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Chocolate-Oatmeal Cupcakes With Maple-Bacon Butter Cream

February 22, 2009
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My friend Anna instant messaged me on Wednesday afternoon to let me know that a co-worker had found a recipe for bacon cupcakes in The New York Times. Anna really wanted to make them for a brunch party she was attending on Sunday morning. The only problem was that the recipe was giving her serious […]

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Orange Frosted Pumpkin Muffins

September 22, 2008

Happy first day of fall! I’m sure most of you aren’t feeling very excited about this change, especially if you reside in New England like I do.  The onset of Fall means that sunblock, bathing suits, and flip flops will soon be distant memories and the inevitable snowflakes are lurking just around the corner. In […]

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And the Winner of CakeLove is…

May 23, 2008

Congratulations Christie! You’ll be receiving CakeLove in the mail shortly. Thank you to everyone for participating and be sure to stay tuned! There are more giveaways in the works.

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An ErinCooks Contest – Win CakeLove!

May 21, 2008

If after reading Monday’s post you now desperately want your chance to dive right into the cake baking world of Warren Brown then you’re in luck! I’m giving away a copy of CakeLove to one Erin Cooks reader. All you have to do is leave a comment on this post (one comment per person please). […]

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CakeLove: Mojito Pound Cake

May 19, 2008

UPDATE:  Don’t forget!  You have until Noon (EST) on May 23 to enter the contest to win your very own copy of CakeLove.  Simply follow this link and leave a comment.  It couldn’t be easier. You may be familiar with Warren Brown from reruns of his show Sugar Rush on the Food Network, or perhaps […]

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Hungry Heart Cookies aka Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

February 6, 2008

Once upon a time I lived in Portland, Maine where there was a really great radio station called WCLZ. One morning, while driving to my cubicle dwelling office job, I heard the DJ announce that Minnie Driver was going to be playing a live set in “Studio Z.” Since Minnie Driver is one of my […]

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Best Ever Banana Cake

February 2, 2008

When I was a kid I would get so excited if the bunch of bananas my mother brought home from the grocery store had a Chiquita Banana sticker. I’d quickly pluck it off the fruit and pat it proudly onto my shirt. Unfortunately these days my bananas always tend to go bad. Even so, I […]

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All Aboard The Jolly Express Gingerbread Train!

December 17, 2007

I’ve had the Avon Jolly Express cookie cutter set since 1992. When I first used the kit (way back when I was 12 years old) it came with prepackaged gingerbread mix and icing. Pretty revolting stuff, but you better believe I made that train and then ate the whole thing while watching Home Alone on […]

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