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KnyttWytch
Cambridge
Disabled knitter
Interests: History, wine, food, reading, yarn, dogs
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Ingredients 1 white onion, finely sliced 2 tsp olive oil 3 garlic cloves, sliced 2 carrots, scrubbed and diced 85g red lentils 1 vegetable stock cube, crumbled generous sprigs parsley, chopped (about 2 tbsp) plus a few extra leaves Method Put the kettle on to boil while you finely slice... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Award-winning photojournalist turned whisky distillery proprietress and amateur sleuth Abigail Logan returns in the charming follow-up to Single Malt Murder. It’s been three months since Abi Logan last checked in on Abbey Glen, the celebrated whisky distillery she inherited. With her oversize wheaten terrier, Liam, by her side, Abi returns... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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The forest of Pendle during the early seventeenth century: a wild, inaccessible corner of Lancashire where the ancient fear of demons and witches is still part of life - and death. When several local people die in mysterious circumstances, Squire Roger Nowell dismisses talk of witchcraft as superstition. But soon... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
Hope the mister is improving in leaps and bounds!
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Japanese Style Pancakes... at Pots and Pins
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Wanted: A bold adventurer who wants to travel the world from a comfortable and safe spot behind a desk that has seen the likes of kings and queens, paupers and princes. A humble book and rare manuscript shop seeks a keenly intelligent investigator to assist us in our search for... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Best friends Michelle Serrano and Erica Russell are celebrating the sweet rewards of their combined bookstore and chocolate shop by hosting the Great Fudge Cook-off during the town’s Memorial Day weekend Arts Festival. But success turns bittersweet when Main Street’s portrait photographer is found dead in their store, poisoned by... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Halloween - parties, costumes, decorations, pranks and . . . murder? Annie Fisher and her friends at the Black Cat Café are right in on all the town’s Halloween excitement with everyone competing for the best couples costume award. But when a man turns up dead, a real-life Halloween murder... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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When renovations on an old house in Catfish Cove take a turn for the worse, Annie finds herself at odds with the new detective in town. Again. Not only did Annie find the body, but Detective Christy Crank seems to have a chip on her shoulder that she takes out... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Ingredients 2 medium carrots, peeled and sliced 2 large potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks 95g / 7 oz. of button mushrooms - around 20 mushrooms 1 x 325g / 11½ oz. can of sweetcorn - 260g / 9 oz. when drained 1 large courgette, diced 2 medium onions, finely... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Some baby-faced chefs, fresh out of cooking school, are looking to open a restaurant in Granford. They plan on using local foods-great news for city girl banker-turned orchard owner Meg Corey. Yet when one of the chefs is found dead, face-down in a farmer's pig wallow, plans come to a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Charlie is stressed out. The Southern Academic Libraries Association is holding this year's annual meeting at Athena College. Since Charlie is the interim library director, he must deliver the welcome speech to all the visiting librarians. And as if that weren't bad enough, the keynote address will be delivered by... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, diced 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 1 large aubergine, cut into chunks 1 x 400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 x 400g can chopped tomatoes ½ tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp harissa paste... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 1 onion, chopped 1 tbsp olive oil 1-2 tbsp Thai red curry paste 300g red lentil 1.7l vegetable stock 200ml coconut milk chopped spring onions, to serve (optional) Method Fry the onion in 1 tbsp olive oil until soft. Stir in the red Thai curry paste, depending how hot... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2018 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Victoria Rienzi came home to the Jersey Shore to write a new book, learn the family restaurant business, and practice the fine art of Italian cooking. But when delicious dishes are paired with murder, Vic has a little too much on her plate… When Vic asked her nonna for more... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Middle age can be murder ... At least that’s how it seems to former crime journalist, Wilhelmina Chance, whose near-fatal accident has given her a strange side effect ... she sees ghosts. After a messy divorce sends her fleeing back to her hometown of Mystic Notch, nestled in the White... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Okay this was taken on the 1st February over the course of January I lost 8.5 lbs (which I am pleased with!), more to the point I feel happier with myself (I think the side effect of that is the weight loss), if I could just have a little more... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at Tempewytchhealthyliving
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and things are going well! This is how my year list looks so far Read 218 books (31/218) Read the Sheila Connolly Orchard series (2.5/11.5) Do 13 new recipes (4/13) Go to Clinique for a make up lesson Finish red on Winnie the Pooh Finish brown on Winnie the Pooh... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at Knyttwytch's Crafts and Stuff
This challenge is to read cozies with the following items on the covers: The title in red A tree A bottle of wine or liquor, or a cocktail - Death Distilled by Melinda Mullet A skull, or part of a skeleton A motorized form of transportation A murder weapon (Gun,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2018 at Book Challenges
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Snow is a rarity in Maura Donovan's small village in County Cork, Ireland, so she wasn't sure what to expect when a major snowstorm rolled in around Sullivan's pub. But now she's stranded in a bar full of patrons-and a suspected killer in a long-ago murder. Maura's been in Ireland... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Who poisoned the wealthy Emily Inglethorpe, and how did the murderer penetrate and escape from her locked bedroom? Sus-pects abound in the quaint village of Styles St. Mary--from the heiress's fawning new husband to her two stepsons, her volatile housekeeper, and a pretty nurse who works in a hospital dispensary.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Event planner Jennifer -J.J.- Tanner is planning a cruise ship casino night--and she's really going overboard. She even arranged for radio DJ Connor Mac and TV personality Miranda Myers to help the good times roll. But the party comes to a screeching halt when Miranda is found dead on the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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There is a hidden garden bordering the grounds of Jane Steward’s book-themed resort—a garden filled with beautiful but deadly plants such as mandrake and nightshade. Tucked away behind ivy-covered walls and accessible only through a single locked door, as described in the pages of Frances Hodges Burnett's classic novel, the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Finally, the diet vegetarians have been waiting for. Have you been feeling left out lately? Many is the vegetarian or vegan who has watched their meat-eating friends with envy as they followed the Atkins diet and the pounds dropped off. There's no doubt about it: a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet really... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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1 tsp sunflower oil 4 rashers of rindless smoked back bacon 1 tsp white wine vinegar 2 large very fresh eggs (fridge cold) 8 cherry tomatoes, halved good handful of watercress drizzle of good-quality balsamic vinegar freshly ground black pepper Brush a large non-stick frying pan with sunflower oil, using... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2018 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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2 tsp cumin seed large pinch chilli flakes 1 tbsp olive oil 1 red onion, chopped 140g red split lentils 850ml vegetable stock or water 400g can tomatoes, whole or chopped 200g can chickpeas or ½ a can, rinsed and drained (freeze leftovers) small bunch coriander, roughly chopped (save a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2018 at Tempewytchrecipesdone