recipes

Magic Muffins

I love my readers. I love the honest and heartfelt posts they leave on my message board. Like this one: I just wanted to let Susan know how her recipe

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Heard any good books lately?

Snowfall at Willow Lake is available in unabridged and abridged audio format from Brilliance. You can even download a copy here. Where do you listen to books on audio? In

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Queen of Tarts

I have a tart pan! I love that I have a tart pan! Here’s a recipe I adapted from Real Simple Magazine.   1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

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Best Books of 2007

Hooray for Jenny Majesky and the Sky River Bakery! The star of The Winter Lodge is celebrating today. This book just made the Publishers Weekly list of “Best Books of

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When life gives you lemons…

…Make LEMONADE CAKE.* I put two recipes on my web site this summer, along with the promo for my August book, Dockside: The small Catskills town of Avalon, New York, on

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Celebrate!

I have a banner ad! Go look–it’s a first for me. Thanks to my publisher and to Authorbuzz for this very cool gizmo on my web site. Writing is a

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Tapioca changed my life.

I made a fresh peach pie the other day. Most of my pies turn into fruit soup, but the tapioca saved me. Here’s the recipe:                                Fresh Peach Pie                                                                          4-6 sliced

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My favorite summer reading

So I promised the folks on my message board that when the registered members there reached 300, I would post something special, just for them. We hit the magic number on

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Be my guest (really).

I made a donation to Brenda’s auction. The winning bidder gets a weekend stay in my guest house, where you’ll see I’m not exaggerating about “The View From Here.” I’ll

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