In my Kitchen * Crockpot Beef Stew

In my Kitchen * Crockpot Beef Stew

Beef Stew Recipe 2 pounds beef chuck or stewing beef3 tablespoons flour1/2 teaspoon garlic powder3 tablespoons  oil1 onion chopped4 cups beef broth1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce1 teaspoon of dried season mix 3 cups potatoes peeled and cubed2 cups carrots cut into 1 inch pieces2 tablespoons cornstarch2 tablespoons water Combine flour, garlic powder and salt & pepper to taste. Toss beef in flour mixture.Brown the beef and onions in o oil small batches. Add some of the [...]

National Sourdough Day

National Sourdough Day

3 cups flour white whole wheat, whole wheat, unbleached, or a combo1 ¼ cups warm water*3/4 cup active sourdough starter1 tablespoon honey1 ½ teaspoons salt Mix all ingredients together in the bowl of a stand mixer (or large mixing bowl) just until combined and then let sit for 15 minutes.Using a dough hook, knead for 5 minutes. If making by hand, knead for 8 to 10 [...]

April Fools (A Mira James Mystery Book 12

April Fools (A Mira James Mystery Book 12

April Fool book

I laughed, gasped, and cried (all out loud).”-Catriona McPherson, author of Scot and Soda

Librarian and aspiring PI Mira James has discovered one corpse a month for each of the eleven months she’s lived in Battle Lake, Minnesota. She’d give her left foot to break that streak this April.

But when she stumbles across a disturbing note, and a Battle Lake girl vanishes, she has no choice except to get involved.

She follows the note’s trail and is horrified to discover that it leads to her father, who died 13 years earlier. It’s a race against the clock to crack the secret he carried to his grave in time to save the girl. Meanwhile, chiseled police chief Gary Wohnt is scrutinizing her every move, aching to finally put her behind bars, and Johnny, her sexy boyfriend, is planning a surprise for her. Problem is, she doesn’t know if it’s…

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