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Just heard the news that Amazon has acquired Goodreads. I like Amazon and love my Kindle. I really enjoy participating on Goodreads and tracking my reads on the site. I had very mixed feelings about the news. Here’s what I … Continue reading

Looking for recipes for St. Patrick’s Day?

Colcannon is one of my favorite dishes, and this traditional Irish dish is great to serve on St. Patrick’s Day — or any day! For a lighter version of colcannon — as well as instructions for traditional colcannon, if you prefer that — download Favorites from Amelia’s Kitchen, which remains free thrCover of "Favorites from Amelia's Kitchen"ough the 11th, the cookbook’s one year anniversary.

For some Irish-inspired treats for dessert, try “Irish rocks,” a delicious incarnation of traditional rock cookies (sometimes known as rock cakes or rock biscuits).

You’ll get a lot more than just recipes for colcannon and Irish rocks when you download this cookbook full of vegetarian comfort food — dishes and desserts that even non-vegetarians enjoy. It’s only free for a limited time!

Favorites from Amelia’s Kitchen: Vegetarian Comfort Food for Everyone is DRM-free, so you can print out the recipes, or convert them to ePub or other format to read them the way that is most convenient for you.


One Year Anniversary Celebration

A Modern Fruitcake

A Fruitcake You’ll Love

To celebrate the one year anniversary of Favorites from Amelia’s Kitchen: Vegetarian Comfort Food for Everyone, the book will be FREE on this weekend, Friday, 8 March 2013 — Sunday, 11 March 2013. It will also be free on other Amazon sites according to their policies.

These are a few of the recipes you might enjoy:

Curried Eggs
Savory Cheese Custard
Turnip Colcannon
Fifteen-Bean Winter Stew
Baked Lentil Loaf
Country Lentil Pie
Pasta Carbonara with Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Savory Caraway Scones
Irish Rocks
Old-Fashioned Gingerbread

Happy Holidays! A gift for you . . .

Cover of "Favorites from Amelia's Kitchen" Favorites from Amelia’s Kitchen: Vegetarian Comfort Food for Everyone will be offered as a free download from,, and on other Amazon sites where it’s available, on the eighth and fifteenth of December. So spread the word to any friends who have Kindles and who enjoy cooking and baking. Continue reading


British Indie Fiction D.M. Andrews has begun a new site focussing on self-pubbed fiction by British authors. He has a number of genres to browse through. If you’re looking for something new to read and you enjoy reading British authors, … Continue reading