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Rainbow Cookies

April 9, 2012
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Note: This recipe originally appeared as a guest post on the lovely Eat Boutique. While the cookies below have an Easter theme these rainbow cookies can easily be adapted to fit any occasion.  Think purple, orange, and black for Halloween or red, white, and green for Christmas. Are you good at decorating sugar cookies? Because I’m […]

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Cuddly Cooks from the Vermont Teddy Bear Company

February 25, 2010
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Last Thursday you may have read an excited tweet from me exclaiming that I was going to see where Teddy Bears were born. Of course, as we were in Vermont at the time this could only mean one thing: a visit to the Vermont Teddy Bear Company. The Vermont Teddy Bear Company has been making […]

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An Erin Cooks Contest: The Gastrokid Cookbook

August 14, 2009
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What exactly is a “gastrokid?” Well the authors of The Gastrokid Cookbook have developed a Gastrokid manifesto that states: Gastrokid: noun. A combination of “gastronomy” (the study of food) and “kid.” Coined by, Hugh Garvey and Matthew Yeomans founders of Gastrokid.com, a Web site popular among parents dedicated to feeding their children the best food […]

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Too Many Cooks and Sublime Coconut Cake

June 1, 2009
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Last week we had terrible weather in Boston. It was dark, dreary, and downright depressing. Not even the alliteration in those words could bring a smile to my face. So I finally gave in to the cozy temptation of my soft red couch and curled up with a copy of Emily Franklin’s new book Too […]

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The Animal Crossing Kitchen

March 20, 2009
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After several months of diligent game play and a little help from my sister Nicole, Carrie, and my cousin Amanda, I’ve finally managed to collect all of the items I needed to make an Animal Crossing: City Folk kitchen. Adorably enough the sink, microwave, stove, and blender all turn on and off, and I can’t […]

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White-Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

March 9, 2009
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I didn’t eat chocolate for a year once. Admittedly, my anti-confection atonement was bizarre and completely vanity driven but at the time it felt good to exercise a little personal self-control. Before you are wowed by my efforts too much though I should point out that I had one caveat to my chocolate ban. I […]

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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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Celebrity Chef Barbie

September 15, 2008

I saw this Celebrity Chef Barbie playset at Costco yesterday and I seriously almost bought it for myself. Then I remembered that I’m actually 28 years old and not 8. So sad… Do you suppose this doll is some sort of Sandra Lee/Giada hybrid? The platinum haired Barbie’s go-go boots totally match the faux KitchenAid […]

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