Release Day Launch: Taste the Heat by Rachel Harris

I'm happy to be taking part in the Release Day Launch of Taste the Heat by Rachel Harris. I'm also going to be taking part in the blog tour on July 15th so I will be posting my review to the blog then, along with the Taste the Heat playlist so stop back. For today in celebration of a book that's about one of my favorite things...Food....oh and the romance isn't so bad too. :o) I'm going to be sharing a little bit about one of my favorite foods to eat since I was a kid.

So when I was a kid one of my absolute favorite breakfast foods was crepes. I loved them but for some reason it's one of those foods we didn't eat as often. Well let me tell ya, the older I got I learned that crepes are not just for breakfast but for everything. My grandma came to the US from Lithuania and she always called them blintzes, which is pretty much the same but only filled with cheese. My mom and her got in many arguments about the difference but it doesn't matter. All that matters is the wonderfulness of crepes. I've been experimenting a lot of with crepes lately and have been making them and filling them with different things. My family always traditionally filled them with Jellies and Jams but I often like to fill them with cream cheese (happy grandma) or sometimes sauce and vegetables. There is a great place called the Paris Bistro by my house that makes a variety of crepes a variety of different ways. Even ones for on the go that are in a wrapper. So today I'm going to share with you my moms crepe recipe and your homework is to try it and discover your own filling. The possibilities are endless. It's really not homework but if you want to share your favorite filling in the comments go on ahead.

1/3 cup all purpose flour
1-tablespoon sugar
Dash salt
¾ cup milk
1 egg
1 egg yolk
1-tablespoon butter melted

Combine flour, sugar, salt, milk, egg, egg yolk, and 1-tablespoon butter in mixing bowl.

Beat with rotary beater till smooth. Lightly grease a 6 in skillet heat till drop of water sizzles. Lift skillet off heat and pour in 2 tablespoons batter. Quickly tilt from side to side till batter covers bottom evenly. Return skillet to heat and cook till underside is lightly browned, about 1-½ minutes.
I use my blender on beat and use a spatula to push down the sides to make sure it is all mixed together. The idea is to add air to the batter.

Now while you're enjoying your crepes make sure to do it while reading Rachel Harris's Taste the Heat and enter the giveaway.

Taste the Heat
Rachel Harris
Pub Date: July 8, 2013
Publisher: Entangled
Genre: Adult Romance Contemporary


One sexy fire captain. One Cajun chef. One combustible kitchen…

When chef Colby Robicheaux returned home to New Orleans to save her family restaurant, the last person she expected to reconnect with was her brother’s best friend and her childhood crush. As tempting as a sugar-coated beignet, Jason is one dish she can’t afford to taste. Colby can’t wait to leave the place where her distrust of love and commitment originated and go back to Vegas.

Fire captain Jason Landry isn’t looking for love, either. Disillusioned by his past, he knows he should be focusing on finding the perfect mother for his daughter. But when he first sees Colby, all grown up and gorgeous, he can’t help but be drawn to her. And when she suggests a no-strings-attached fling, Jason can’t say no.

As their relationship grows more intense, Colby finds that Jason isn’t as easy to leave behind as she thought. Could turning up the heat on something real be worth the possibility of getting burned?


Rachel Harris Bio:

Rachel Harris grew up in New Orleans, where she watched soap operas with her grandmother and stayed up late sneak reading her mama’s favorite romance novels. Now a Cajun cowgirl living in Houston, she still stays up way too late reading her favorite romances, only now, she can do so openly. She firmly believes life’s problems can be solved with a hot, powdered-sugar-coated beignet or a thick slice of king cake, and that screaming at strangers for cheap, plastic beads is acceptable behavior in certain situations.

When not typing furiously or flipping pages in an enthralling romance, she homeschools her two beautiful girls and watches reality television with her amazing husband. Taste The Heat is her adult romance debut. She’s the author of MY SUPER SWEET SIXTEENTH CENTURY and A TALE OF TWO CENTURIES. She loves hearing from readers! Find her at

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