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
Today I’d like to welcome contemporary romance author, Rachell Nichole to Creekside Café. Welcome Rachell, is this your first time in eastern North Carolina? Rachell: Thanks for having me. No, I’m from the East Coast, so I’ve been up and down the area. Never spent a lot of time in the Carolinas, but a day here and there. We had a stop in Charleston, South Carolina … Continue reading A Visit from Author Rachell Nichole
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
Over a cup of coffee, Mrs. Lauder and her dear friend Dr. Larry Norton began a conversation that would, over time, change breast cancer history. Recognizing the power of research and its potential to change the lives of millions of women and men worldwide, they realized that to tackle this disease a new approach was critical. Continue reading Chatting with Jess Taylor at Creekside Cafe
My novel, Chrome Pink, is fiction. Unfortunately, cancer is not. Few of us haven’t had someone we know or love diagnosed with cancer. Many of us have had to watch someone we care about die. In eastern North Carolina the cancer rate is higher than it is in the rest of the state. It is the leading cause of death in Beaufort County. At twenty … Continue reading Fighting Like a Writer
With Beaufort County Relay for Life coming up on June 16th, I thought I’d add a little flash fiction or prose poetry from the Pamlico Writers’ fifty word challenge. My friend Kay Wilson wrote a piece for the challenge and I wrote a companion piece. This is for all of the survivors of breast cancer. God bless you. She wore not a stitch, The … Continue reading Flash Fiction for Cancer