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Mushroom Stroganoff

January 8, 2008

I don’t know about the rest of you, but after spending the last few weeks literally gorging myself on wine, cheese, chocolate, more wine, dip, crackers, wine again, and then some beer I’m starting to feel like I need to promptly go to a spa, a yoga retreat, the gym, and possibly rehab. So to […]

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An Erin Cooks Christmas Day 1: Cranberry Orange Dark Chocolate Cookies

December 2, 2007

A Cookie Wingman? Check out what I’m whipping up for holiday treats this week!

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Butterscotch Morsels

November 26, 2007

Most of my favorite Holiday memories involve some form of decorating or baking. I’ve always loved Christmas. I was the kid who would beg to put up the tree starting in October. I made Christmas countdowns and scoured the Sears Wish Book making extravagant and detailed lists of the toys and gadgets that I just […]

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Cornish Hen and Sweet Potatoes

October 29, 2007

Yet another reason to love Nigella Lawson: her express meals apparently really can be made in a reasonable amount of time. What a concept!? After watching the first episode of Nigella Express on the Food Network I added her recipe for Roast Cornish Hen with Sweet Potatoes to my “to do” list so I’d remember […]

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Amy Sedaris’s Aunt Joyce’s Brownies

August 29, 2007

I purchased Amy Sedaris’s book last December and like most of my cookbooks, glanced at it once, had a good chuckle and never took it off the shelf again. That is until last week. I was craving junk food. Something quick, chocolate, and not cookies. I stood in front of the baker’s rack staring at […]

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Butterfly Cake

April 7, 2007

I’ve been tasked with bringing dessert to Easter Dinner tomorrow and I racked my brain all week trying to find an original dish that would be cute, tasty, yet still significantly impressive. I had almost given up and resigned myself to the fact that I would probably be stopping at the Whole Foods bakery on […]

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Dave Lieberman’s Buttery Baby Pea Soup

October 22, 2006

This Pea Soup is the easiest meal I’ve ever made. After a long day of errand running I was less than thrilled about the prospect of making dinner…OK…that’s a lie. I always like to cook, but I bet you’ve had plenty of moments when you have absolutely zero desire to do anything more than eat […]

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