NOLA: Lassiez Les Bon Temps Rouler!

by Molly Jo Realy @RealMojo68

This is New Orleans.
The past never stays buried.

After a broken engagement and the death of her beloved uncle, Penny escapes her nightmares by flying into New Orleans. She finds herself struggling to embrace a new future. Does that mean letting go of her past? What about her new friends ~ the ones accused of murder? In search of something she can’t identify, she discovers things aren’t always as they seem. Somewhere between the French Quarter and the bayous, she finds the answers she’s looking for . . .

And some she’s not.


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This Week’s Theme: July 9, 2012

This week’s theme is in keeping with my aim to add new recipes to the blog.

I absolutely love being in the kitchen. I love creating new flavors and enhancing familiar recipes. It brings me such joy to find inexpensive, flavorful foods that feed my family and guests well.

This week’s theme also inspires me to remain joyful in all situations. As long as there is a roof over my head and food on the table, I’m doing well.

I often say, “Recipes are food for the soul.”
How do you feed your family?

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Recipe: Slow Cooker Cider

by Molly Jo Realy @MollyJoRealy

Since October is nearly upon us with its crisp cool weather and fun holiday gatherings about to start, I thought I’d share my own cider recipe. It’s been a hit at family gatherings for years, and stores nicely in the fridge for up to a week … if it lasts that long!

I love the versatility of this great party drink. You can serve it hot or cold, by itself or mixed with a citrus soda or even light champagne. Even cider-haters like this beverage, right, Matt? ;)

1 orange, zested, sliced
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