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Category Archives: Molly MacRae Mondays
Molly’s husband found her some wonderful vintage cookbooks this weekend. I can’t believe she didn’t find any prune recipes, though. What are some favorites in your collection? -AA My husband went shopping this weekend. We were in Chicago for … Continue reading
Molly MacRae brings us a dubious Mother’s Day “treat” this month with some funny additions. I think this might be better for the dark winter mornings.-AA Here’s a workhorse of a recipe. Not only does it make a stout breakfast … Continue reading
Molly MacRae discusses the interesting recipes she found while cleaning out her file. I can’t imagine what she left in there! I’m sure mine has some interesting relics also.When you have last cleaned out your recipe file? -AA There’s no … Continue reading
Molly MacRae talks about our friend Kathleen Ernst’s upcoming book and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Little House Books today with a fun snow recipe. Last summer I went to LIW’s DeSmet, SD farm location and the family and I enjoyed … Continue reading
Molly MacRae is racing towards the deadline of her next book, but took a minute to send me a great recipe! As this is posting, I will hopefully be racing towards downtown Chicago through the 15 inches of snow to … Continue reading
Happy New Year! On this First Monday, popular mystery author Molly MacRae reviews her favorite present received over the holidays. What was yours? I got an outdoor fire pit as my favorite, perfect for S’mores, though no one in my … Continue reading
Looking for a great book to give someone this season? Comment below before Wednesday 12/3 for a chance to win Molly MacRae’s latest gem, Plagued by Quilt, from her Haunted Yarn Shop series. I really think this is my favorite … Continue reading
Thanks everyone who wrote about my Dad. He is now at Peace, and we have a lovely Mass Saturday for him. I know he loved the holidays, and I’m excited to begin focusing on Thanksgiving now that I know he … Continue reading
Molly’s post this month features a fun anthology of dessert recipes from authors – what’s not to like? Next month we will be having a celebration of her newest book, so stay tuned!-AA Here’s a book, fresh out of the … Continue reading
Molly MacRae brings us a fun recipe game this month. I think it’s rigged, though – how else would mine have prunes? UGH -AA Discover Your Own Perfect 1960s Recipe! You know those online quizzes you see everywhere these days? … Continue reading