Dead Week by Kelly Brakenhoff – Chocolate Haupia Pie + Giveaway

Dead Week by Kelly Brakenhoff A Cassandra Sato Mystery Book 2 Emerald Prairie Press • December 7, 2019 Will Dead Week kill Cassandra’s career? VP of Student Affairs Cassandra Sato has a desk full of problems and it’s not even Thanksgiving break. Cassandra’s new boss talks to her dead husband. Cassandra’s mentor thinks he’s a … Read More

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Apple Cider Slaying by Julie Anne Lindsey – Hunk of Heaven Tater Salad + Book Review and Giveaway

Apple Cider Slaying by Julie Anne Lindsey A Cider Shop Mystery Book 1 Kensington • November 1, 2019 Apples are at the core of the family business run by Winona Mae Montgomery and her Granny Smythe. But this year’s crop is unseasonably ripe with murder . . . ONE ROTTEN APPLE Blossom Valley, West Virginia, … Read More

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A Night’s Tail by Sophie Kelly – Ethan’s Lo Mein + Giveaway

A Night’s Tail by Sophie Kelly Magical Cats Book 11 Berkley | September 3, 2019 In the charming town of Mayville Heights, librarian Kathleen Paulson and her two cats pounce on clues to catch a killer, in the eleventh installment of this New York Times bestselling series. Spring is coming to Mayville Heights, and Kathleen’s … Read More

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A Tangle in the Vines by Anna Celeste Burke – Fig Prosciutto Recipe + Giveaway

A Tangle in the Vines by Anna Celeste Burke A Calla Lily Mystery #2 The curtain may fall on the Calla Lily Players’ first season unless Lily and Austin can find a killer on the loose in California’s wine country. Torrential rains threaten to put a damper on The Calla Lily Players’ first outdoor theater … Read More

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Crypt Suzette by Maya Corrigan – Parsnipity Pork + Giveaway

Crypt Suzette by Maya Corrigan A Five-Ingredient Mystery Book 6 Kensington | August 27, 2019 Val Deniston is catering the debut of Bayport’s newest bookstore—but the death of a customer is about to draw her into a real-life murder mystery … Suzette Cripps has been occupying a spare bedroom at Val’s granddad’s house while she … Read More

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Guilty as Charred by Devon Delaney – Shrimp Nachos with Artichoke Hummus

Guilty as Charred by Devon Delaney A Cook-Off Mystery Book 3 Kensington • July 1, 2019 Sherry Oliveri has attained celebrity status after winning the America’s Good Taste Recipe Contest with her delectable New England Crab Cake Sliders. But now that she’s back home in Connecticut, she’s got to deal with something else fishy . … Read More

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Strangled Eggs and Ham by Maddie Day – Cucumber-Dill Soup Recipe + Giveaway

Strangled Eggs and Ham by Maddie Day A Country Store Mystery #6 Kensington • June 25, 2019 Robbie Jordan’s rustic country store is growing in popularity. But when a dead body appears, it turns out that Robbie’s home-style cooking attracts hungry customers—and murder! While Robbie scrambles through breakfast orders for her expanding clientele at Pans … Read More

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Southern Sass and Killer Cravings by Kate Young – To Die For Chocolate Mango Beer Cake With Chocolate-Coconut-Raspberry Frosting

Southern Sass and Killer Cravings by Kate Young Marygene Brown Mysteries Book One Kensington • May 28, 2019 Life has always been sweet on Georgia’s Peach Cove Island, but a case of murder has Marygene Brown down in the pits… For generations, the women of the Brown family on Peach Cove Island have been known … Read More

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Steamed Open by Barbara Ross – Peg’s Famous Clam Dip + Giveaway

Steamed Open by Barbara Ross A Maine Clambake Mystery #7 Kensington • December 18, 2018 It’s summertime in Busman’s Harbor, Maine, and the clamming is easy—or it was until a mysterious new neighbor blocks access to the beach, cutting off the Snowden Family Clambake’s supply. Julia Snowden is just one of many townspeople angered by … Read More

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Carrot Raisin Salad

This post contains affiliate links. I love bringing unique dishes to family get-togethers, barbecues, and potlucks. This Carrot Raisin Salad is a bright, tasty treat that everyone will love. Just try not to eat it all before you get there. 😉 What is your favorite item to bring to a get-together? Please note: Carrot Raisin … Read More

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