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Six authors bring to life overlapping stories of patricians and slaves, warriors and politicians, villains and heroes who cross each others' path during Pompeii's fiery end.
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Cooking From The Book: Peaches In Grappa

September 8, 2013

Tags: blog tour, the serpent and the pearl, mystery lovers kitchen

For today's guest blog, I'm over at Mystery Lovers Kitchen - and they challenged me to cook a dish out of my own book! Challenge accepted: the hubby and I donned aprons and whipped up the peaches in grappa dish that Giulia Farnese eats at her wedding. And let me say, it came out delicious. Peaches are in season, and this dish makes a fabulous finish to any summer dinner menu.

Want the recipe? Click here!