1 cup purified butter at room temperature
1 cup powdered sugar
2 cup sifted white flour
3 tbsp powdered milk
Pinch of salt
Mix the flour, powdered milk and pinch of salt together in a bowl.
Beat the butter in your kitchen machine until white and fluffy. It takes about 10 mins.
Add the powdered sugar and keep beating for 5 more...
Today we are announcing the cover reveal of our latest book, The Pulpwood Queens Celebrate 20 Years! edited by Susan Cushman, Introduction by Kathy L. Murphy, Foreward by Robert Hicks, Afterword by Jonathan Haupt, Executive Director of The Pat Conroy Literary Center, Cover by Artist/Author, Nicole Seitz, and published by Brother Mockingbird.
I'm originally from Kansas, but until Killer at the Cimarron Social Club I had not written a book set in Kansas. I'm sure my parents thought I was losing it though when I called up and asked if they knew of any good ghost towns I could set a book. Seeing as its set in a old west brothel not the question the Kansas preacher and his wife expected to...
65 years after the events that transpired in Arkalon, Kansas Leonie Stanton brings her grandson back to the place she met his grandfather, now a ghost town. The story is not one he expected to hear or she ever wanted to tell. Long dead secrets deserve to stay buried with the bodies.
January,1889 Planning to retire from working on her back, Lila Byrn...
This is a new story reworking one that was erased on accident a while back and stealing the title from another story that is out of print. Now set in Antwerp it follows a female cat burgler and a spy she catches when she breaks into a hotel to rob the safe.
4 slices bacon, diced
2 lb beef roast (round, chuck, or rump work wel...
Whatcom Writers and Publishers which I am vice President headed over to the lovely Orcas Island for the weekend with our books and spreading the word about our writers group that has been around for over 30 years. But my book set on the island Misery by Stockade Bay is now on the shelves of the local Darvill's Books.
1 small yellow onion, minced
1 stalk celery, thinly sliced
2 carrots, peeled and diced medium
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
¼ cup all-purpose flour
2 cups chicken broth
2 cups cooked chicken, diced
⅓ pound green beans, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
salt and pepper to taste
For the dumplings:
1 cup all-purpose flour