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Romance and Recipes–Cooking Disasters

Why did she have to make the bread?  Everything would have been fine without the bread.  Everyone told her making bread was a BAD idea.  But did she listen?  No.  She just had to make bread.  Now, her kitchen–not to mention her lungs–was charred, she was minus one eyebrow, and her cat was cowering in …

Romance and Recipes–Review of “Too Blessed to Be Stressed Cookbook” byDebora M. Coty

I am not usually one to use cookbooks.  When I cook, it is usually something that I learned from my mom, who learned from my grandfather or adapted from one of the other relatives, like her lasagna which she based on my Aunt Millie’s lasagna.  Recently, I decided to expand my cooking horizons and since …

Romance and Recipes–Mom’s Sausage and Peppers

My mom is famous for a few meals (lasagna, meatballs, and her sausage and peppers).  Whenever we had big parties, my mom would whip up a batch of this and it would be gone almost immediately.  It actually got to the point that my dad was able to tell his bosses that he was getting …

Romance and Recipes–Mini Meatloaf Brains

Romance doesn’t just end with the Happily Ever After–in most cases, there is a Babylogue to show us that the protagonists have made it work (not that kids are the thing that makes a relationship work or last).  Well, for those protagonists with a gaggle of kids to take trick or treating tomorrow, here’s a …

Romance and Recipes–Mom’s Lasagna

Cooking tends to play a big role in romance novels.  Most of these scenes take place in contemporary romance novels, as we wouldn’t see the lady of the house cooking the meals and no matter how much the Cook/servants love their “masters” no romance would depict scenes of these people around the stove cooking with …