Cara Mia Delgatto and the Thanksgiving Gift Chapter 1 The first day of November The Treasure Chest in Downtown Stuart, Florida "Another beautiful fall day here in southeast Florida," said MJ Austin, my friend and full-time employee. She poured herself a fresh cup of coffee, the fragrances of vanilla and cinnamon mingled in the air. When I gestured with my empty cup, she poured me a warm-up. While she had the pot in her hand, … [Read more...] about Excerpt from Cara Mia Delgatto and the Thanksgiving Gift
An excerpt from Ink, Red, Dead, newly revised and expanded, by Joanna Campbell Slan. (Grab it before the price goes up to $9.99! Go to http://tinyurl.com/inkred ) "You need a Diet Dr Pepper?" asked Dodie as she set one at my elbow. "You read my mind," I said. "Whatever it is that's bothering you, Sunshine, you'll feel … [Read more...] about Monday's the Last Day to Get INK, RED, DEAD Absolutely Free!
You can download Ink, Red, Dead for FREE from Oct. 5 thru 7 (Saturday through Monday) by going to http://tinyurl.com/inkred Here's the deal: As long as you keep spread the word and tell your friends about my free offers, I'll continue making my books available for FREE for a limited time! An Excerpt from Ink, Red, Dead Note: The new revision is book length with craft "how to" information and … [Read more...] about Ink, Red, Dead Will Be Free for Three Days!
This is sooo good that I had to share it:Roasted Butternut Squash with Apples20 oz. container butternut squash (peeled, cubed & seeded)1 large onion (peeled and diced)1 T. olive oilsea salt to taste3 T. red wine vinegar3 T. low calorie maple syrup1 apple (peeled, cored and diced)1/4 C. chopped walnuts1/4 C. dried cranberriesToss oil, onion and butternut together and spread on cookie sheet with silk liner. (Or foil lined.) Sprinkle on sea salt. … [Read more...] about Roasted Butternut Squash with Apples
These should come with a warning. We nearly had a fight at the Thanksgiving table because everyone wanted to gobble all these down. Even my husband, aka The Original Picky Eater, loved them. In fact, he's talked me into making a batch for the people at his store. That's such a shocker, I still get faint thinking about it.Read it again: He wants me to cook for other people? People he likes?Seriously, these are some sort of miracle chow.CRANBERRY … [Read more...] about Cranberry Squares
Julie Hyzy is the author of Hail to the Chef and State of the Onion. Here she shares a perfect recipe for this time of year--Apple Tart. In her books, Mercel is a pastry chef at the White House, and Ollie, her protagonist, is the chef in charge of the kitchen. If you like knowing the inside scoop (pun intended!) about life in the executive mansion, this rollicking, fun series is for you!If you'd like to win one of Julie's books, send me an email … [Read more...] about Julie Hyzy's Apple Tart–And A Chance to Win One of Her Books!