wine

Bluxome Street Winery

June 20, 2012
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Apparently there’s a winery just two short blocks away from my apartment and I didn’t know about it for the entire year I’ve lived here. I could chalk up my misstep to a lot of various excuses but in my defense it’s a little bit hidden and I’m a tad oblivious at times. Thankfully a post on […]

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An Erin Cooks Holiday Gift Guide

December 1, 2008
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Buying gifts for friends and relatives during the holidays is never easy. I tend to over think every possible permutation, run out of time, and end up giving hastily purchased gift cards. If it’s the thought that counts then I guess I’m the Queen … just not in the good way. If you have a […]

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Go Green with Beaujolais Nouveau

November 22, 2008
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CK picked up our annual supply of Beaujolais Nouveau last night at Best Cellars. I was a little taken aback when I pulled the bottles out of the bag and discovered that they were made of plastic. I’ll confess, my inner wine snob initially reared her ugly head, and at first I wondered if CK […]

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CK ♥ Erin (Ultimate Osso Buco)

March 16, 2008

CK here for a little guest post. At one time I was living with my grandparents, and they instituted an “Everyone cooks a dinner” rule, meaning that even I, the 12 year old kid in the house, had to prepare a meal for the family by myself. Apparently being a glutton for punishment, I told […]

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Bitchy at Best Cellars

January 18, 2008

Wednesday night I met Chris after work for some Thai food and afterwards we stopped by Best Cellars to do a little impromptu wine shopping. Now, I’ve always been a big fan of Best Cellars. Previously I’d perceived the store as having a very Gary Vaynerchuk vibe and always thought of it as an approachable […]

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Erin Cooks The Internet: November 28, 2007

November 28, 2007

Disappointingly I’ve only managed to purchase two gifts for family members so far this holiday season and they were gift cards. Each day I spend quite a bit of time frantically searching online for ideas, (mainly via lots of link sharing with Anna on Google Reader) and I’ve found quite a few gifts that would […]

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Erin Cooks The Internet: October 3, 2007

October 3, 2007

My girlfriend and idol, Nigella Lawson, is back on the Food Network with all new episodes. Nigella Express begins airing this Sunday, October 7 at 10:30 AM. I can’t wait to see what she’s cooking up this time. Apparently everyone’s favorite Domestic Goddess plans to wow us with quick and easy recipes that require very […]

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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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