One of my favorite things is recipes in fiction novels. I’ve featured quite a few of them here. So when I began to write my own fiction, I wanted to include my recipes. Run Aground (Book 1 in the TJ Wilde Trilogy – for sale here) featured Smashed Potatoes and Lemon Piccata Chicken My newest … Continue reading Food In Fiction: Underway Recipes
JeffreyW does beef stew but let’s pretend it’s venison. I’m travelling this week, so this is going to be a quick post. But I had this inspiration when John Cole was looking for Hot Chocolate recipes and all I could think of was the movie, Chocolat. I love food in movies and books. Especially when … Continue reading Friday Recipe Exchange: Food In Fiction
Rarely am I stumped or surprised when I’m reading and a food item comes up during a meal scene. But that happened the other day. I was reading the second book in the Lomax and Biggs series by Marshall Karp, when lo and behold, our hero is having dinner with his girlfriend and she serves … Continue reading Food In Fiction: Wait, It’s Not Broccoli?
I actually did make this cake and posted a recipe for it in November 2009, here. Originally posted: October 28, 2009 For the Lane Cake, I won’t be posting a recipe, but instead, because of the wonder of the internet can offer the history of how it came to be. In all the years I’ve … Continue reading Food In Fiction: To Kill A Mockingbird – Lane Cake
Originally published on November 3, 2009 The last entry in the To Kill a Mockingbird recipes is one you probably won’t try and one I’m making up as I go along. I wanted to include Pickled Pig Knuckles for one reason only, because the section of the book where this shows up is so touching, … Continue reading Food In Fiction: To Kill a Mockingbird, Pickled Pig Knuckles and Ambrosia
Our book: One For The Money, by Janet Evanovich. Our hapless heroine: Stephanie Plum. I’m kind of going out of order in the book because of the Pineapple Upside -Down Cake. The pot roast comes much earlier in chapter one, when Stephanie must break the news to her parents that she has been unemployed for … Continue reading Food In Fiction: Pot Roast
Happy birthday Vern! This is the first of two cakes I have to make in short order for various birthdays. Luckily it also coincides with my next Food In Fiction novel. One for the Money is the first in the Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich. Stephanie lives in Trenton, NJ and is probably the … Continue reading Food In Fiction: Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
As the book comes to its final showdown, Agnes’ crew has one last night together before everything goes to hell. From Agnes and the Hitman: An hour later, Agnes looked at the group crowded around her kitchen table…The Gang Who Couldn’t Shoot Straight. One cop, two hit men, two mobsters, a mob princess and a … Continue reading Food In Fiction: Agnes and The Hitman, Breakfast 2