Category Archives: Foodie Friday

I like food! I like guests! Stop by every Friday to see what my friends and I are cooking up. Will it be haute cuisine? Will it be something we made from left-overs and that thing we found in the freezer? There are no rules, it’s just about the food.

Vicki Batman: Very Easy Lemon Tarts

Know what I love more than lemon tarts? (and you know I love lemon tarts!) Recipes that are Very Easy – especially the kind that can be thrown together quickly to bring to get-togethers. Vicki Batman is here today with the quickest, easiest tarts ever! Once you snag this awesome little recipe, make sure to check out Vicki’s upcoming holiday box-set, Season of Surprises.


With the holidays coming, we’re all crunched for time. And for those special events, I’ve made these:

A Lemon - not required for this lemon tart recipe

You don’t even have to zest a lemon!

Very Easy Lemon Tart Recipe

Tiny pie shells (ex:  Clearbrook Farms, 24 count)

1 jar of Lemon curd

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Stephany Tullis: 2 Fabulous Cocktail Recipes

Happy Hour! (It’s Happy Hour somewhere, right?)  Stephany Tullis is here today. Obviously a gal after my own heart, Stephany has brought not one, but two lovely cocktail recipes for us today. Also – BARGAIN ALERT – you can get Stephany’s book 48 Hours ’till Christmas for only $0.99 right now!

Southern Kitchen Sign


I love to write, travel and hang out with family and friends. From my perspective, mouth watering food,  a frosty or hot drink , depending on the occassion and season, are necessary ingredients to guarantee a good time for all. Add some music and the sky’s the limit!

My smorgasbord of passions is reflected in my writing. My characters love nothing more than to celebrate, memorialize, or toast  an occassion with friends and family. Small town southern charm and hospitality season my writing style, my characters–and their desire to entertain with homespun flare and, as befitting the occassion, a sophistication that rivals the best of the best.

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Blimey, It’s Spotted Dick! by Morgan O’Neill (w/giveaway)

Giveaway, time-travel and Spotted Dick! (I’m not going for that Spotted Richard) Also one author – two writers. The writing team of  Cary Morgan Frates and Deborah O’Neill Cordes (aka Morgan O’Neil)  is here today talking about foodie research into their time-travel romance series. Deb and Cary are giving away a copy of Begun By Time to one commenter. If you make it all the way to the bottom of the page, you can also register to win a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

Spotted DickDeb and Cary Talk Spotted Dick

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