Let’s talk turkey

on November 29, 2016

Okay, I know Thanksgiving has past, but there’s no law that says we can’t eat turkey on other days, right? And I cooked such a stupendously good bird this year, there’s no way I can keep it to myself. For the last several years, I’ve brined my turkeys in a variation of the usual salt/sugar/water/spices…

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Back to blogging!

on November 22, 2016

So today we’re resuming regular Tuesday/Thursday blogging until January 10–release day for A PERILOUS UNDERTAKING! First up, have you subscribed to the newsletter? There are exclusive goodies each month–all you have to do is sign up on the handy widget on the right-hand sidebar of the blog. Then, on the fifth of each month, my…

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Catching up

on November 21, 2016

Bonus post. Regular posting will resume Tuesday, November 22. Alright, y’all–sorry for the radio silence the past few weeks. I was simply feeling too overwhelmed to post. Too much sadness, too much fear. I went to the polls two weeks ago expecting a very different outcome, and it’s been a challenging course-correction. Ordinarily I leave…

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Fee, fie, fo, fum, I smell something delicious…

on November 3, 2016

Alright, my dears, I am in the VERY LAST STAGES of revising Veronica’s third adventure which I am turning in MONDAY. (I am beyond excited!) I still have work to do–mostly smoothing out the places where I’ve torn things apart and stitched them back together–so I’m reposting this piece, a favorite from the archives. See…

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It’s Dia de los Muertos, y’all

on November 1, 2016

Reposting a piece on this special day. Have we talked about Dia de los Muertos? I keep thinking we have, but I can’t find anything in the archives and that seems QUITE short-sighted of me. If you’re not familiar, Dia de los Muertos is the Day of the Dead, a traditional holiday in Latin America….

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