2008

On the way back to our hotel from Bainbridge Island, CK and I stopped by The Bookstore Bar located next door to the Alexis Hotel (Note to Self: next time we’re totally staying there). Honestly I’d had this spot on my radar since we began planning our trip to Seattle, and I eyed it for […]

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Congratulations Toni!

October 8, 2008

Congratulations Toni! You were “lucky number” 11. You’ll be receiving A Field Guide to Cookies by Anita Chu in the mail shortly. Thank you to everyone for participating and be sure to stay tuned! There are always more giveaways in the works.

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I Demand an Egg Cup

August 11, 2008

With all the excitement surrounding the announcement of production beginning on the Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs movie, shopping for foodie baby shower gifts, and flipping my lid over the Foodie Babies Wear Bibs book I started remembering all of the stories I loved as a kid that involved food in some way or […]

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Foodie Baby Shower Gift Ideas

August 10, 2008

As I mentioned previously my good friend Meghan is having a baby girl next month. Last weekend I attended her baby shower and I have to say I agonized over what to get her. I knew she would receive oodles of pretty pastel clothes, blankets, and toys so my goal was to find gifts for […]

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Congratulations Lysa!

August 8, 2008

Congratulations Lysa! You were “lucky number” 11. You’ll be receiving Foodie Babies Wear Bibs and Margarita Mama: Mocktails for Moms-To-Be in the mail shortly. For those of you who are waiting to purchase a copy of Foodie Babies Wear Bibs please note that it will be released on September 2, 2008. Thank you to everyone for […]

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