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KnyttWytch
Cambridge
Disabled knitter
Interests: History, wine, food, reading, yarn, dogs
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Ingredients 150 g dry chickpeas soaked overnight OR 1 can cooked chickpeas 300 g butternut or kabocha squash 300 g small potatoes 1 onion 1-2 cloves garlic 1 Tbsp butter or olive oil 1/2 tsp ground coriander seeds 1/2 tsp fennel seeds (optional) 1 tsp salt {Spice mix - you... Continue reading
Posted 3 minutes ago at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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The mid-20th century was an amazing time for American women’s fashion! Following the war, women started looking to American designers rather than French couture houses for inspiration and to demand clothing they could move in, even play in. In this follow-up to Gertie’s New Book for Better Sewing, Gretchen “Gertie”... Continue reading
Posted 19 minutes ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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It’s almost May, and some of the local ladies have organized a pagan celebration in the woods to welcome spring. But the evening goes terribly wrong when one of the attendees winds up dead, apparently poisoned by an herbal concoction prepared by Lucky’s grandfather, Jack. Lucky’s sure her grandfather could... Continue reading
Posted 53 minutes ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Mortuary cosmetologist Callie Parrish and her friend take off for a bluegrass festival on Surcie Island. But when a fiddler turns up dead, Callie has no choice but to take center stage in the investigation. Callie and her friend Jane have headed to an inaugural Bluegrass Festival on Surcie Island... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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During her return to Spain with her father, the lovely Dona Dominica de Rada y Sylva is horrified when their ship is set upon by pirates. Far worse is her discovery that their captor isn't just any pirate -- he is the notorious Sir Nicholas Beauvallet, an Englishman with a... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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When Edwina “Sully” Sullivan’s life imploded, she left behind her job on the police force and her unfaithful husband to start a new life as the general manager of her hometown theater, the Cliffside Theater Company. For five years, she focused on budgets instead of crimes and kept the Cliffside... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Books to read and yarn to knit! (oh and tidying :( always tidying), this is the yarn for a shawlette I plan to cast on later which I wound ready last night (and for some reason it turned my finger tips blue!) and it came in a handy dandy craft... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Knyttwytch's Crafts and Stuff
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Ingredients 100g bag spinach 400g can chopped tomatoes 1 tsp chilli flakes 4 eggs Method Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Put the spinach into a colander, then pour over a kettle of boiling water to wilt the leaves. Squeeze out excess water and divide between 4 small ovenproof dishes.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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It’s been exactly two years since Katie and her aunt and uncle opened the Honeybee Bakery, where they serve delicious—and bespelled—treats to the good people of Savannah. After a dinner celebrating the bakery’s anniversary, they all take a stroll along the waterfront and meet Aunt Lucy’s friend Orla, a colorful... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Posted 4 days ago at Book Challenges
November • Child Safety Protection Month – Read a mystery with a child 10 or younger • National Novel Writing Month – Read a mystery with a MC who is an author, or works with authors. 1st All Saint's Day – Read a mystery with a main or secondary character... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Book Challenges
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Inspired by her German heritage, Holly's grandmother has arranged for Wagtail to have a Christkindl Market packed with goodies and decorations for the howliday tourists. But Holly's mood takes an unseasonable turn when she learns that her old flame and childhood friend Holmes Richardson has brought his fiancee home--and she'll... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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After talking her way into a job writing for Portland's Northwest Extreme magazine, Meg Reed may now really be in over her head. Actually, about 8,000 feet over her head. . . She's at Mount Hood's remote Silcox Hut, covering the the seriously hardcore Ridge Rangers-- Oregon's elite high-altitude rescue... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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At the annual Victorian Home and Garden Tour, Lighthouse Cove, California’s premier contractor, Shannon Hammer, realizes that the competition is about to turn deadly.... Shannon is in high demand among rival homeowners, who will do anything to win Best in Show. One-upmanship and even espionage break out among neighbors, construction... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Brooklyn’s friend Ian runs the Covington Library, which is hosting an exhibit featuring John James Audubon’s massive masterpiece, Birds of America, currently on loan from an Arab sheik. During the gala celebrating the book, she is approached by Jared Mulrooney, the president of the National Birdwatchers Society, who urgently needs... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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When book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright temporarily relocates to her parents’ place in Northern California, she finds that wooden barrels aren’t the only things buried in the wine caves of Sonoma…. Excited to explore the secrets of wine country, Brooklyn attends an excavation of the caves hidden deep under her parents’... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Wagtail, Virginia, the top pet-friendly getaway in the United States, is gearing up for a howling good Halloween—until a spooky murder shakes the town to its core . . . Holly Miller doesn’t believe in spirits, but the Sugar Maple Inn is filled with guests who do. The TV series... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2017 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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For the simple fact that around my desk it is a total and utter MESS! So yesterday I started to sort things out - slow and sure will be the key to this I think. Anyhow the three starting photographs are as follows :- The sofa To the left of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2017 at Knyttwytch's Crafts and Stuff
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With the arrival of six senior reading group members at the Merry Ghost Inn, the long-awaited Grand Opening week has finally begun for Melanie West and her grandmother, Liza. All is well with the Oregon coast-side B&B until Melanie’s dog, Max, finds the dead body of one of their guests.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2017 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Today for the first time in WEEKS I managed to use my Clinque again (and even after one go my skin feels better for it) weight is not doing so well (still over 22 stone - although a couple of weeks back I did manage to get below it for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2017 at Tempewytchhealthyliving
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Ingredients 3 tbsp vegetable oil large pinch ground asafoetida 1 bay leaf ½ tsp panch phoran (a blend of equal quantities of fenugreek, nigella seeds, fennel seeds, cumin and mustard seeds), available from Asian supermarkets, also known as Bengali five-spice 1-2 mild dried red chillies 1 small onion, chopped ½... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2017 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Jules Capshaw, owner of the charming bakeshop Torte, meets Sloan Krause, who's in from out of town for the beer festival that has landed in Ashland, Oregon. Sloan is the brewmaster at the famed der Keller brewing company that operates out of Leavenworth, Washington, and she’s come to the festival... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2017 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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A trip to the English countryside turns into a brush with death for Pru Parke, the only gardener whose holiday wouldn’t be complete without a murder to solve. Pru and her husband, former Detective Chief Inspector Christopher Pearse, are long overdue for a getaway. So when Pru is invited to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2017 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Eleanor Swift isn't amused when Laughing Luigi--the sketchy frozen pizza dough baron--walks into her Timber Ridge, North Carolina, pizzeria, A Slice of Delight. But the contract for his pizza-making contest seems made-to-order, especially with $25,000 in first-prize money up for grabs. However, when the pizza dough king fails to rise... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2017 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Among the lacrosse sticks in the gym, some school girls stumble upon the body of their unpopular games mistress – shot through the heart from point blank range. Hmm slightly misleading introduction from the Goodreads site here! Miss Springer (the games mistress) was found by the school nurse and the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2017 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog