Food and Yarn

Food often figures into my books in one way or another, and before I know it one of my characters is cooking a personal favourite! Sometimes during my research I’ve found some really neat recipes, too.  Now I’m passing some of those favourites on to you!

Click on the highlighted recipe or pattern name for a printable version. 

If you make one of these recipes or projects, I’d love to hear how you liked it!

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Knitting Patterns

Baby Hats

Infinity Scarf

Easy Lacy Baby Blanket

Knitted Gift Bags


* Appetizers and Salads

Mrs. Polcyk’s Coleslaw

Shannyn Smith’s Potato Salad

Fiori Cascade Harvest Squash Soup

Sherry’s Pasta Salad


* Breads and muffins

Dark and Dangerous Foccacia Bread

Sweet Scone Dough (for Shortcake)

Bighorn French Toast

Whole Wheat Cinnamon Applesauce Cake


* For your sweet tooth

Mountain Haven Pumpkin Cake with Caramel Sauce

Jen’s Runaway Brownies

Melissa Madsen’s Quick Pudding

Shenandoah Valley Apple Cake

Twelfth Time’s The Charm Pineapple Cake

Donna’s Mincemeat Bars

Chocolate Truffles

The Purple Pig Black Bean Brownies



* Main Dishes

Maggie Taylor’s Steak and Guinness Pie

Maggie’s Pasta e Fagioli Soup

Grace Lundquist’s Fried Chicken

Grandmother Madsen’s Swiss Steak

Rocking H Cranberry Sauce

Mack’s Lemon Parsley Carrots

Montana Green Beans with Sage and Pancetta

Barbeque Beef on A Bun

Roast Beef and Red Wine Gravy

Kitchen Sink Soup

Best Beef Stew and Dumplings

Jamaican Jerk Pork Tenderloin

Hodge Podge

Easy Pulled Pork







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