Dilled New Potato Salad from Katherine Hall Page, author of The Body in the Birches

Nothing says summer quite like a fresh potato salad – it’s a staple! Today we’re sharing a recipe for Dilled New Potato Salad from Katherine Hall Page. Katherine is the author of the Faith Fairchild Mystery series, with the twenty-third book, The Body in the Birches, on sale May 12. In The Body in the … Continue reading

Enchiladas Suizas from Diane Mott Davidson’s new suspense novel, THE WHOLE ENCHILADA!

In Diane Mott Davidson’s newest novel, The Whole Enchilada, caterer and sleuth extraordinaire, Goldy Schulz, jumps from the frying pan into the fire as she tries to solve a murder that is much too close to home. This is the latest entry in the New York Times bestselling series from “today’s foremost practitioner of the culinary whodunit” (Entertainment … Continue reading

“Bad Taste Leads to Crime”

Katherine Hall Page, author of the Faith Fairchild culinary mystery series, writes about the pairing of food and fiction, using the Baron De Mareste’s nineteenth-century observation: Le mauvais goût mène au crime (“Bad taste leads to crime”) as a touchstone. We are what we eat and certainly what we read. Learn how Katherine puts the … Continue reading

Amuse Bouche: Crunch Time

Here at The Secret Ingredient we’re pretty obsessed with food, so of course we love some foodie fun in our mysteries. Nobody does it better than the Julia Child of mystery authors, New York Times bestselling author Diane Mott Davidson. Diane has written sixteen mysteries, all featuring caterer/sleuth Goldy Schulz. Her newest book, Crunch Time: A Novel … Continue reading

A Conversation with… Diane Mott Davidson

Diane Mott Davidson is popularly known as the Queen of the Culinary Mystery, so even though she hasn’t yet published a cookbook of her own recipes, we’re delighted to welcome her on The Secret Ingredient to share a little bit about herself and her thoughts on food and cooking. Diane is the author of more … Continue reading