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KnyttWytch
Cambridge
Disabled knitter
Interests: History, wine, food, reading, yarn, dogs
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Ingredients 300g basmati rice 2 tbsp oil 1 onion or 2 shallots, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tsp turmeric , plus a pinch 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tbsp garam masala ½-1 tsp hot chilli powder 2 x 400g cans coconut milk 2 x 400g cans chickpeas ,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion , chopped 350g pepper , deseeded and sliced 1 tbsp ground cumin 1-3 tsp chilli powder , depending on how hot you want your chilli to be 1 tbsp sweet smoked paprika 400g can kidney bean in chilli sauce 400g can mixed bean... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Lilah Drake is back in this fourth Undercover Dish mystery. It's summer in Pine Haven, and Lilah is enjoying life: she's in love, she's a popular chef and caterer, she's surrounded by good friends. But her perfect summer has some troubling distractions. The normally ebullient Angelo Cardelini, Lilah's ex-boyfriend and... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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October 31st is just around the corner and Emily Westhill’s Boston cream donuts, carved with a scream, have made an indelible impression on local eccentric Rich Royalson. So much so that he’s ordered three dozen, with twice the fudge icing, for his 70th birthday—a special event in more ways than... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2022 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Thanks to Winnie's new cider shop, Smythe Orchards is out of the red and folks can get their fix of the produce and other delectable products they love all year round. The locals are even booking the shop for events, including a June wedding! Winnie couldn’t be happier to see... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2022 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Hana Keller and her family run Maggie's Tea House, an establishment heavily influenced by the family's Hungarian heritage and specializing in a European-style traditional tea service. But one of the shop's largest draws is Hana's eccentric grandmother, Juliana, renowned for her ability to read the future in the leaves at... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2022 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Ingredients 500g mini portobello mushrooms 250g chestnut mushrooms, halved 3 cloves of garlic, crushed 2 teaspoons sea salt 1 onion, roughly chopped 1-3 sprigs of fresh rosemary 1 tablespoon olive oil 200ml good red wine 2 teaspoons cornflour 150ml vegetable stock SCONES 250g plain flour 1 1/2 teaspoons cream of... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2022 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 2 onions , sliced 1 red or green pepper , halved deseeded and sliced 1-2 red chillies , deseeded and sliced 400g can chopped tomatoes 1-2 tsp caster sugar 4 eggs small bunch parsley , roughly chopped 6 tbsp thick, creamy yogurt 2 garlic cloves... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2022 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 1 tbsp rapeseed oil 1 onion , thinly sliced 1 garlic clove , crushed 3cm piece ginger , peeled and grated 1 tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp garam masala 1 tbsp ground cumin 450g tomatoes , chopped 400g can chickpeas , drained 1 tsp sugar... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2022 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 300g/10½oz dried short pasta, such as penne, fusilli, casarecce or gemelli 400g tin chopped tomatoes 150g/5½oz cooked lentils 30g/1oz tomato purée 2 courgettes, grated 3 garlic cloves, grated 1 tsp dried oregano 600ml/20fl oz hot low-sodium vegetable stock 200g/7oz block feta small bunch basil, roughly torn salt and freshly... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2022 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 2 aubergines, halved 400g tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed 2 tbsp olive oil, plus extra if needed ½ tsp sea salt, plus extra for sprinkling 2 garlic cloves, crushed 175g/6oz green beans 125g/4½oz reduced-fat mozzarella, roughly torn 25g/1oz panko breadcrumbs 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped 25g/1oz fresh... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2022 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 8 oz. linguine or fettuccine ($0.63) 1 Tbsp olive oil ($0.13) 1 Tbsp butter ($0.13) 3 cloves garlic, minced ($0.24) 1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes ($1.99) 10 cranks freshly ground pepper ($0.03) 1/2 tsp salt ($0.02) 1/2 tsp dried basil ($0.05) 1 15oz. can cannellini beans ($0.69) 4... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2022 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion , finely chopped 1 tbsp smoked paprika 400g can chopped tomato with garlic 400g can mixed bean , drained and rinsed Method STEP 1 Heat the oil in a large saucepan, then fry the onion for 5 mins until beginning to soften.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2022 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 1 large red onion, chopped into bite-sized pieces 3 mixed peppers, chopped into bite-sized pieces 1 large aubergine, chopped into bite-sized pieces 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, plus extra for drizzling 250g/9oz halloumi cheese, sliced small handful fresh basil freshly ground sea salt and black pepper Method Preheat... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2022 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 1 red pepper, deseeded and cut into chunks 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and cut into chunks 1 orange pepper, deseeded and cut into chunks 250g/9oz gnocchi 1 tbsp olive oil 4 pork sausages salt and freshly ground black pepper Method Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6. Toss together... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2022 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 400g/14oz dried pasta 150ml/¼ pint double cream 1 small garlic clove, crushed, or ½ tsp garlic powder 25g/1oz Parmesan (or a similar vegetarian hard cheese), finely grated, plus extra to serve salt and freshly ground black pepper Method Half fill a large saucepan with water, add plenty of salt... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2022 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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As the owner of Miracle Books, Nora Pennington figures all the wet weather this spring is at least good for business. The local inns are packed with stranded travelers, and among them Nora finds both new customers and a new friend, the sixtysomething Sheldon, who starts helping out at the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2022 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Hayley Burke, curator of Lady Fowling's collection of first edition mysteries, is settling into her position at the First Edition Library in Middlebank House. She's even made progress with Lady Fowling's former secretary, the ornery Miss Woolgar. The women are busily preparing for an exhibition that will showcase Lady Fowling's... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2022 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Set in the weeks before the annual Inversgail Literature Festival in Scotland, Plaid and Plagiarism begins on a morning shortly after the four women take possession of their bookshop in the Highlands. Unfortunately, the move to Inversgail hasn’t gone as smoothly as they’d planned. First, Janet Marsh is told she’ll... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2022 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Only hours after Abby’s free-spirited friend, Fiona Mary Ryan, owner of Ancient Wisdom Botanicals, missed their lunch date, her body is found in a burning car—a tragic accident until the coroner’s report points to murder. Driven by her loyalty to her friend, and her deeply ingrained skills as a trained... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2022 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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In order to boost her struggling family winery's reputation, Emmy Oak throws a Wine and Chocolate party for the Sonoma Valley elite--featuring her delicious drinks alongside her friend Leah's decadently chocolaty desserts. But when Leah's ex-husband's new trophy wife turns up dead after the party, the police paint Leah in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2022 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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With Juliet Brody and Reverend Brook tying the knot in Ohio's Amish Country's most anticipated nuptials of the year, Bailey King is determined to do everything in her power to make the event a sweet success. Except midsummer heat waves and outdoor ceremonies don't mix, and an exasperated Bailey soon... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2022 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Location scout Kate Sharp is thrilled to be part of a scouting trip to the historic city of Bath, England to research the location for a Jane Austen documentary. But before Kate gets a chance to stroll the elegant boulevards where Austen once lived, murder cuts the sightseeing short. Now... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2022 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Most times of the year, the tight-knit community gardens in quaint Arborville, New Jersey, overflow with seasonal vegetables and herbs. But who planted the dead body? Farm-to-table enthusiast Jenny Miller had a cookbook in the works when she was suddenly found strangled by a circular knitting needle in her own... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2022 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
TASKS: 1. Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in WINTER. a) Whole Latte Murder by Lena Gregory 4/1/22 b) The Intuitive Eating Workbook: Ten Principles for Nourishing a Healthy Relationship with Food by Evelyn Tribole 13/1/22 c) No Charm Intended by Mollie Cox Bryan 4/2/22 d) Tai... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2022 at Book Challenges