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Mistletoe Cookery: Christmas Cookies

On the seventh day of Turnip, we have… cookies from Christine! In honor of the launch of The Lure of the Moonflower back in 2015, Christine concocted a full year of Pink Carnation baked goods, one recipe per book. The recipe below was Christine’s culinary homage to The Mischief of the Mistletoe. (Thanks, Christine!) And…

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Pink Carnation Cookery: Biscoitos

Today we have the final installment in our Pink Carnation Cookery series from the wonderful Christine! It does seem fitting that the last of the recipes should represent the last of the Pink books. This month, Christine has whipped up Portuguese biscoitos in honor of Jack and Jane’s adventures in Portugal in The Lure of…

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Pink Carnation Cookery: Holiday Cookies

It’s Pink Carnation cookery time! In honor of the holidays and The Mischief of the Mistletoe, Christine has whipped up something rather more edible than Miss Climpson’s mince pies. (Don’t get Sally started on those.) Instead, we’ve got… holiday cookies! And now over to Christine for a cookie recipe to put us all in a…

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Pink Carnation Cookery: Strawberry Tarts

The Queen of Hearts she made some tarts, all on a summer’s day. The knave of hearts, he stole those tarts and took them clean away…. If ever there was a candidate for the Queen of Hearts, it’s Mary Alsworthy. And while we’re speaking of knaves…. Hello, Lord Vaughn! So it seems particularly appropriate that…

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Pink Carnation Cookery: Vampire Cookies

This month, in honor of The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla and its mysterious hero, Christine brings us… vampire cookies! I love sugar cookies (and Halloween), so I am very excited to make these. One other genius bit about this recipe? These cookies contain jam. Raspberry jam. What more appropriate ingredient could there be for…

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Pink Carnation Cookery: Chocolate Chip Cookie Bowls

As summer winds down to a close, Christine brings us another Pink Carnation-themed treat… chocolate chip cookie ice cream bowls, in honor of The Garden Intrigue‘s American heroine, Emma Morris Delagardie. There’s something about August and ice cream that just go together like chocolate chip and cookie…. Now over to Christine! The hot days of…

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Pink Carnation Cookery: June Ginger Biscuits

Here’s a little secret for you: the modern hero of That Summer, Nicholas Dorrington, enjoys ginger biscuits just as much as his Regency predecessor, Miles. In honor of Dorringtons past and present, the amazing Christine has presented us with a recipe for… ginger biscuits. Let the Dorrington munching begin! And now over to Christine…. In…

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Pink Carnation Cookery: May Madeleines!

In honor of the merry, merry month of May, Christine brings us… Madeleines! With this cookie, we go back to the very beginning of the series, to The Secret History of the Pink Carnation…. And now over to Christine! In the Spring of 1803, Amy Balcourt, along with her cousin Jane Wooliston, and chaperone, Gwen…

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Pink Carnation Cookery: Molten Caramel Brownie Cakes

For this month’s adventure in Pink Carnation cookery, Christine brings us… Molten Caramel Brownie Cakes in honor of The Passion of the Purple Plumeria! I cannot tell you how excited I am about these. Caramel and chocolate are among my favorite combos (chocolate and peanut butter are also up there, but work less well in…

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Pink Carnation Cookery: "Emerald Ring" Cookies

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, Christine brings us Irish Lace cookies inspired by The Deception of the Emerald Ring. Brew yourself a strong cup of tea, put some Irish ballads on the iPod, and here we go…. In The Deception of the Emerald Ring, Letty and Geoff run off to Ireland to help the…

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