FAKE Paella with REAL Ingredients


Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines Paella as: a saffron-flavored dish containing rice, meat, seafood, and vegetables.   Urban Dictionary’s online definition number 4 for Fake: Something that isn’t real, even if you want it to be real through wishful thinking.   This is FAKE Paella. There is no saffron or meat, …

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End-of-Year Lagniappe Just for You

End-of-Year Lagniappe Just for You Twenty-seventeen has been a whopper of a year—and all of it hasn’t been swell. No matter. I pushed on, anywhoo. I look forward to a wonderful 2018! So, this is the way I’ve decided to usher out 2017. I’ve set up an end-of-year lagniappe just …

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Banana Pudding Cake – Quick and Easy


Sweets for the Sweet Currently, I’m working on a WIP where the heroine isn’t so adept in the kitchen. She has bigger fish to fry. So, her cooking skills really don’t matter. But, even she could handle this recipe for my version of Banana Pudding Cake. Here goes. Banana Pudding …

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Booker’s Want

Brice (Booker's son) from Templet's Tasty Tails

A Templet’s Tasty Tails Excerpt Scene: Erika has rescued Booker from a perilous situation. Now, they recuperate and discuss the thrilling future of their unexpected romance.   Erika shut down her laptop and fished Brice’s bottle out of the baby bag before accepting Booker’s invitation. When she reached his room, …

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Mardi Gras King Cake

Laissez les bons temps rouler! Let the good times roll! It’s Mardi Gras time in Louisiana. One of the highlights of the season is the delicious King Cake. Today, I bought one. This King Cake was from Gambino’s Bakery.             The King Cake had a …

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