Spicy Spinach and Golden Beet Soup

A sneak peak at just one of the great recipes in my book Recipes of a Dumb Housewife, available through our secure, online catalogue, online booksellers (except Chapters), BookLore in Orangeville, Ontario, and Millennia Books in Hanover, Ontario. Golden beets are a bit difficult to find in your average grocery store, I will admit; however, if you are near a specialty market such as Ottawa’s Byward, or Toronto’s St. Lawrence, or any of a myriad…

Save on Advance Copies of Shadow Song!

For a limited time, from now until September 30, my new historical novel, Shadow Song, is available, signed and discounted 20%, through our secure online catalogue. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity, because once Shadow Song is available through major online booksellers, this advance promotional price will be gone. Tell your friends! Shop for Christmas! And let me know your reviews and thoughts either by email, comments through this blog, or posting your review…

From the Dumb Housewife

This was last night’s take on bacon and eggs for dinner! Phyllo Bacon and Eggs 4 sheets phyllo pastry1 cup grated mozarella cheese6 strips turkey bacon5 hard boiled eggs1 cup cherry tomatoesolive oil for brushing pastrycracked black pepper to taste Preheat oven to 375F degrees. Line a baking sheet with lightly oiled parchment paper.Lay out two sheets of phyllo and brush with olive oil. Lay out another two sheets to they overlap about four inches….

Shadow Song Released!

My historical novel, Shadow Song, ISBN 978-1-4303-1294-9, is now available online through our secure shopping cart, as well as through my Lulu storefront.Shadow Song will be available through online booksellers worldwide by mid to late October.Watch for more details regarding the book launch and book signings.

Progress: And the Angels Sang

I now have the galleys for And the Angels Sang, my anthology of speculative and fantasy short stories. Proofing of them will continue over the next few weeks. I’ve also developed a new cover, redesigned and improved from the previous, using a wonderful oil of my daughter’s, Kelly Stephens.