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        “THE END”

In celebration of typing “the end” to my second novel, I brewed up a wonderful soup (made to the tastes of Libby, my main character), which I have dubbed Drunken Pepper Beef Pot. Besides the obvious ingredients of roasted bell peppers (the surplus currently drowning in Spanish olive oil and awaiting a salad in my near future) and chunks of cold beef roast (and various other leftovers, making this a variation of “Fridge Soup” spoken about elsewhere in my blog), I added a healthy bouquet of fresh parsley, about half a bottle of red wine, and a swig of maple syrup. This pot of soup deserves a rainy day! Come share a bowl with me–or, at least, get ready to read my novel, when I can find a publisher for it.


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  1. Posted August 21, 2015 at 10:54 pm | Permalink

    Congratulations on the writing of the final word of your second novel, “the end”. I can’t wait to read it!

    The soup looks yummy!

    Yesterday I made the mango dessert to share with a friend. It was so delicious I will make it again soon. You come up with wonderful recipes!

    • Posted September 8, 2015 at 7:59 am | Permalink

      I got it from my momma! (I think I’ve quoted that line to you before?) You are a wonderful cook, Mom!

  2. Christelle Gillot
    Posted August 23, 2015 at 5:34 am | Permalink

    I wish i could share a bowl of soup with you. ..

    • Posted September 8, 2015 at 7:58 am | Permalink

      Oh yes, Christelle, me too! The French know all about soup (except I didn’t care for the canned lobster bisque I bought at Carrefour), so I have a lot to learn from you!

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