Every woman in Watervalley has a recipe for Red Velvet Cake. I’ve tried all of them and some are only slightly preferable to hunger. But without a doubt, my cousin Imogene’s Red Velvet Cake recipe is the best. It’s like a party in your mouth. But Imogene is not the most likeable soul. She’s a […]
This is where you will find some great recipes for the dishes served in the novels and short stories that make up the Watervalley Books series.
From the desk of Estelle Pillow, Owner of the Sweetlife Bakery. Hi, everybody! The Watervalley Benefit Ball was this past week. Lord have mercy, has it seen some changes. The occasion used to be strictly formal with tuxedos and evening gowns. But over time the few blue bloods that did live in Watervalley became blue hairs. […]
Folks, don’t get me wrong…. I like vegetarians. Even though most folks in Watervalley think vegetarians are just lousy hunters, if someone wants to be the Potentate of Tofu, that’s fine by me. That’s why my munificent marinade isn’t just good on all kinds of meat, it’s great on veggies like zucchini and squash…. especially […]
Estelle’s Corn Salad Recipe Estelle Pillow is Connie Thompson’s younger sister (the one she talks to on the phone all the time in More Things in Heaven in Earth.) Well, in Each Shining Hour, she is moving back to Watervalley and believe you me…she is large and in charge. She has a PhD in chemistry, […]
Hey Folks! Lida here again! And I’ll be darned if we still don’t have tons of tomatoes coming in down at the garden. Just shoot me. I keep praying for an early frost to kill the suckers. Meanwhile, since there’s been a little chill in the air, folks down at the Depot Diner are asking […]
Hey, Everybody! Lida Wilkins here. It seems like in summertime everything has tomatoes in it. Well, everything except cereal. Starting in June, we start fixing Tomato Pie down at the Depot Diner and I swear you’d think people would get tired it. But noooooo. Here is it September and people still ask for it everyday. […]