>Killer Characters: Love and Loss

>Killer Characters: Love and Loss: “By Lucy Valentine Love and loss often go hand in hand. I deal with both on a daily basis. With my consulting work through the Massachuset…”

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>100 books to read this year

>My goal for this year was 100 books, it seems that I have passed that and have started book 101.  There is still plenty of time to get more books read.  Can’t believe I have read that many and I have enjoyed all of them.

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>Shrimp Bisque

>Shrimp Bisque

> shrimp bisque Start off dinner with a seafood sensation or make a bowl of bisque a satisfying meal with bread and salad greens. ingredients 1cup dry white wine or Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-ounce carton) 2tablespoons cocktail sauce 1teaspoon salt 1teaspoon white pepper 1teaspoon celery seed 1teaspoon paprika 1teaspoon lemon juice 1teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1teaspoon butter […]

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>Cheesy Sloppy Joe Pizza

>Cheesy Sloppy Joe Pizza

> cheesy sloppy joe pizza Try this cheesy pizza recipe made with Original Bisquick® mix. ingredients 1 ½cups Original Bisquick® mix 1/3cup very hot water 1pound ground beef 1can (15 1/2 ounces) original sloppy joe sauce 1cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 ounces) 2roma (plum) tomatoes, thinly sliced 2medium green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons) directions Move oven […]

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>Ham and Corn Casserole

>Ham and Corn Casserole

> ham and corn casserole Leftover ham? Make it star in a hearty family-style casserole. You can use Swiss or monterey Jack cheese instead of Cheddar. ingredients 2cups Original Bisquick® mix 1cup finely chopped cooked ham 1cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz) ¼cup butter or margarine, melted 4medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup) 3eggs, beaten […]

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>Busy weekend

>This weekend has been busy for us all.  Duncan has his own toddler bed so we have been getting him use to it, cleaning house from top to bottom and today decorating for Halloween.  I might can get some reading done today if I am lucky.

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>Backfield BLT Dip

> Backfield BLT Dip Makes 8 to 10 servings 1 pound bacon, cooked, drained, crumbled, and divided2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese2 cups shredded fontina cheese1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained1/2 cup sour cream1/2 cup mayonnaise2 tablespoons Dijon mustard11/2 cups chopped seeded tomatoesToasted bread rounds, crackers 1 Preheat […]

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>What makes a Cozy Mystery

> I came across this interesting article that was posted back in 2006 and wanted to share by Erin Martin***http://www.cozy-mystery.com Imagine your terror at finding out that Jessica Fletcher was moving from Cabot Cove to your neighborhood! Would you stay up at night just wondering when this unassuming, friendly woman was going to befriend you? Would […]

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>Culinary Theme Mysteries

>These are some of my favorite mysteries to read and I have found some new ones I want to try as well I will be busy with some of these to catch up on their series. Avery Aames writes the Cheese Shop Mystery Series which has, as its sleuth, the co-owner of the cheese shop. Riley Adams (aka Elizabeth […]

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>Ultimate BLT Recipe

>Ultimate BLT Recipe

> Make an Ultimate BLT This recipe takes a unique approach to the classic BLT recipe by adding a selection of other ingredients to the standard ingredients of bread, bacon, lettuce and tomato. While it seems a bit unconventional, adding a slice of cheese and one fried egg to the sandwich makes the sandwich an ultimate treat. Ingredients 2 […]

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