Thursday, October 21, 2021

Festive Mayhem 2 - A Recipe & Giveaway

I'm pleased to welcome Barbara Howard to Cozy Up With Kathy today. Barbara is one of the authors whose short story appears in FESTIVE MAYHEM 2. Today she shares a recipe for Pink Kisses.

Pink Kisses

Related Story: “A Cup of Secrets” by Barbara Howard

Description: Debutante Chelsea Parker’s birthday celebration launched his catering business into an overnight success, but Milo is thrown into the center of a murder investigation before dawn with his business partner and love of his life as the primary suspect.

Recipe provided by Barbara Howard.


· 3 egg whites

· ¼ tsp cream of tartar

· 2 cups powdered sugar

· ¼ tsp almond flavoring

· 2 drops red food coloring

· ½ cups shredded coconut


1. Combine egg whites and cream of tartar; beat until frothy.

2. Add powdered sugar, beating constantly until stiff.

3. Add flavoring and food coloring; beat after each addition.

4. Fold in coconut.

5. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet.

Bake at 275 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes.


 Festive Mayhem 2 (Seven Holiday Culinary Cozy Mysteries) by Paige Sleuth, Francelia Belton, Angela Henry, Rhoda Berlin, Carolyn Marie Wilkins, Barbara Howard, and Stella Oni

About Festive Mayhem 2

Festive Mayhem 2 (Seven Holiday Culinary Cozy Mysteries)
Culinary Cozy Mystery Anthology
Independently Published (October 1, 2021) 
Number of Pages: 215 
Seven crime writers of color have teamed up for the second year running to offer you the gift of escape this holiday season. From Thanksgiving to Christmas, Halloween to New Year’s, cozy mystery fans are bound to find a favorite holiday represented in this limited-time collection of exclusive, never-before-published seasonal short stories.  
Author Links: 
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