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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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You Say Tomato

September 14, 2008

Yesterday my mom gave me a very generous bagful of garden fresh tomatoes. Apparently the plants she grew in her flower bed produced wildly this year and she’s been inundated with all manner of the ruby red produce (thank you again mom). This makes me insanely jealous as I so desperately want to have a […]

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Easy as ABC

August 20, 2008

How cute are these organic alphabet pasta shapes from Trader Joe’s?! I’m 28 years old and I still couldn’t resist adding the package to my cart. I’m trying to decide what scrumptious dish I should make with them. So many possibilities…so little time. So what do you guys think? Any special recipe suggestions for the […]

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Erin Cooks The Internet: November 28, 2007

November 28, 2007

Disappointingly I’ve only managed to purchase two gifts for family members so far this holiday season and they were gift cards. Each day I spend quite a bit of time frantically searching online for ideas, (mainly via lots of link sharing with Anna on Google Reader) and I’ve found quite a few gifts that would […]

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