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An ErinCooks Contest: Get Your Babies Here!

August 4, 2008

Please note that this contest is now closed and we have a winner. Thank you for entering! You’re in for a double treat this week!  You’ll have until Friday, August 8th to enter to win your very own copies of both Foodie Babies Wear Bibs and Margarita Mama: Mocktails for Moms-To-Be. Keep them for your […]

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Five Things You Always Wanted to Know…But Were Afraid to Ask

February 29, 2008

Donald tagged me for this “meme” at the beginning of the month and I politely declined, and then it went viral and the whole world started posting their five random facts. Since then, I’ve been tagged by Amy at Eggs on Sunday, The Frantic Home Cook, and Sarah from Sweets by Sarah. It’s very flattering […]

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Flourless Chocolate Cake with Espresso Whipped Cream

January 27, 2008

You know how sometimes you’ll find a recipe and really want to make it, but then you start reading the ingredients list and the instructions and it will slowly dawn on you that you’re missing EVERYTHING and there isn’t possibly anyway you could “fudge it” (so to speak). Well that’s what happened to me when […]

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Chocolate Chip, Toasted Pecan, Coconut Cookies

January 22, 2008

I picked up Amanda Hesser’s book Cooking for Mr. Latte after the holidays at the Harvard Book Store. I honestly had no idea who she was. In reality I thought that it was a new book since it was marked as a staff pick. Later in the evening Google revealed the truth to me. It […]

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Erin Cooks The Internet: August 31, 2007

August 31, 2007

The other day I ran into Gordon Ramsay at Macys. Well…I didn’t exactly run into him but I did spend a little time looking over the new kitchen products he’s hawking. I quickly realized that the collection consisted of lots of boring white ribbed style bakeware. Very ho-hum. You’d think Gordon Ramsay would wow a […]

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Dark Tort: Diane Mott Davidson’s Asparagus Quiche

August 16, 2007

About a million years ago, ok I’m exaggerating, but way back in 1992 my mother and I started reading a series of culinary mysteries written by Diane Mott Davidson and we’ve both been huge fans ever since. Each book takes place in the fictional Denver town of Aspen Meadow where Goldy’s catering of events for […]

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You Grow Girl: Get Your Gardening Gloves Ready

August 13, 2007

I may have found a new hobby. While thumbing through my copy of You Grow Girl the other day I came across Gayla Trail’s section that details the steps involved in making your very own Tea Garden. Since my mini herb gardens have managed to stay alive this summer I think I might possibly be […]

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Perfect Popcorn: A Tale of Fear and Edible Redemption

August 8, 2007

I’ve been on a bit of a popcorn bender lately. It all started innocently enough. One evening a few weeks ago I was settling in for the night, all snuggled up in my cozy comfy bed, when I came across an Alton Brown episode about popcorn. And then I started craving it. The only problem […]

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