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Erin Cooks the Internet: November 20, 2008

November 20, 2008

Before everyone starts throwing things at me for posting something holiday related prior to Thanksgiving, I just want to note that a little pre-holiday prep never hurt anyone. So let’s cut right to the chase. Have you heard about this whole “Christmas Pickle” thing? It’s touted as a long standing German tradition based upon the […]

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Erin Cooks the Internet: November 14, 2008

November 14, 2008

I don’t just get junk mail at home, I get junk mail in the office too. Last week they sent me a toy catalog of all things, but I couldn’t resist thumbing through it for a few minutes. Inside I came across these awesome play sets from Melissa and Doug. I used to have a […]

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Review: GUS – Grown-Up Soda

July 22, 2008

CK works from home now. I’ll give you a moment to digest that. Believe me I’m jealous on a daily basis as I drag myself out the door and he happily waves goodbye from the comfort of his Herman Miller Mirra chair in the new home office (formerly our guest bedroom). His new work day […]

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Erin Cooks the Internet: July 15, 2008

July 15, 2008

I can’t even begin to count the number of times I took Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs out of my local library. Yes, even way back then I was obsessed with images of food, and perhaps a closet glutton. Needless to say the combination of a favorite childhood story mixed with 3-D technology means […]

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New England Saturday Night Supper

June 20, 2008
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Recently on a brief trip to Portland, Maine to celebrate my friend Holly’s graduation from Grad School (and also to thoroughly scope out the layout of her house so that I can covertly sneak in and “borrow” her brand new Corgi puppy) CK and I decided to make a quick stop in Freeport. Now for […]

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Erin Cooks the Internet: May 23, 2008

May 23, 2008

Because I don’t have enough useless tools and strange boxed mixes in my kitchen, Williams-Sonoma has gone and tempted me with the notion that I can make Animal Crackers at home. I just don’t think I could possibly be happy until I have a herd of lions, tigers, and bears prancing on my snack plate. […]

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Erin Cooks the Internet: March 24, 2008

March 24, 2008

Friends with babies and babies on the way, look out! I’ll make Foodies of your little lads and lasses yet. Or at least just brand them as such. The Fig Leaf Baby Connoisseur Collection features an array of simple onesies embroidered with cute monikers like “Foodie,” “Ripe,” and “Fresh Squeezed.” Is there anything that you […]

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Erin Cooks the Internet: March 11, 2008

March 11, 2008

Do any of you use Twitter? Because I love it and would like nothing more than to follow you. If you aren’t familiar with the Twitter phenomenon than please check out this fabulous video: Twitter in Plain English. Engadget is reporting that HGTV and The Food Network will begin simulcasting in HD on March 31. […]

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