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The Inkwell Podcast

On Wednesday, Sept. 30, the worldwide premier episode of The Inkwell (www.blogtalkradio.com/theinkwell) — an exciting, entertaining, and informative radio program dedicated to helping writers achieve success — will feature authors I.G. Frederick (http://eroticawriter.net/) and Cecilia Tan (http://www.ceciliatan.com/) as well as publisher Paul Beidler (http://fannypress.com/). The Inkwell is presented by The SpeakEasy Cafe (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/speakeasycafe) open mic…

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Outer Alliance Pride Day

“As a member of the Outer Alliance, I advocate for queer speculative fiction and those who create, publish and support it, whatever their sexual orientation and gender identity. I make sure this is reflected in my actions and my work.” This is the Pride statement of a recently formed group called the Outer Alliance. Today…

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Roasted Eggplant Pasta Sauce

Time to write this recipe down before I forget it.

Eggplant Sausage Pasta Sauce
aka another great way to use up what comes from our farm shares

3 greek lamb sausages
cubed eggplant, one big mixing bowl’s worth (probably 2 regular sized eggplants)
3 small onions
3 cloves garlic
3 medium to large tomatoes, or a can of diced including juice
fresh basil and parsley
a few fennel seeds
balsamic vinegar
olive oil
a green or red bell pepper (optional)

Preheat oven to 425… (click post title to read entire thing)

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My Worldcon Schedule!

My Worldcon Schedule! Please note, I do NOT use 24-hour time like the con committee does. It fucks me up. So this has been translated to AM/PM time that doesn’t trigger my numeric dyslexia. (All numbers become synonyms to me.) Panel: Food: Ancient, Modern, Future, Near and Far Friday, 2pm – 3:30 And apparently I’m…

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Summer Dinner

My posts on Twitter yesterday as I was cooking what I deemed the “Baitcon Widows dinner” prompted many people begging for the recipes.

See, me and two friends got together partly because our spouses are all off at this annual private party in the woods where about 100-150 of our closest friends camp out together and make a lot of ice cream.

My goal was to use up some of the stuff I got from our two farm shares. We’re in a meat CSA and a vegetable CSA, and we get veg every week! And I’m the only one here most of this week so it’s a challenge to eat it all up. And we’ve been falling behind on our meat consumption, too, meaning we have like 15 steaks to eat up in the freezer.

So, it went something like this… (click title to read entire post, including Wasabi Cucumber Chive Dressing and the Honey Black Tea Rose Vanilla Ice Cream).

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Whipped Cream this time!

Whipped Cream Reviews just gave Mind Games “five cherries”! http://whippedcream2.blogspot.com/2009/06/mind-games-by-cecilia-tan.html?zx=61c55b3ed69fd3cf A few choice bits: “Mind Games is brisk, fast-paced, ironic and completely sexy. The writing is crisp and concise with characters any reader can easily identify with. The point of view never jumps, and the scenes are well described and packed with delicious adjectives. Writing…

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