Welcome to my Friday bonus feature called Karen’s Killer Fixin’s **Author Special**!! Today, in lieu of one of my own recipes, I’m going to introduce you to a new author who will share one of her favorite recipes. Not only will you and I occasionally learn how to make something new and delicious, but we’ll get a chance to check out some wonderful authors. Introducing author, McKENZIE STARK, and her favorite recipe for SHRIMP ALFREDO FETTUCINE!
DIVIDE & CONQUER
BY McKENZIE STARK
Where does friendship come to a rest and love commence?
At just 18, Freya Sawyer’s life was anything but perfect, with the weight of the world on her shoulders, she ran with the wrong crowd and got pulled into a vicious cycle. That all changed when one night forced her into a court ordered stay at Arkadia Academy for troubled delinquents.
Lexa Forester just so happens to be her new brooding and sexy roommate. Together they dance around their attraction for each other until there is nothing else standing in their way of falling heart first into what could either be the best or the worst thing for them.
Together they can conquer the world and change the unraveling past that they both desperately latch onto to survive. Can true love prevail or will they scare away from the only thing that’s ever made them feel alive?
Find out in this steamy and thrill filled lesbian friends to lover’s romance.
“I want to try something,” Freya speaks, her voice that of a whisper.
Lexa looks at her and what she finds there makes her entire insides tingle. “And what would that be, princess?” She holds her breath.
The brunette could have sworn she heard her wrong, her own desperate mind betraying her certainly. But the look in those beautiful eyes was enough to tell her that she had, in fact, heard the blonde right.
“Freya,” she breathes.
“I want you to kiss me,” Freya purred, leaning closer.
Lexa’s breath hitches, her heart hammering against her chest as her eyes dart back towards those glistening lips that are begging for her to taste them. “Are you sure?”
“I don’t want to feel anymore. You make the pain disappear Lex,” she confesses, reaching out to rest a hand on the brunette’s thigh, mouth going dry. “Make the pain go away.”
Born and raised in Northern, Utah I grew up in a very large family with a lot of support for what I wanted to achieve and be as I got older. I started writing poetry when I was about twelve years old and from then on I have not been able to put the Pen down. It has always been such a passion of mine to be able to share something with my readers and fellow writers that can help them in some way.
I found it best to create the best image and feeling that I could for my readers in hopes to have them relate personally. I am a total nerd, I love to read and could do it every day if I had all the spare time in the world. Reading was and is an escape for me, something I can rely on when I just needed to get away for a little bit and place myself in the main characters shoes and be them for a moment. I hope that my books bring you as much joy and happiness as they have me writing them.
If you have any questions or would just like to have a author Pen-Pal. Please do not hesitate to contact me at the below email.
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SHRIMP ALFREDO FETTUCINE
Serving size 4 to 5
1/4 cup butter
1 cup heavy cream
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 ½ cups freshly grated Parmesan cheese
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
1 bag precooked de-tailed devained shrimp – defrosted
1 box Fettuccine noodles
Salt and white pepper for taste
In large pot, separate 4 to 5 servings of noodles. Boil water. Add a dash of salt. Do not add oil. Oil will cause the sauce to not stick to the pasta. When water is boiling, add pasta and cook to aldente. Stir frequently to prevent noodles from sticking. Once done, drain and add to sauce which should be done. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium low heat. Add cream and simmer for 5 minutes, then add garlic and cheese and whisk quickly, heating through. Add dash of salt and white pepper, whisk again. Stir in fully defrosted shrimp and parsley. Add on cooked noodles. Stir. To serve, plate and top with a small sprinkle of parmesan and a side of favorite garlic bread, enjoy!
Thanks, McKenzie, for sharing your story and recipe with us!
Don’t miss the chance to read this book!