Friday, September 17, 2010

Get 2 "Mystery Recipes" from Cleo Coyle's ROAST MORTEM


For quite some time now, Dave, that nice Kansas guy who writes the blog called My Year on the Grill, has been a very supportive follower of Mystery Lovers' Kitchen.

Not only have we appreciated Dave's insightful and witty foodie comments, but (as a former bookseller), he has been an enthusiastic supporter of our hard work as authors. And for that we totally love him.

About a month ago, Dave asked my permission to make and share two of the recipes from my new culinary mystery Roast Mortem. I happily granted it. (No cash, stocks, or chocolate coins were exchanged in this endeavor, I assure you.)

Dave's Roast Mortem recipe posts went live yesterday, and I found them both so entertaining (especially his "Prison Cell Block Tango" book tour idea for all of us) that I decided to do something special in Dave's honor. And so...

Cleo Coyle: cat lover, crime-writing
cook. When cornered, most likely
to say: "It's true officer. He ran
into my knife ten times."
I gave away a signed copy of Roast Mortem.



The "comment to win" contest is now over and the winner is...

"LAINESHOTS"
of 
"Somewhat Blurred" blog

Congratulations, Laineshots, you've won a signed copy of my new Cofffehouse Mystery, Roast Mortem. I hope you enjoy the read -- and the recipes. :)

 
So what ARE these "Mystery Recipes"
from ROAST MORTEM that Dave made?


"My Year on the Grill" Dave:
great cook, supportive reader,
loving father to
non-reading children.





 
Mystery Recipe #1 can be found by clicking herewhich will take you to Dave's post at My Year on the Grill. 


AND


Mystery Recipe #2 can be found by clicking here, which will take you to his post at Our Krazy Kitchen.






THANKS TO EVERYONE FOR
YOUR WONDERFUL COMMENTS!
If you did not win this time, take heart! We crime-writing cooks at MYSTERY LOVERS’ KITCHEN often hold flash giveaways and throw online parties with fun contests. Be sure to follow our blog for you next chance to win a delicious prize.



Busy week! Before I go, I would also like to send a shout out to Dru for her review of Roast Mortem at the wonderful Cozy Chicks blog.



To read Dru's review of Roast Mortem,
along with three other
fun, new mysteries,
click here.



See you next week with a brand new recipe!

Until then,


Eat with joy!
~ Cleo

Another of the dishes
you'll find in my Roast Mortem
recipe section.

P.S. For a "sampler" of some of the other recipes in my book, click here.

To win free coffee, sign up for my newsletter, or find out more about my books, visit my virtual home at http://www.coffeehousemystery.com/












Enjoy Dave's blogs about my recipes, everyone,
and good luck on winning a signed copy of RM!


34 comments:

  1. Wow, whatever is pictured here looks wonderful. Thanks for sharing your recipes. Have a great weekend.

    Texasjayne@aol.com
    Susan E.

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  2. Ahhh food and mystery together. My fave! :)

    ambercat_13@yahoo.com

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  3. I've really got to try the pig candy on my next batch of mac and cheese! And I'd love to see you dance the Cell Block Tango! I'll be Catherine Zeta-Jones!

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  4. I'll second the thanks to Dave! What a great reader and commenter! Thanks for the support and being an online friends to all of us here at the Mystery Lovers' Kitchen!

    Congratulations, Cleo, on all the success of "Roast Mortem!"

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  5. I'm all in favor of a "Merry Murderesses Cell Block Tango" book tour. Cleo, I can just see you in silver fringe!

    Dave's humor started my day off with a few good house-rousing laughs - and he's got good taste in books and recipes, too. Let's keep him.

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  6. The tour sounds great and what a great way to check out some other blogs.

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  7. I checked out the blogs and found them to be great fun. In fact, I became of follower of Dave's, so thanks for the link! And, thanks for the recipes =). I'm going to test them out this weekend (yum).

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  8. I love the idea of the Cell Block Tango... : ) As soon as the weather cools here a bit, I'll be making the Mac and Cheese! Thank you for sharing!

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  9. Not an entry but good gosh that dish looks amazing.

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  10. I can't wait to read another installment of mysterious events in the life of Clare Cosi. I wish there was a "Village Blend" in my small town!!!

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  11. I just can't resist mac n cheese! And the new book looks just as irresistible!

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    @susan e. – Aw, thank you. The foodie photo is of my Osso Buco, a classic Italian dish that's also included in the Roast Mortem recipe section.

    @ambercat_13 – Food and mystery; coffee and crime: These are pairings that make my day.

    @Nurse Judy Mac – Glad to hear you also loved the Cell Block Tango. AND it's oh-so accurate. Crimes of passion are at the top of the charts for motives of murder. :)

    @Elizabeth/Riley – TY and in complete agreement with you. The Internet is a wonderful global “back porch” –- meeting Dave and so many other supportive readers has been a great experience for all of us “merry murderesses.”

    More replies to come.

    ~ Cleo
    Coffeehouse Mystery.com
    Cleo Coyle on Twitter

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    @Laineshots – I laughed out loud at the comment you left on The Krazy Kitchen blog! Giving up a new recipe under a swinging light bulb, now THAT is a culinary mystery subplot! (And silver fringe is perfect for me, thanks!) Cheers to you for making me laugh before noon, said the night owl writer.

    @Bookwoman – Wonderful to hear that. Enjoy the mini blog hop!

    @Zita – TY for commenting and for your nice words. I hope you enjoy the recipes. :)

    @Alicia F – You are more than welcome. Glad you liked the “tango” too.

    @Juju – You sweet thing! Thanks for dropping by.

    @Kathy – If there’s an independent coffee shop in or near your town, check it out. I think you’ll be surprised how much it has in common with the Village Blend. Almost all indie owners are very passionate about their life’s work. Cheers and thanks for your very kind comment. :)

    @Jeanne – Aw, thanks. Mac ‘n’ cheese is an American classic --and a staple of firehouse kitchens. I just had to include it in a culinary mystery inspired by and dedicated to New York’s firefighters. :)

    Read with joy!
    ~ Cleo
    Coffeehouse Mystery.com
    Cleo Coyle on Twitter

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  14. I just love a book with recipes in it. Especially coffee recipes. Especially your books! :-)

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  15. Two yummy recipes!! They look delicious.

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  16. I can see a reading night with mac n cheese in my future...

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  17. BOTH recipes sound criminally good! I've commented on both other blogs, too, and now I'm SO hungry! Those recipes! Those pictures!

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  18. Thanks for the recipes. Yum. Yum.

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  19. I love this! Dave, you're having quite a cooking week!

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  20. That mac and cheese looks so yummy.

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  21. I can't wait to try the mac & cheese. A new technique for me. I love all your recipes that I've tried so far!

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  22. Love the pics that Dave has of the mac and chees, just really makes me want to try this recipe and the bacon OMG it can go with so many things.

    Of course Roast Mortem is on my TBR list but first I do need to get a copy.

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  23. Thanks for leading me to two more great foodie blogs, looking forward to Roast Mortem.

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  24. I am so glad that I was finally able to read The Coffeehouse Mystery series. Our small library took forever in loaning the books out. I have read them all except this last one. I am talking so much about coffee that I have gotten my husband hooked on trying a few of the coffeehouses around our house. Now I just need to work on getting him to read the books :-) Thank you for writing about a subject with such passion and details that I think and crave coffee all the time.

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  25. Wow, Dave, what a great job! Talk about getting the word out! You've done a great service for both Cleo's recipes AND not only her books, but mysteries in general. I found myself drooling more over your book collection than the recipes...

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  26. I love love your books!

    Now I am going to love your mac and cheese after I get to the grocery store and buy the ingredients I do not have.

    I love this blog too!

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  27. Oh that mac and cheese sounds and looks great but I can't wait for the recipe for the donut muffins!

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  28. A little reading, a lite snack, a nice hot cup of coffee with a twist of mystery. Who could resist your winning combination?! Count me in!!!

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  29. Love your books and recipes, but especially enjoy your coffee tips!

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  30. Thanks to everyone for leaving such great comments here -- and on Dave's two blog posts at MY YEAR ON THE GRILL and OUR KRAZY KITCHEN. And now it's time for me to randomly draw a winner of today's flash giveaway. Stay tuned. I'll be back shortly with the winner's name.

    ~ Cleo

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  31. And today’s winner is….LAINESHOTS. Congrats, Laineshots, your triple-entry commenting paid off for you! I will e-mail you shortly to find out your address and send off a signed copy of ROAST MORTEM. I hope you enjoy the read – and the recipes. :)

    Thanks to everyone for entering. If you did not win this time, take heart! We crime-writing cooks at MYSTERY LOVERS’ KITCHEN often hold flash giveaways and throw online parties with fun contests. Be sure to follow our blog for you next chance to win a delicious prize. Until then, enjoy our recipes and may you…

    Cook and eat with joy!
    ~ Cleo
    Coffeehouse Mystery.com
    Cleo Coyle on Twitter

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  32. This was lots of fun! Congrats to the winner :-)

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  33. I won? That's fantastic - thank you, Cleo!

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