18th~century Kitchen

Laura Frantz Frontier, Heroes and Heroines, History, Inspiration, My Kentucky Kitchen, Novel News, Reading, Recipes, Uncategorized, Writing

I confess to being a bonafide foodie & cooking along with my heroines, or in this case, baking. Growing up in my granny’s Kentucky kitchen, in which not once in all her 97 years did she do dishes by anything but hand (no dishwasher), everything else was from scratch, too! Sometimes she would make old-fashioned gingerbread which makes me wonder …

Spring Scavenger Hunt

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Hi, Scavengers! The next hunt is set for March 1-4, and boy, do we have an amazing list of participating authors! WHITE – RUBART – TURANSKY – VOGT – SLEEMAN – EASON – SUNDIN – ANDREWS – WADE – LAUREANO – CLARK – GODDARD – HUNT – BLACKSTOCK – COSSETTE – HEDLUND – WITEMEYER – CARR – CHIAVAROLI – FRANTZ …

February by the fire…

Laura Frantz Books, faith, History, Reading, Uncategorized

2018 has started off with some historical fireworks given the stellar reading line-up for fiction. My stack overfloweth! Here’s a peek. I’m always happy to talk books. Word of mouth continues to be the best way to spread the word about them. And as you can see, I’m adding what I’m watching, too, as I sit by the fire this …

My Kentucky Kitchen ~ Cheese Stuffed Shells

Laura Frantz My Kentucky Kitchen, Recipes, Uncategorized

INGREDIENTS 1 box of Jumbo Shells, 12 oz 2 pounds ricotta cheese, approx 4 cups 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided 2 eggs 1 teaspoon parsley 1 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon basil 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon garlic powder ¼ teaspoon black pepper 2 jars Marinara Sauce, 24 oz each INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 350° …