Creating from Scratch

Creating from Scratch

While I eagerly await the release of my next novel, Starting from Scratch, I’ve pondered the title. As several of you mentioned on my last blog post, many things start from scratch other than cooking. Although a good home-made meal is hard to beat. Last year,...
Kate’s Favorite Pics!

Kate’s Favorite Pics!

Please help me congratulate Linda Landreth, winner of the darling Amish-made apron, towel, and washrag from Lancaster County, plus a signed copy of A Letter from Lancaster County, or one book from The Legacy of Lancaster County Trilogy: either Leaving...
Starting from Scratch?

Starting from Scratch?

Hunger invades me as I recall my mother in her kitchen preparing a huge vat of chicken stock in her pressure cooker. Left-over chicken bones, vegetables, even onion skins, were tossed into the concoction to produce the fabulous stock she often froze for future use....
Kate’s Favorite Pics

Kate’s Favorite Pics

Please help me congratulate Tracy, winner of the beautiful Amish-made Quillow from Lancaster County, plus a signed copy of either A Letter from Lancaster County, or one signed book from the Legacy of Lancaster Trilogy – either Leaving Lancaster, its sequel...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Another twelve months have flown by. Although I’m eagerly awaiting the release of my next book, Starting from Scratch, on April 3rd. I want to savor each day until the auspicious occasion. And soon, another Amish quilt to giveaway! For me, the start of a new...