Friday, November 29, 2013

What’s Cooking? with Cathryn Fox

Where authors, friends and fellow bloggers share their favorite receipes!



New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Cathryn Fox is a multi published author in the romance genre under two pen names. Cathryn is a wife, mom, sister, daughter, and friend. She loves dogs, sunny weather, anything chocolate (she never says no to a brownie) pizza and red wine. She has two teenagers who keep her busy with their never ending activities, and a husband who is convinced he can turn her into a mixed martial arts fan. Cathryn can never find balance in her life, is always trying to find time to go to the gym, can never keep up with emails, Facebook or Twitter and tries to write page-turning books that her readers will love.

A maritime native and former financial officer, Cathryn has lived all over Canada but has finally settled down in her childhood hometown with her family.

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Want a Quickie?

Cathryn Fox

Okay, now that I have your attention!!

I know we’re all crazy busy, and when we’re chasing a deadline and only have time for a quickie—a quick easy dinner fix that is—we usually reach for the phone and order in. Well forget about the phone, and instead reach for that crock pot!

The last week has been insanely busy for me, in a good way! I’m deep into edits on three books with three different publishers, and because I’m going to be in the launch for two of the lines, the deadlines are crazy! I’m lucky to find time to eat in the run of a day, let alone cook, and since I’m sitting on my backside most of the day, I want to eat nutritious meals without having to spend hours preparing theml. Since my husband works twelve hour shifts he isn’t always here to help out in the kitchen department, which means I have to be creative if I want to put a nutritious meal on the table. That’s where my crock pot comes in. It’s so easy to toss a bunch of things into it in the morning and come dinner time, voila, a home cooked delicious and healthy meal. Today I’d like to share one of my favorite crock pot meals with you!


Easy Peasy, Beef and Broccoli!

In crock add:

1 cup of beef broth

1/3 cup brown sugar

1/3 cup low salt soy sauce

3 cloves of garlic minced

1 tsp sesame oil

½ tsp ground ginger

1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

Beef cut into strips

2tlbs corn starch.

Cook five to six hours and then toss in broccoli for about thirty minutes or until tender. When it’s done, serve over rice and you have a beautiful meal in minutes!

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clip_image002[6]Cowboy’s Way

Cathryn Fox

ISBN: 9781622664207

Entangled Flaunt

Book Description:

Sports medicine doctor and weekend cowboy, Chase Cooper, is ready to settle down, and he’s beginning to wonder if his best friend from high school, Mari Blair, could be the one that got away. Coop and his buddies have come up with a plan, but he never imagined it would be Mari’s sister, Julia—the girl who was always off-limits—, who would take him up on his invitation.

When lawyer, Julia Blair, finds herself on a dude ranch half way across the country, only to discover the invitation was meant for her vivacious twin sister, she knows she has two choices—go home alone or walk a day in her sister’s shoes. When she sets eyes on sexy cowboy Chase Cooper, the choice becomes easy. She's determined to stay and have some carefree fun while at the ranch.

Coop can’t believe the mix up, but when he discovers Julia wants to play, then play they will. When things get steamy and playtime becomes so much more, he’s determined to prove she’s the girl for him. And he’s not above using a few tricks of the trade to get his point across…

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  1. Cowboy's Way sounds fun. Do you add the corn starch at the end of your cooking or cook it the whole time? Hope your holiday weekend is going well and that there were many chocolate goodies! Thanks for the giveaway ladies.

  2. Sounds like a great read!!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  3. Hey, Cathryn! You're one busy lady, my friend.

    I love cooking with a crock pot, and this dish sounds so easy and looks delicious! Congrats on launching two new lines.

  4. a cowboy who's a doctor - excellent!


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