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Smalls and Mr. Big Together at Last

November 3, 2012
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I have to admit it feels very odd posting random pictures and just chatting away here these last few days. Usually my posts are planned out and the food is styled and the recipe is painstakingly typed and I drag 500 or so words out of my head that frankly usually bore me so I’m certain they […]

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Day at the Beach Cupcakes

August 11, 2011
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“The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco” is a famous quote attributed to Mark Twain and often bantered about in regards to the bizarre weather in my new hometown. Well it turns out that Mark Twain never said that. In fact no one really knows who first threw that little […]

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Spiced Cocktail Nuts

February 4, 2011
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Nuts. So addicting, so satisfying, so dangerous to be left alone with, yet perfect to serve at a party where many eyes will take note of the half dozen handfuls you hastily attempt to consume. Sometimes you have to carefully crowdsource your snacking … Whether you’re throwing a Super Bowl Party this Sunday (*Yawn* Whatever. […]

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Pretty Pretty Princess Pink Party Popcorn

August 19, 2009
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Many years ago there was a company called Bean’s Corner Popcorn near my hometown and I vaguely remember them selling all of these super sugary, brightly colored, and uniquely flavored popcorn varieties. I think they even had a blueberry version that boasted a navy blue coating with a tasty artificial additive that I happily gobbled […]

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Holiday Party Cookies

December 4, 2008
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Tonight I baked three different kinds of cookies for our departmental holiday party. I don’t recall ever making that many cookies at once. It actually ended up being sort of a zen-like kitchen experience. Dough was prepared in the KitchenAid. Dough was placed in the refrigerator to chill. Mixing bowl was washed. Next dough was […]

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An Erin Cooks Contest: The Pink and Cheesy Party Duo

November 21, 2008
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Over the next few weeks I’ll be giving away 5 sets of brand new cookbooks, direct from the Erin Cooks bookshelf, that I’ve grouped into cute themes. Don’t worry I’ll dust them off before I send them out to the lucky winners. You never know when these giveaways will pop up online so it might […]

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The Bodega Party in a Box

August 14, 2008

The brilliant Bodega Party in a Box kit arrived today. The Neighbors Project seriously out did themselves in the categories of overall functionality and cuteness. I am so excited to have a Bodega Party, especially when there’s one literally steps from our apartment. Honestly, the first time I went inside our neighborhood bodega I was […]

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