Category Archives: Cooking

Cooking with Erica: French Fries

I bought a French Fry maker kit. (Yes, I make French Fries, not Freedom Fries.) It works to a varying degree, but I still got delicious fries out the gig. In fact, I should actually call this Cooking with Jason … Continue reading

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Cooking with Erica: Tofu Chicken and Dumplings

Delicious. This was so delicious. It takes longer than I would like, so it’s not going to be a week day dish by any means. My tofu chicken cooking came from some suggestions how to cook chicken in Cooking for … Continue reading

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Cooking with Erica: Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

These were probably some of the best cookies that I’ve ever made. I was very happy with them, and I think I’m figuring out what levels of cinnamon I can eat. (I have a slight allergy.) These were so yummy … Continue reading

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Cooking with Erica: Basil Tofu in Coconut-Curry Sauce

Both Jason and I think this dish is spicy enough, but not flavorful enough. Gretchen thought it was beyond perfect. But overall, it was pretty good. Plus, it’s a quick meal to make if you marinate the tofu in advance. … Continue reading

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Cooking with Erica: Upside Down Ravioli

Unfortunately, this dish didn’t come out as well as I thought it would. It was way too salty. Next time, I’d cut the salt completely from the dish. I’m also not so sure how I feel about really meat-intensive dishes, … Continue reading

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Cooking with Erica: Thai Basil Tofu Stir-Fry

I love Thai food, and I’m always trying to make Thai dishes, despite not having very much success. Edible yes, but ending up more American than Thai. (This is what I get by being spoiled with good Thai food and … Continue reading

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Cooking with Erica: Lentil and Veggie Nachos

These are extremely yummy and healthy for you. Way healthier than say nachos from a bar. This is based on a recipe from The Better Homes and Gardens: The New Cookbook. Unfortunately, I didn’t take pictures before they were devoured … Continue reading

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Cooking with Erica: Baked Macaroni and Cheese

No, this is not the kind that comes in a box. This is the homemade kind. I’m slowly convincing Jason to love it. From Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites Baked Macaroni and Cheese Serves 4 1 1/2 cups 1% cottage cheese … Continue reading

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Cooking with Erica: Flower Power Strawberry Cake

Also for Jason’s birthday, I broke down and made a cake. I almost ended up not making it when I knocked my mixer’s large glass bowl off the counter and it crashed on the floor, breaking into a thousand pieces. … Continue reading

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Cooking with Erica: Cheese Manicotti

Okay, I know this is my portfolio, marketing, prosumer blog; however, I thought I’d branch it out a little into something I’m learning to love or loving to learn: cooking. I’m a vegetarian with a host of food allergies and … Continue reading

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