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Christmas Cookies from early 1900s

Christmas Cookies from early 1900s

Join me as I try out Christmas recipes circa 1900!  This third recipe is for Christmas Cookies from a personal notebook belonging to my great-great-great-grandmother. It’s also vegan—no eggs or butter!  Christmas Cookies 3/4 c honey 1/2 c sugar 3 1/4 c flour 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/4 …

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Delicate Cake Recipe from 1890

Delicate Cake Recipe from 1890

Join me as I try out Christmas recipes circa 1900! This second recipe is for Delicate Cake from an 1890 cookbook. Delicate Cake 3 cups flour 2 cups sugar 3/4 c sweet milk (evaporated or whole milk) 6 egg whites 1/2 c butter 1 tsp cream of tartar 1/2 tsp baking soda ~1 tsp lemon …

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Gingerbread Recipe from 1905

Gingerbread Recipe from 1905

Join me as I try out Christmas recipes circa 1900! This first recipe is for Soft Gingerbread from a cookbook published by Pillsbury in 1905. Soft Gingerbread 3/4 c molasses 1 c brown sugar 1/2 c butter 1 c sour milk (buttermilk) 3 eggs 3 c flour 1 Tbsp ginger 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp …

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Christmas Sale

Christmas Sale

Merry Christmas, everyone! I’m offering a special deal for your Christmas shopping through my website! For a limited time (until I run out of books!) you can purchase for just $24.99 both Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker—my historical mystery—AND Christmas Fiction Off the Beaten Path—a Christmas anthology featuring a short story I wrote entitled “Mary, Did …

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4 Ways to Shop Local

4 Ways to Shop Local

Next week is Thanksgiving and the weekend after is Small Business Saturday, but it’s always in season to shop local! 1. Brick-and-mortar If you’re not sure if there’s an independent bookstore near you, check out indiebound.org where you can search quickly and easily. In and around Spokane I know you can find Butcher, Baker, Candlestick …

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Spokane Clock Tower Mysteries Historical Research

Spokane Clock Tower Mysteries Historical Research

Author Patricia Meredith shares a little about the historical research that went into writing the Spokane Clock Tower Mysteries. The first book, Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker, a new historical mystery, is available everywhere books are sold in whatever format you prefer! For a complete list of newspaper clippings outlining the building of the Spokane clock tower, …

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Q&A with the Author: First Book?

Q&A with the Author: First Book?

Author Patricia Meredith answers the question: Is this your first book? Find out how my editing background working with New York Times bestselling authors, including George RR Martin, William H Keith, Tracy Hickman, Steve Savile, and Graham McNeil impacted my writing. You can find a complete list of my edited works here. Butcher, Baker, Candlestick …

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Reading from Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker

Reading from Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker

Hello, everyone! I’m excited to share another reading from Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker, the first in the Spokane Clock Tower Mysteries, my new historical mystery available everywhere books are sold in whatever format you prefer! Beware: murder is afoot… Visit linktr.ee/pmeredithauthor for all the links to everywhere you want to go!  Be sure to hit that subscribe button on …

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Interview on the Page Turner Show

Interview on the Page Turner Show

Last Friday I had the extreme honor of being interviewed on the Page Turner Show with Annie McKinley at KYRS radio! You can listen to the interview at KYRS.org or right here on my website. Donate to the KYRS pledge drive here to get a signed copy of Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker. I mentioned LOTS …

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Montrose Park Reading from Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker

Montrose Park Reading from Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker

Hello, everyone! I’m excited to share another reading from Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker, my new historical mystery available everywhere books are sold in whatever format you prefer! In this reading, we’re transported to Manito Park in 1901—only at that time it was called Montrose Park. You can learn more about the history of the park …

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