By Lou Jane Temple
The knives are out!Heaven Lee-- proprietress extraordinaire of Kansas City's celebrated Cafe Heaven-- knew she needed to watch her again at Aspen's gossipy genuine Dish meals competition. however it wasn't till the saucy cook dinner stumbled around the battered physique of 1 of the easiest Chef contestants that she discovered how lethal the contest might be.Every June, 5 thousand gourmands from around the globe assemble within the stylish hotel city of Aspen, sipping wine within the pristine mountain air as 5 superstar cooks conflict for the easiest Chef name. whilst the rivals begin to drop, there is a bountiful offer of suspects. The intrepid Heaven discovers rankings to settle, Hollywood pursuits, and outright malice earlier than ensuring a vicious killer will get their simply deserts!
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Linda remembered it had been about her expensive tour of all the three-star restaurants in France. What had his name been, anyhow? Linda threw the Donna Karan on the bed and started plucking her already barely noticeable eyebrows. Everything at the festival so far had gone fine. All but a couple of the panel members were in town and those two were due to be picked up later in the evening at the airport. The wineries and importers had all checked in. No shipments of wine had been lost.
Chris asked with menace in his tone. “I took the Plains Indian room and Joe went for the Art Deco posters. ” “OK, OK. I get the picture,” Heaven said. “Modern ceramic versus old ju-ju, I guess I’ll sleep better with the modernists. Show me the way. I’m giving us fifteen minutes to freshen up, as they say. ” “Oh brother, oh brother,” Joe whooped. “I love the way you stuck lunch with Rowland in there between registration packs and exploring. ” Chris asked. “Get out of here, you two. Be ready to leave in fifteen minutes.
Joes eyes were large with the possibilities Heaven had just hinted at. “I’m impressed. I would expect no less out of Aspen. Chris was pacing and flipping through the program notes. “So tomorrow we can choose between Barbara Tropp doing Chinese and Patricia Wells doing French Provencal, then move along to Sergio doing Italian or a wine tasting about Pinot Noir? ” Heaven nodded. “You have the general idea. Great teachers and lots of booze. Five thousand people are totally gone on wine and food and high altitudes.
A Stiff Risotto by Lou Jane Temple