Sylvie’s Recipe Box

Recipe Box

Here is my Recipe Box: a collection of recipes that have appeared in my books and in my newsletter. Enjoy!


  • Taryn’s Angel Biscuits

    Taryn’s Angel Biscuits

    Taryn, in Remembering Red Thunder, is a baker, so she has no problems making biscuits as light as angels. Me, on the other hand, I tend to make hard rocks. Biscuits aren’t a tradition in my family, but they are in my husband’s. And for whatever reason, I could never make biscuits that were fluffy….

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  • Cathlynn’s Media Muffins

    These freshly baked holiday muffins help tame reporters hungry for a story.

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  • Oma’s Country Hearth Bread

    Oma’s Country Hearth Bread in Broken Wings comes straight out of my own childhood. I remember my mother’s bread bowl—a big, beige ceramic bowl with a cream interior that bulged with the fragrant scent of rising yeast. I can still see the corner of sunlight falling on that bowl, then flour motes dancing in the…

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  • Beth’s Shepherd Pie

    Beth’s Shepherd Pie

    The way to a man’s heart is his stomach, goes the old saying. It worked for Beth in A Little Christmas Magic. This Shepherd’s Pie is classic New England comfort food.

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  • Valentin’s Pizza

    Valentin’s Pizza

    Pizza is one of those versatile foods. You can put just about anything on a crust and turn it into a meal.

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  • Mac’s Baked Ravioli Casserole

    Mac’s Baked Ravioli Casserole helps soothe Kyra after a nightmare in Silver Shadows. When my kids were younger, and I’d spent a harried day running after them, one of my fantasies was a man who could cooked. Mac fulfilled that fantasy for me. From Silver Shadows View my Catalog of Books Click here

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  • Strawberry White Velvet Cupcakes

    Strawberry White Velvet Cupcakes

    I’m trying not to bake, so I’ve watched too many baking shows this summer. “Kitchen Crime Scene” has proved a guilty pleasure. On the show, a group of bakers look at the clues left behind in a kitchen to figure out what dessert was baked. The team who comes closest to the actual dessert wins…

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  • Chocolate-Covered Watermelon Wedges

    Chocolate-Covered Watermelon Wedges

    Staying cool this summer has proved a challenge. Air conditioning feels nice on those too-humid-to-breathe days, but I love throwing the windows open and enjoying the breeze. I came across this cool treat that contains two of my favorites: watermelon and dark chocolate.

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  • Chocolate-Raspberry Cakelets

    Chocolate-Raspberry Cakelets

    I love chocolate. I consider it an essential food group. But after indulging a bit too much during the holidays, I’m trying to cut back. As I’m leafing through my recipes to make a special treat for my sweetie on Valentine’s Day, I’m keeping an eye on the number of servings. I don’t want to…

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  • Meredith’s Chocolate Thumbprints

    Meredith’s Chocolate Thumbprints

    Meredith’s chocolate thumbprints appear in Christmas in Brighton. These cookies are a decadent treat that disappears fast!

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  • Apple-Cranberry Crumble

    Apple-Cranberry Crumble

    Here’s a recipe that creates a link between fall and the holidays—an apple-cranberry crumble with a maple twist. Let the sweet-tart aroma invite company to join you at the supper table.

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  • Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies

    These cherry chocolate chip cookies are filled with cherries and dark chocolate that offer antioxidants (it’s on the internet; it must be true 🙂 ). Oats, fiber. Black walnuts, good fats. And the cinnamon has blood sugar-regulating properties. Almost good-for-you cookies.

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