I never stop learning, The Sisters in Crime NorCal Writing Intensive

  Editing tricks, writer’s block killers and new ways to brainstorm equaled priceless instruction from gifted authors at this workshop! Mystery writing is like creating a decorative puzzle with words. Scenes must seem new, but familiar—not easy. These events help us. #writersworkshop #sistersincrime #sistersincrimenorcal #jessicalourey #catrionamcpherson #genebrenek #marlacooper

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Sarah’s Perfect Roux

The roux is at the foundation of many Creole and Cajun dishes so it’s great to learn the basics of getting it right. When Sarah makes gumbo, jambalaya or one of her famous etoufees, she makes a roux that’s right for that dish. You will want a darker roux for gumbo, but a lighter one…

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Okra Creole, Compliments of Sarah’s Ma-ma

Sarah loves to cook and even as a vegetarian, you will see the Creole and Cajun influences to her meals. Sarah’s personalized recipe cards are used to build evidence boards in her murder investigations. She shares her recipes with you here, but remember, Sarah doesn’t measure ingredients so taste freely as you cook. Bon apetite!…

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