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KnyttWytch
Cambridge
Disabled knitter
Interests: History, wine, food, reading, yarn, dogs
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For quilt appraiser Keely Fairchild, the opportunity to appraise more than a hundred quilts feels almost too good to be true. And then she learns the bad news: the quiltmaker was murdered and the police have no leads. Keely suspects that the quilts hold the key to the dead woman's... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Lucy is a human lie detector. Her rescue dog Paco is a ghost whisperer. Together, they solve crime in this laugh-out-loud cozy mystery series! It is not long since Lucy and her dog Paco solved a cold case crime, now they find themselves back in the thick of things when... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
It has indeed!
Thanks Mary!
Still too overweight, I haven't been able to walk outside due to restrictions, I need my nails and hair doing!! I would like to talk to someone other than the nurse at the surgery and Dr Wytch (not that I am complaining about spending time with Dr Wytch I might... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Knyttwytch Health
Read 220 books (195/220) Read at least 150 books from my TBR list/pot (127/150) Do 13 new recipes (13/13 or 14/14 as I need to post one from Christmas 2019) - done Finish red on Winnie the Pooh Finish brown on Winnie the Pooh Finish lavender on Winnie the Pooh... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Knyttwytch's Crafts and Stuff
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Another great cozy mystery from Elizabeth Penney, a cat, a murder and friendships - perfect! Blueberry Cove, Maine, is gearing up for the annual week long lobster festival, this means plenty of good food, lots of foot traffic for the shops and some fun times from cardboard boat racing to... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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When the power goes out at the River's Edge complex, candlemaker and landlord Harrison Black starts searching for the reason. When he stumbles upon the body of potter Araron Gaskin, he is left with more than a blown fuse to worry about. This one kept me on the edge of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Ingredients 1 medium pumpkin, or butternut squash 1 large white onion, chopped 2.5cm/1in piece of root ginger, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped ½ Scotch bonnet chilli, seeds removed, chopped 4–5 sprigs thyme 400ml/14fl oz coconut milk sea salt and freshly ground black pepper breadfruit or sweet potato chunks,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2020 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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The recipe Set the oven at 200C/gas mark 6. Remove the thick stalks from 2 very large (or 4 medium) field mushrooms, then put the mushrooms gill side up on a baking tray. Score the inside of each mushroom with a kitchen knife in a lattice pattern. Pour a generous... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2020 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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This delicious rustic wild pea soup with pasta recipe from Umbria is made with a unique rare legume called roveja. It's easy to make and seriously nutritious and warming. You can also make it with other legumes such as chickpeas or lentils. Course: Main Course, Soup Cuisine: Central Italy, Italian,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2020 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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INGREDIENTS Extra virgin olive oil, for brushing and drizzling 120g mixed mushrooms 50g unsalted butter, softened 20g grated parmesan 1 clove of garlic, crushed 1 heaped tsp finely chopped thyme Zest of ½ lemon, finely grated 2 large slices of sourdough or good-quality, country-style bread METHOD Preheat the oven to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2020 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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At Coffee, Books, & More, Jill’s the boss. But as Amy’s maid-of-honor, she can barely keep up with marching orders—and now she’s in charge of organizing an epic bachelorette! Adding to Jill’s party-planning panic, the South Cove Heritage Society just unceremoniously dumped her historic landmark bid. While vying proposals rush... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Hannah Holiday is new to Hooks Harbor, Maine. With the inheritance of her Great Aunt Caroline’s café and cottages, she faces a challenge of turning it into a modern business. A challenge she is ready for—until a body turns up in an unexpected place. With her own insecurities rising when... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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An American chef will have to serve up more than good eats if she wants to establish a successful farm-to-table cooking school in Tuscany, in this charming first installment in a new cozy mystery series set in Italy. When Nell Valenti is offered a chance to move to Tuscany to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Spring has come to charming Mayville Heights, and with it, some Hollywood glamour. The little town is abuzz because the reboot of a popular baking TV show is filming there. Librarian Kathleen Paulson is working as an advisor on historical facts for the show, local restaurants are providing catering for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Etta and Dora, both newly retired teachers, travel from their home in Southern Italy to a fairy-tale German town for their first home swap holiday, delighted by their neighbours’ warm welcome. But the welcome turns sour when the Night Watchman of Rothenburg is brutally murdered while his tour group takes... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
Zoom has been a boon these last few months, and I am lucky I have a couple of friends that would help out if needed (not sure they could help me find a murderer but you never know!). Roll on the next book :D
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When Agatha Lapp’s brother and sister-in-law are tragically killed in a buggy accident, Agatha relocates to the new Amish community in Hunt Texas, nestled in the Texas Hill Country. She’s there to make a success of her brother’s dream--an Amish B&B. Agatha is friendly, efficient, and capable. She's also a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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“The show must go on.” That applies even to playwright Marianne Putnam, when the director of her one-act play, “Jokers Wild,” fails to show for curtains up on opening night at the community theater in Serendipity Springs, Florida. When the director’s wife begs Marianne to accompany her to their home... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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People come to the beach town of Santa Sofia as much for the healing properties of Yeast of Eden's breads as for a vacation getaway. And now a cable food channel has selected the bakery as a featured culinary delight for a new show. Baking apprentice Ivy Culpepper is excited... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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When a firecracker becomes a murder weapon, Emily Westhill pursues a killer with a short fuse … It is a truth universally acknowledged—cops and donuts go together. Exhibit A: Deputy Donut Café, owned and operated by detective's widow Emily Westhill and her father-in-law, the retired police chief of Fallingbrook, Wisconsin.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Welcome to Appleseed Creek, the heart of Ohio’s Amish Country, where life is not as serene as it seems. While her Cleveland friends relocated to Southern California and Italy, 24-year-old computer whiz Chloe Humphrey moves with some uncertainty to Appleseed Creek to direct technology services at a nearby college. Her... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Ingredients 1 small chopped onion 1 chopped red chilli knob of butter 4 beaten eggs splash of milk good handful diced tomatoes coriander leaves toast, to serve Method Soften the onion and chilli in a knob of butter. Stir in the beaten eggs and a splash of milk. When nearly... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2020 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion , finely sliced 300g cherry tomatoes 100g spinach leaves small handful basil leaves 100g ricotta 6 eggs , beaten salad , to serve Method STEP 1 Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan and cook... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2020 at Tempewytchrecipesdone