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15 Reasons Why Stardew Valley is the Perfect Game for Foodies

April 26, 2016

At the beginning of April I was pretty much certain that I was going to need an intervention. The things is, it wasn’t gelato, caramel creams, or even prosecco that I potentially needed to be forcibly removed from. It was the video game Stardew Valley. Do you know about this phenomena? Stardew Valley is this amazing […]

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Pistachio-Cranberry Christmas Cookies

December 10, 2012
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These are actually my new go-to Christmas cookies. I’ve lost count of how many batches I’ve made. Last year I got obsessed baking everything under the sun with pistachios including this insanely good Pistachio Brittle. Then I found a recipe for pretty green Pistachio Cookies. Super cute, right? Also, insanely delicious. However, the recipe I […]

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My Favorite Foodie Christmas Gifts EVER

November 30, 2011
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It’s officially the time of year when lists begin to take over your life. From sprawling grocery laden post-its containing oodles of eggnog and pounds of flour and butter to harried to-dos scrawled on the back of cocktail napkins reminding you to tip the concierge and get your roots touched up — these litte scraps of paper will […]

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Meet Yummery

September 28, 2009
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Today is an exciting day! I’d like to introduce you all to Yummery. Yummery is very pleased to meet you. You’re probably wondering who Yummery is, right? Well Yummery is a new shopping-centric website for all things food related. As much as I’d like to I can’t take all of the credit for this new […]

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Heart-Shaped Peppermint Patties

February 2, 2009
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Before the question is even posed I’ll just go ahead and tell you that, yes, these do taste eerily similar to York Peppermint Patties. The recipe is incredibly simple and also incredibly sticky.  I’ve thoroughly wiped my island down three times since making the candy on Sunday morning and it still has some sort of […]

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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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Erin Cooks the Internet: November 20, 2008

November 20, 2008

Before everyone starts throwing things at me for posting something holiday related prior to Thanksgiving, I just want to note that a little pre-holiday prep never hurt anyone. So let’s cut right to the chase. Have you heard about this whole “Christmas Pickle” thing? It’s touted as a long standing German tradition based upon the […]

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Erin Cooks the Internet: November 14, 2008

November 14, 2008

I don’t just get junk mail at home, I get junk mail in the office too. Last week they sent me a toy catalog of all things, but I couldn’t resist thumbing through it for a few minutes. Inside I came across these awesome play sets from Melissa and Doug. I used to have a […]

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