Buddy Read with Iseult Murphy: The Rust Maidens

Buddy Read with Iseult Murphy : The Rust Maidens by Gwendolyn Kiste You Can find Iseult's Buddy Read Post: Here Iseult Murphy reached out to me about doing a buddy read and I was thrilled to say yes. I loved the idea of diving deeper into a book and asking thought provoking questions. I met

Beefy Black-Eyed Soup

Ingredients 2 pounds ground beef 1/2 cup chopped green pepper 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2 quarts water 1 (28-ounce) can whole tomatoes, undrained 1 (16-ounce) package frozen black-eyed peas 1 cup chopped onion 1 cup diced carrots 1 cup chopped celery 2 tablespoons beef-flavored bouillon granules 1 tablespoon pepper 1/2

Lady Lamington Cakes

Ingredients 1 package (10-3/4 ounces) frozen pound cake 1/3 cup water 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 1/4 cup baking cocoa 2-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar 4 cups shredded coconut, toasted and chopped Directions Thaw cake; cut into 3/4-in. slices. Cut each slice into four fingers; set aside. In a microwave-safe bowl or saucepan, heat water and

Cherry-topped Cheesecake

Ingredients 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 24 squares) 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 1 envelope unflavored gelatin 1/4 cup cold water 1/4 cup milk 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided 1 can (21 ounces)

Bacon Rounds

Ingredients 1 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/8 teaspoon celery seed 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon pepper 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese 8 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled 1/3 cup chopped salted peanuts 4 green onions, thinly sliced 24 small