holidays

Local Holiday Event Alert

November 16, 2012
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Sorry readers, unless you’re local then the following will not appeal to you but for those of your in the Boston area I’d just like to take a moment to point out two pretty fantastic upcoming events that you should definitely make an effort to check out. My favorite cooking school, Create-a-Cook, is hosting a Drop in […]

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Eggnog Pancakes

December 19, 2008
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Eggnog is one of those polarizing ingredients that people tend to either hate with all their might or love with all their heart. Personally, I look forward to the reappearance of eggnog during the holidays all year long. In fact, I like to think of myself as the #1 super fan of Hood’s Golden EggNog. […]

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Gingerbread Pop-Tarts

December 12, 2008
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Target has been offering up a wealth of holiday food oddities this year. On the same trip that I purchased all of those Andes Baking Chips, I also came across these Gingerbread Pop-Tarts. Now I like a Pop-Tart from time to time, but they have to be of the frosted variety. I’m also more inclined […]

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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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Go Green with Beaujolais Nouveau

November 22, 2008
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CK picked up our annual supply of Beaujolais Nouveau last night at Best Cellars. I was a little taken aback when I pulled the bottles out of the bag and discovered that they were made of plastic. I’ll confess, my inner wine snob initially reared her ugly head, and at first I wondered if CK […]

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Baked Sweet Potato Latkes

March 9, 2008

My love of potatoes knows no bounds. I’m especially fond of breakfast potatoes. This morning when I woke up and started rummaging around in the refrigerator for something to eat on this bright Sunday morning I was instantly drawn to last nights leftover casserole of scalloped potatoes, zucchini, red peppers and ham. “Eat me Erin! […]

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Coconut Sandwich Cookies

February 24, 2008

Coconut made quite a few guest appearances in my childhood. In 2nd grade, my teacher brought in a coconut, a hammer, and a nail and proceeded to mercilessly beat on the poor things shell until it cracked open. Let me tell you, that was quite a lesson. By the time it was finally opened we […]

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Tomato and Zucchini Quiche

January 3, 2008

I have an obsession with quiche. I seem to be on a never ending quest to find the perfect recipe. This is of course complicated by the fact that I make really terrible pie crust. I’m learning to accept that I may never perfect the art of rolled pastry dough and therefore I stock up […]

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