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Cooking Ham Hocks in the Instant Pot

Cooking Ham Hocks in the Instant Pot

Cooking ham hocks in the Instant Pot is amazingly simple. I discovered that fact after deciding to use *ham hocks from the freezer in Instant Pot ham and potato soup. That soup was also amazing simple, delicious and believe it or not, dairy free. That recipe will go...

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June 7, 2022 Is a Big Deal for See Jane Run!

June 7, 2022 Is a Big Deal for See Jane Run!

June 7, 2022 is a big deal for See Jane Run! for a very good reason. The publisher, Midwestern Books, just announced that my first book in the West River Mystery Series will be released on that day. Wahoo! Here's some publishing trivia to celebrate the announcement:...

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Caramel Apple Dip: No One Will Know It’s Dairy-Free

Caramel Apple Dip: No One Will Know It’s Dairy-Free

Caramel apple dip used to be a favorite snack at our house. But once the kids were grown and my dairy allergy was diagnosed, I quit making it. I missed it. Oh my how I missed it. I was resigned to life without this treat until my daughter-in-law made a chance comment...

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Mongolian Beef with a Multigenerational Twist

Mongolian Beef with a Multigenerational Twist

Mongolian beef is one of my husband's favorite dishes. When I brought home our local grocery store's seasonal magazine and saw a recipe for Mongolian beef made with hamburger. I decided to adapt it to meet our multigenerational family's purposes. That meant:...

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The Cover Art for See Jane Run!

The Cover Art for See Jane Run!

The cover art for See Jane Run! is done. Like a good book cover should, it offers clues about what readers can expect when they delve into the story. Like a good mystery writer should, I'm not going to reveal what the clues are. Instead you're invited to list what...

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The Road Home for Thanksgiving

The Road Home for Thanksgiving

The road home for Thanksgiving was a long one when we lived in Harding County. 550 miles from Camp Crook, South Dakota to Le Mars, Iowa. Speed limit 55, even on the interstate. School dismissed an hour early on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, and we were on our way...

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