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Grow, Baby, Grow

July 28, 2010
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First of all, today is Dexter’s birthday. Happy Birthday Dexter! He’s either two or three depending on which vet you believe. I started off this morning by giving him a hefty handful of catnip from his own personal stash. Needless to say he was in heaven. Anyway, it’s been a very long hot few weeks […]

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Cherry Tomato Warriors From Mars!

June 8, 2010
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I’m probably really going to regret how I handled my first balcony container gardening experience. In typical (at least as of late) Erin fashion I planned to research and review and plan out every minute detail but then I procrastinated and avoided and then suddenly woke up on Saturday morning and declared that today was […]

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Mushroom Stroganoff

January 8, 2008

I don’t know about the rest of you, but after spending the last few weeks literally gorging myself on wine, cheese, chocolate, more wine, dip, crackers, wine again, and then some beer I’m starting to feel like I need to promptly go to a spa, a yoga retreat, the gym, and possibly rehab. So to […]

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Cowboy Steak and Garlic Fries

March 17, 2007

I made a phenomenal steak the other day for Chris and Anna and now I’m a huge fan of the “rub.” The rub I’m gushing over actually consisted of chili powder, coriander, mustard, brown sugar, espresso and salt & pepper — who knew such an odd assortment of flavors could taste so incredibly amazing! Well […]

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Fettuccini with Creamy Red Pepper-Feta Sauce

January 27, 2007

I’m starting to wonder if I should change the tag line of this website to Erin Cooks:  An Ellie Krieger Retrospective.   What do you think?  Anyway, here’s another yummy option to wow your friends with:   Fettuccini with Creamy Red Pepper-Feta Sauce.  I couldn’t find whole wheat fettuccini so I used linguine.  My one quibble with […]

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Quick Mushroom Quiche

October 18, 2006

Quiche is one of my top 5 favorite foods.  I love the flaky crust, melted cheeses, and all of the yummy textures and veggies.  It’s the perfect meal, especially since you can serve it for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.  What more can you ask for?  PS:  Yes, real men really do eat quiche.  Just ask […]

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