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Jenn Erickson (Rook No. 17)
Worked at Flour Shop Boutique Cakerie
Attended University of California, Berkeley
Lived in Monterey Peninsula, California
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Pastry Chef, Artist
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  • Flour Shop Boutique Cakerie
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Jenn "Rook No. 17" CREATIVE DABBLER, AESTHETE, & NOSTALGIST. Both punk and preppie, sweet and spicy, & irresistibly drawn to shiny, glittery objects. MAKER OF THE CUTE & THE YUMMY; PATRON OF THE ODD & OFFBEAT; ERSTWHILE CAKE SCULPTOR AND CHOCOLATIER. Avid reader, collector, and merrymaker. BIBLIOPHILE, ANGLOPHILE, TUROPHILE AND RETRO NERD. I adore words, vintage eateries, treasure hunting & travel, my sweet little Victorian home town, and getting my hands dirty refinishing, refurbishing, and repurposing. HAVE WORN MANY HATS AND PLAYED MANY ROLES, BUT MY FAVORITE IS “MAMA” TO MY TWO LITTLE GIRLS.
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  • University of California, Berkeley
    History of Art, 1995
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Jennifer Gingerich

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I am so excited to share this recipe!  It's Visions of Sugarplums,
Mom's Apple Pie and a Norman Rockwell holiday all rolled into one perfect pastry.
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Polenta fries are easy to make and are golden delicious!  They're crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside.  Swing by Rook No. 17 for the recipe today!
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Happy 4th of July! Today, my family is celebrating with the amazing, light as a lamb's tail Zucchini Fritters from "It's All Greek to Me" the new cookbook from Debbie Matenopoulos. #greeksummer
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Did you know that there's a free printable "Healthy Family Shopping Guide" for download at Rook No. 17?  It's a handy little cheat sheet to help you navigate the slick packaging in the grocery store and steer clear of nasty additives.
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Swing by Rook No. 17 today for this easy DIY for baking cakes in tiny terra cotta pots.  Use your favorite cake recipe or mix and decorate with fresh mint. 
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Making homemade butter is a cinch! Once you know how, you can start experimenting with all types of flavored butters.  In this #recipe , I've created a butter and lemon olive oil blend with fresh thyme. 
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Spanakopita makes a perfect holiday appetizer, vegetarian meal, or potluck dish.  It's easier to make than it looks.  Swing by Rook No. 17 for a perfect recipe from Debbie Matenopoulos and enter to win a copy of her new cookbook. #FallForGreek  
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Today on Rook No. 17 I'm sharing my recipe for Fresh Squeezed Peach Sangria.  Tastes like summer!
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Swing by Rook No. 17 to learn how to make amazing French Almond Nougat Candy from scratch.  This buttery taffy is loaded with toasted almonds and is positively addictive.  The recipe is a classic, but has been updated to be made in the microwave.
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Here's a smart alternative to candy favors -- give real crystals to inspire young minds.
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This one's for all my fellow #StarWars fans.  To celebrate Star Wars Day this year (May 4th), I used some Easter treat containers shaped as Darth Vader helmets to mold chocolate.  Enter:  Darth Chocolate...
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Giving up gluten doesn't mean you have to give up great food!  Enjoy crispy and delicious #glutenfree Chicken Parmesan with my quick, easy and healthy #recipe .  Comment on the post for a chance to win a $60 Barilla Prize Pack +Barilla 
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