In Lee Hollis’ Death of a Wedding Cake Baker, the newest installment of the Hayley Powell Mystery sequence, Liddy Crawford, greatest pal of meals and cocktails columnist Hayley Powell, is getting married. The wedding ceremony is the speak of the city in Bar Harbor, Maine, together with snide gossip about the age hole between the bride and her groom, native lawyer Sonny Lipton. But the cruelty of the feedback is nothing in comparison with the nasty wedding ceremony cake baker, Liddy’s quarrelsome cousin Lisa. When the belligerent baker is the sufferer of a poisoned slice and located facedown in a three-tier cake, there are extra suspects in city than names on the visitor record.
For Matron of Honor Hayley Powell, catching the half-baked poisoner—and attainable wedding ceremony crasher—earlier than her greatest pal’s wedding ceremony might be icing on the cake. Make this scrumptious Tomato, Basil, and Goat Cheese Bruschetta from the ebook and luxuriate in with a teapot full of your favourite inexperienced tea.
Tomato, Basil, and Goat Cheese Bruschetta
- 2 cups Roma tomatoes, chopped
- 2 cloves recent garlic, finely minced (extra, in case you love garlic like I do)
- 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
- ½ cup chopped recent basil
- Kosher salt and floor pepper to taste
- 1 baguette
- 1 entire clove garlic, sliced in half
- ¼ cup to ½ cup crumbled goat cheese (use the quantity you want to your taste)
- In a mixing bowl, add your chopped tomatoes, minced garlic, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, basil, and salt and pepper. Mix all collectively and put aside. If you want to, you can also make this a few hours in advance to permit time for the flavors to combine collectively.
- Preheat your oven to 375°F. Slice your baguette and place slices on a cookie sheet. Place in oven for ten minutes or till flippantly browned and toasted. Remove from oven and rub your garlic halves on all of the slices. Sprinkle your goat cheese crumbles on the heat baguettes after which spoon your tomato combination on high. Buon appetito!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Lee Hollis is the pen title for a brother and sister writing crew Rick Copp and Holly Simason. Rick Copp is a veteran Hollywood author and producer who has written for the hit TV present “Golden Girls”; he’s additionally the writer of three different thriller novel sequence below his personal title and Lee Hollis. He lives in Palm Springs, CA. Holly Simason is an award-winning meals and cocktails columnist, and lives in North Carolina. For extra Cozy Mysteries, go to KensingtonCozies.com.