My quick and easy shrimp and grits
1 cup of quick grits cook according to box.
1 lb. cleaned and de-veined shrimp
1 tablespoon butter
1 can Rotel tomatoes
5-6 slices of bacon fried crisp and crumbled
1/2 cup of shredded sharp cheddar cheese
saute shrimp in melted butter until lightly pink, stir in tomatoes and bacon, serve over grits, sprinkle cheese on top. Continue reading Welcome Allegra Johnson to the Cafe
Are you ready for spring? Well, I have no control of the weather, but I can give you a little taste of spring, spring romance that is. Check out our spring romance anthology, “Love in Bloom.” When my friend, Tammera Cooper, author of The Water Street Chronicles, first suggested I join The New Romance Café Facebook group, I thought, yeah whatever. Another boring group doing … Continue reading “Love In Bloom”–What it means to be a part of an international anthology.
Today I have the great honor of welcoming Andie Wood, the founder of The New Romance Café Facebook Group and the heart behind the spring and summer anthologies, “Love in Bloom” and “Hot Summer Nights.” Welcome to North Carolina and Creekside Café. Andie: I’ve never been to the States. I have many friends there and would love to visit one day soon. Sherri: It means … Continue reading Creekside Cafe Chat with Andie Wood
Today I have the luxury of visiting with a new writer friend, Thyra Dane. Some may recognize her name from her years of writing fanfiction. Welcome to the Creekside Café, Thyra. It’s almost fifty degrees here, I imagine our North Carolina winter seems more like spring to you. Thyra: Yes, I was born in Denmark and grew up just south of Copenhagen. We traveled a lot … Continue reading Interview with Thyra Dane
I have been a fan of the Christmas Revels anthologies since the first one. As a fan of Hannah Meredith’s historical romances, I greedily bought the first book. Shortly afterwards, I discovered Kate Parker’s Victorian Book Sellers’ series. I have become a fan of these writers and especially look forward to their Christmas stories. Each year I have bought the Revels. This year I was … Continue reading Christmas Revels V
Never Christmas Without You a two-novella Christmas anthology from Nana Malone and Reese Ryan is a must read for anyone who loves contemporary romance with fabulous characters. I love holiday romances but these two stories brought the magic of Christmas and the love of family and friends deep into my heart. I have a confession to make. I hadn’t planned to read Nana Malone’s story. … Continue reading Never Christmas Without You
At the Billionaire’s Wedding An Anthology by Maya Rodale, Caroline Linden, Miranda Neville and Katharine Ashe a culmination of contemporary romances based on The Bad Boy Billionaire Series by Maya Rodale. These talented ladies did something amazing with this book. Taking characters who’d attend the wedding of romance writer Jane Sparks to her bad boy billionaire Duke Austen these ladies brought us different shades of … Continue reading At The Billionaire’s Wedding (an anthology)