Sunday, November 30, 2014

Savory Sunday~ Hearty Chicken and Vegetable Soup

Hey y'all! As the seater gets cold I always love to pull out my fall recipes. Now here in Texas its still quite warm but I though it would be nice for those who live in the more chilly climates right now. This is one of my favorite things to make so I hope you try it out and enjoy!
~Blythe, Charlene A. Wilson's PA

Hearty Chicken and Vegetable Soup
2 tbsp all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp dried tarragon
3 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1/2 inch pieces 
3 cups carrots, chopped
3 cups small mushrooms, quartered, about 1/2 pound
4 cups chicken broth 
1 tsp hot-pepper sauce
4 oz dry, chiocciole or any small pasta
1/4 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped 

1. Combine flour, salt, and tarragon in a bowl. Add the chicken and toss to coat.
2. Lightly coat the bottom of a 4 to 5 quart pot with cooking spray. Add the oil and place over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook, stirring frequently, 5 minuets, or until lightly browned and no longer pink on the inside. Remove chicken and set aside.
3. Stir in carrots, mushrooms, broth, hot-pepper sauce, and bring to a simmer. Cover and simmer for 15 minuets, string occasionally. 
4. Stir in the pasta and reserved chicken and cook for 12 minuets

Monday, November 24, 2014

Savory Sunday~One Day Late

Hey guys, Blythe here Charlene's PA. I totally dropped the ball on getting y'all your Savory Sunday post but I'm here today to give y'all one! This is my absolute favorite holiday drink ever. I hope you enjoy and let us know if you tried it out.

Todays recipe is:
Starbucks Peppermint Mocha Recipe



  • 1/4 cup of sugar                                            
  • 1/4 cup of water                     
  • 3 teaspoons peppermint extract
  • 3 tablespoons powered cocoa         
  • 3 tablespoons warm water
  • 1/2 cup hot espresso                    
  • 1.5 cups steamed milk


1) Stir water and sugar in pot until sugar dissolves and bring to a boil
2) Reduce heat to a low simmer and add 1.5 teaspoons of peppermint extract
3) Allow mixture to simmer for 20 minuets 
4) Mix coco and water in a cup until paste is formed 
5) Add expresso and 1.5 teaspoons of peppermint extract 
6) Add milk and serve immediately 

Where I got this recipe today:

Friday, November 21, 2014

Watch for My Interview on The Authors Show!

My interview with Linda Thompson of the Author Show went absolutely marvelously. She is such a gracious hostess, made me feel right at home as we talked about common ground near where she lives in Phoenix. We had a great chat before we settled down for the interview. 

As the Author Show is pre-recorded, I just found out when it will go live. The magic date is December 1st! Be sure to check in and listen anytime that day. She asked some very engaging questions and made them easy to answer. 

We discussed the Cornerstone Deep series, but I was able to share what else I've published and what's to come! Very excited to share this interview with you all~

Until next time,
May your dreams be magical.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

First review of Aumelan ~ Blessed of the Gods

It's always exciting when someone reads your story and not only loves, but gets it. In January, I'll be launching a new series called Aumelan. 

Aumelan ~ Blessed of the Gods

Chad Aumelan is in love, but his world isn't right. Not when he's forbidden to have Dee just because she's his slave.
When Salana Goffin meets Chad, she's faced with the unbelievable: A man who must take energy from a host to survive. He wants to find a cure to free the woman he loves. How can Salana turn away such a noble cause?
Together, they search for answers, but fate has another plan.

I haven't exactly been quiet about Aumelan, I've posted a teaser or two. Considering, I should be shouting it from the rooftops. From conception to published is right around 35 years. That's right you read correctly. 35.

So when I got my first review, I wanted to bear hug this person. While the stories I've written so far have fallen right smack into the Romance genre first, Aumelan would probably hit Sci-fi/Fantasy with romantic elements. The plot doesn't hinge on the hero and the heroine being together. The story goes on whether that happy fact exists or not. So that being said, expect some twists and unexpected turns.

Anyway, I gotta share this review with you. Thank you, Jennifer Brown. I'm glad you loved book 1. I'm working on book 2, World Beneath the Rock, right now while it's in the final stages of publication.

What they’re saying:

“Aumelan is much more than a love story. Ms. Wilson has crafted a masterpiece in which she closely examines the human condition: How far will we go as a society to survive? How far will we go as individuals for compassion? The literary genus is covertly wrapped in a delicious genre romance where readers are submerged in the lives of her characters and the fantastic sci-fi backdrop of their imperfect world. Make no mistake, Aumelan may easily become a classic to transcend time. A definite recommended read!” 
                                                               ~Jennifer Brown

Until next time,
May your dreams be magical.