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Blameless: I Blame You, Mr. Virus!

Oh virus! How you have given me the chance to indulge in the things I love!

Yes, I came down with a cold this weekend. I wasn’t able to travel to my destination to fulfill one of those booked weekend activities. 1,130 more words

Steampunk Bitch Beer: How Gail Carriger's Changeless Makes Me Question My Taste

Since I’m on a kick to actually finish a book series in a timely manner, I picked up Gail Carriger’s second novel in The Parasol Protectorate series, … 1,314 more words

Candied Peel

16. Candied Peel. INGREDIENTS. – Winter citrus, may include orange, lemon, lime, and citron; loaf sugar; spring water.

Mode.– Cut the citrus fruit long ways, and take out all the pulp and as much pith as possible. 277 more words

Gail Carriger

What's on the Shelf

Not that I have very much time to read this month, but I thought I’d let you know what I am reading during my minuscule free time. 253 more words


Barley Water

15. Barley Water. INGREDIENTS. — 2 ounces barley; 1 quarts boiling water; 1 pint cold water; peel of one lemon.

Mode.– Wash the barley in the cold water, and strain. 227 more words

Gail Carriger

Rhubarb Tart

12. Sweet Crust Pastry. INGREDIENTS. — 500 grams flour; 175 grams icing sugar; 250 grams butter; 1 egg and 1 egg yolk, beaten together.

Mode. 480 more words

Gail Carriger

Etiquette & Espionage (CBR6 #48)

I was granted an ARC of this book via NetGalley in return for a fair and honest review.

This book is currently available at your local bookseller. 547 more words