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Blue Ball Floats for you & a Frosty the Snowman Float for Kids – #dessert drinks

Posted by on Nov 28, 2013 in Cabin Cooking, Dessert, Holiday | 3 comments

Dessert drinks are not just for kids!

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@PapaBensKitchen Spicy Pumpkin Cheesecake whipped-up by @RandyFuhrman

Posted by on Nov 25, 2013 in Cabin Cooking, Dessert, Guest Posts, Holiday, Mama's Kitchen Mondays | Comments Off

Created by Celebrity Chef, Randy Fuhrman & More Treats for Thanksgiving!

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“Waking Up Dead” by @EmmaShortt & #Zombie Cupcakes for Breakfast #review

Posted by on Nov 15, 2013 in Bewitching Tours, Books, Cabin Cooking, Dessert, Giveaways & Contests, Review & a Recipe, Reviews, Zombies | 4 comments

“Waking Up Dead” by @EmmaShortt & #Zombie Cupcakes for Breakfast #review four-stars
Waking up Dead
on 22 October 2013
Genres: Horror, Romance, Zombie
Pages: 372
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You know your life has hit rock bottom when you’re living off cooked rats and showering once every few months—if you’re lucky. But for Jackson Hart things are about to get a whole lot worse. When her best friend, Tye, disappears hunting for food, kick-ass Jackson’s ‘head south to safety’ plan looks like it’s dead before it’s even begun. But then she meets ex-mechanic Luke Granger, who takes her to his bunker, feeds her with non-rat based food, and offers her protection against the zombie hordes—not that she needs it. She knows how to use a machete and isn’t afraid to.

Jackson was tempted to stay in the city with her rescuer. Food, shampoo and the possibility of finally getting laid, what more could she ask for? But the flesh eaters are getting smarter and the bunker is compromised, so Jackson and Luke have no choice but to make the journey south

Luke and Jackson team up to find other humans in a road-trip romance for the ages. They travel for thousands of miles with zombies shadowing their every move. They must utilize every resource at their disposal…and then some. On the way, they discover that even if flesh eating zombies are knocking down their door, there’s always time for sex and even love.

This book may be unsuitable for people under 17 years of age due to its use of sexual content, drug and alcohol use, and/or violence.

I received this book for free from Bewitching Book Tours in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

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Elderberry Pie and Dandelion Wine (Interview and a Recipe) @TravisSimmons5

Posted by on Mar 30, 2013 in Books, Cabin Cooking, Dessert, Interviews & Interviews with Recipes, Review & a Recipe | 0 comments

This was suppose to be up last weekend but life happens! As it is, I have it up now! Welcome back Travis to my blog with a great interview! ELDERBERRY PIE!! Travis Simmons is here during his tour for his first book, The Mirror of the Moon.

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INTERVIEW – Author Leanne Herrera of Mirror Bound (with a recipe)

Posted by on Oct 14, 2012 in Authors, Books, Dessert, Great Minds Think Aloud, Indie Projects & Promotions, Interviews & Interviews with Recipes, Review & a Recipe | 0 comments

INTERVIEW and a RECIPE with Leanne Herrara.

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Zombies Zombies EVERYWHERE even in your dessert!! Shannon Mayer Shares

Posted by on Jun 6, 2012 in Cabin Cooking, Dessert, Entertainment, Fun, Guest Posts, Zombies | 5 comments

Zombies, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways . . .
By Shannon Mayer author of  Sundered, a Zombie-ish Series

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East Meets West in this Original Mystery ‘Changes’ by Charles Colyott (review & recipe)

Posted by on Apr 26, 2012 in Books, Cabin Cooking, Dessert, DIY Basic Recipes, Indie Projects & Promotions, Reviews | 4 comments

Changes — A Randall Lee Mystery by Charles Colyott

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Next ‘GENERATION’ Dark Techno -Thriller with Pudding Shots

Posted by on Apr 5, 2012 in Books, Cabin Cooking, Dessert, Indie Projects & Promotions, Novel Publicity | 0 comments

Next ‘GENERATION’ Dark Techno -Thriller with Pudding Shots three-stars
Generation
on October 22, 2011
Pages: 288
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Attempting to regrow impaired or elderly tissues, a scientist will one day modify the DNA of human beings by injecting the gene-carrying virus. It is just a matter of time.

Before consenting to treatment, you may want to ask a simple question: could there be a situation in which you would want to die but were unable to do so?

Journalist Hendrix 'Aitch' Harrison links bodies stolen from a renowned forensic-research lab to an influential drug company.

Aided by Sarah Wallace, a determined and beguiling entomologist, he delves into a grisly world of clinical trials and a viral treatment beyond imagining.

But Aitch must battle more than his fear of technology to expose the macabre fate of the drugged victims donated to scientific research

The following is an excerpt from William Knights 2011 novel Generation which delves into the science of Genetic Modification and explores the journey of one man and one woman as their world is turned upside down. Power, Science, Money … is it worth the price some will pay?

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How can you have any PUDDING COOKIES if you don’t eat your meat!

Posted by on Jan 11, 2012 in Bacon, Cabin Cooking, Dessert | 6 comments

Well, since I know many of you closet bacon eaters have more than likely put yourself into a glorious food coma creating your own Bacon Wrapped Sausage Delights, I suppose I will have to say YES you can have your pudding cookies!

Lately I have been stalking  Dessert For Two. Christina delivered recipes scaled down to make a sensible size dessert instead of enough for a bake sale. (Well that and after the Bacon Maple Donuts incident we needed to be a bit smarter, I ended up with a severe sugar crash after stuffing my face with three donuts. I couldn’t help it they were SO good!) I was reorganizing my pantry  looking for inspiration when surrounded by light, a glorious box of lemon pudding called to me! What? You don’t like lemon pudding? For shame! (Seriously, neither do I but I had inherited this when a friend moved out of state. One of the great things about living in Alaska, when people leave, you gain ownership of boots, coats, left over fish and game, tang, pilot bread…you get the the picture!) I recalled seeing something about pudding in a cookie recipe I had.

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It’s a Scandihoovian Christmas

Posted by on Dec 17, 2011 in Cabin Cooking, Dessert, Holiday | 2 comments

Definition: Scandihoovian – A Hoosier whose ancestry includes that of Scandinavia.

First off, yes with my Lefse raised high, I proudly proclaim I can trace my roots back to the Indiana Tufte family  and am a proud Scandihoovian, at least on my mother’s side. My great-grandparents were born in Norway and when they came to our great country,  like many other Norwegians (and those dirty Swedes), passed up Lady Liberty and kept going till they ended up in the Midwest! (No self respecting Norwegian will ever admit to having any Swedish blood in them, they are all drunks and don’t know their way around a Krumkake iron if their life depended on it and in my house it did. We let it slide that my dad was part Swede because of the fact of being a direct descendent of Morgan the Pirate… oh and Alexander Hamilton, but the Pirate bit is better, yah?)

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