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Category Archives: Cooking and Recipes
The WTL Explanation of WIB
You might need a little help interpreting the title. It’s “The Way-Too-Late Explanation of Where I’ve Been.” Seeing as how it’s been five months since I last posted–and that last post was a Christmas ad for my books–I figured I … Continue reading Continue reading
Posted in Cooking and Recipes, Misc., Personal Tagged cancer, care giver, Recipes, vegetable gardening 11 Comments
On Chili and Gumbo and Writing in Genre
I forgot to write a post for Monday. I don’t know why. I’m late today, but this time I do know why–I can’t think what to write about. The only thing that comes to mind is the Chili Cook-off we had at … Continue reading
Posted in Cooking and Recipes, Misc., write tips, Writing, Writing Tips Tagged chili, contemporary romance, contemporary womens fiction, creole, genre, gumbo, Recipes, romance, writing fiction, writing novels 15 Comments
Last of the Cooking Posts–With Love
I had a fun run with all my friends providing Friday Cooking Calamity posts, but the pot boiled out now. I saved a few of these just for grins. Hope you like them! And here’s one more pic from me … Continue reading
Posted in Cooking and Recipes, Personal 6 Comments
Baked Beans with Smoked Cheese? No Thanks!
Fellow PBG author Clare Sanders has cheesy story to share~~~ Although I’ve had more than my share of cooking calamities, today I’d like to share one of my mother’s creations that became an oft-told story in my family. First, I … Continue reading
Posted in Cooking and Recipes, Guest Posts Tagged Clare Sanders, cooking calamities, kitchen catastrophes 5 Comments
Marji’s German Chocolate Goof
Fellow author Marji Laine found a new recipe for pancakes–though that’s not what she was aiming for~~~ I am a Cooking Calamity. In college, for my then-fiancé’s birthday, I baked a triple layer cake. My very first attempt at making … Continue reading
Ladies, I think we’ve finally learned the secret of getting our men to do the dishes for us. Pay close attention as author Christine Lindsay explains~~~ You’ve heard of “Duck Dynasty.” Well, how about “Ducky Beginnings”? Or…”how Dave and Christine’s … Continue reading
Posted in Cooking and Recipes Tagged Christine Lindsay, cooking calamities, kitchen catastrophes 1 Comment
“What could go wrong?” Kristen Stieffel asks.
Sometimes fellow Women’s Fiction author and Christian PENner Kristen Stieffel is a little too organized~~~ I am a list-making and scheduling type, and the busier my schedule gets, the more I take time to list and schedule everything that needs … Continue reading
Transparent Banana Pudding?
Sharon Srock, author of the wildly popular Women of Valley View series, has a treat to share that’s bound to make you wonder–how can banana pudding be transparent? ~~~ When Linda asked for kitchen disasters, I had to give the question … Continue reading