chocolate

Tropical Toffee

December 14, 2012
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Note: This toffee recipe recreation was originally published on Eat Boutique. If there’s one thing I’ve gleaned from paging through Liz Gutman and Jen King’s high calorie cookbook it’s that candy making is supposed to be fun. Bright colors, smiley faces and quirky images abound in The Liddabit Sweets Candy Cookbook. My favorite image, a little […]

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Polar Holiday Seltzer

November 20, 2012
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I’m not going to lie. I was really disappointed last year when Polar Seltzer  rolled out an array of limited edition holiday flavors and I couldn’t get them on the West Coast. Everyone back east was toasting with sparkling eggnog flavored water and I felt seriously left out. Fast forward to last week and what […]

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An ErinCooks Giveaway: Robinhood Meetinghouse Biscuits

November 19, 2012
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Don’t let your bread basket end up empty this holiday season! With all of the gift wrapping, cookie frosting, and stocking stuffing soon infiltrating your calendar wouldn’t it be nice to be able to have one or two entertaining shortcuts up your sleeve that you can actually feel good about? Yes, you say? Well then, forget abut […]

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An Urban Picnic

August 30, 2012
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Note: This picnic was originally published on Eat Boutique. I will also point out that I’ve also moved back to Massachusetts as of August 2012 so I’m happy to report that I’ve been enjoying the last remaining vestiges of a “proper” summer. In San Francisco summer as we know it back east is an elusive animal so […]

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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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Mint Julep Cupcakes

September 23, 2010
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The first thing that came to mind as I topped these cupcakes with their frizzy hats of mint was that I’d obviously just baked an edible version of the Truffula Tress from The Lorax. Which makes these appear child-friendly but since they’re doused in booze it’s probably best if you save this recipe for a […]

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Classic Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Marshmallow Filling

June 3, 2010
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Imagine it. An entire book packed from cover to cover with glorious duos of decadent cake sandwiched together with frothy icing. Whether or not you’re a fan of sweet or savory your every dessert based whim can be fulfilled with the new Whoopie Pies cookbook. Sarah Billingsley and Amy Treadwell have clearly outdone themselves in […]

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I loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti (and Hot Pink Cake)

May 20, 2009
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I first read about I loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti while browsing through an article online in The New York Times Home & Garden section about the author Giulia Melucci. The description of her recently released book full of recipes and dating mishaps sounded like a dream come true for my chick lit and […]

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