martha stewart

Pear, Pistachio, and Ginger Blondies

February 16, 2012
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I was once a hoarder of books and then I got an iPad and everything changed. My love affair with tangible reading materials has faded to such an extent that I’m honestly a little shocked. You see, once upon a time I railed against the cult of ebook. I insisted that I needed “real books” […]

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Dried Cranberry Shortbread Hearts

February 9, 2012
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Well look what we have here. The obligatory heart-shaped baked good post for Valentine’s Day! Half of you are already clicking to the next blog entry in google reader and the other half are still with me. Thank you second half! There’s nothing wrong with loving pretty things, cookies, or cutting them into girlie girl […]

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprints

November 12, 2009
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One of the things I always enjoy when I visit my mother is looking for new recipes in the big stack of magazines that she subscribes to. I used to receive all sorts of magazines but then I found that they just sat around my apartment collecting dust and looking very slick, pretty, and unread. […]

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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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Apple Pie with Cheddar Crust

October 1, 2007

After spending the morning picking apples at the Nashoba Valley Winery I decided to make my annual attempt at baking a pie. This time I decided to branch out from my horribly lazy habit of using already made pie crust and really went outside my comfort zone with a super special Martha Stewart recipe that […]

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A Trip to Nashoba Valley Winery

September 28, 2007

I realized this week that I’ve been making apple picking trips to the Nashoba Valley Winery for the last 3 years. My first trip took place in late fall of 2005.  On a whim, Chris and I decided that we wanted to pick apples  and simply followed red “apple” signs until we ended up in […]

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Erin Cooks The Internet: September 14, 2007

September 14, 2007

I was happily flipping through my October Rachael Ray magazine when I came across a product that definitely made my eyebrows raise. Rachael was promoting BLT Candles. Yes, you read that correctly: bacon, lettuce, and tomato scented wax. For the “bargain price” of $33.95 your house can smell like a cheap diner. I could see […]

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Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

May 26, 2007

Summer is just around the corner and I’m off to Connecticut for the long weekend. I have to work out, pack, and somehow Chris and I need to find a little time to run over to the UPS store this morning to pick up boxes for the move next Saturday (off to Cambridge we go). […]

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