Splurge on the last Zucchini

Zucchinis–about 2 large or 3 regular size.  Shred with a mandolin, grater, or food processor. 1 medium potato, shredded.  Salt to taste  freshly ground black pepper 1 egg, beaten 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup of grated Romano cheese 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 green onion, half shallot, and/or 1 garlic clove, finely chopped ⅓ cup…

A Crowd Pleaser – Stuffed mushrooms

June Newsletter An overview of ingredients for this tasty vegetable ½ cup panko bread crumbs ¼ cup finely grated Pecorino or Parmesan 2 tablespoons finely chopped Italian parsley 2 garlic cloves, pressed with a garlic press or grated 4 tablespoons olive oil Creme fraiche or cream cheese 1 small container (Optional) Salt and pepper to taste 1 package of large…

March Newsletter

Coming Soon––Free ebook for subscribers––excerpt below Smarty Pants by K. Nilsson I walked into the bar like I owned it. It wasn’t an attitude but my nature. My coworker and I attended a power moves conference in Houston, Texas. Gaslighting––I could have written a book on the topic. The axiom, ‘nice girls don’t manipulate,’ was…

Author claims “Racy Italian fotoromanzi inspired the dark romance writer in me.”

Italian Fotoromanzi Viviana MacKade asked me to write a guest post for her blog. Please tell me how old Italian novellas inspired you to become a writer? Nancy Drew mysteries, American comics, and Italian fotoromanzi sparked my interest in writing.    The Italian fumetti, introduced in the late 1940s, fed the gaping hole of escapism post-war. The…