Evelyn Chartres Author

My Sixth Review of Ethereal Nights

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I have completed my sixth review of Ethereal Nights. In this chapter a flapper wakes up in the Grand with no memory on how she got there.

There were 21 modifications made to this 9 page chapter leading to an impressive 53% decrease in changes when compared with revision five.

Both Google Docs and Wattpad have the revised edition. Note that the Google Docs version permits comments and revisions, so please feel free to make use of this capability.

My Sixth Review of the Van Helsing Paradox

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I completed my sixth review of The Van Helsing Paradox. This chapter explores what happens when a hunter walks through the doors of the Grand in pursuit of prey.

There were 44 modifications made to this 25 page chapter leading to a 54% reduction in changes when compared with revision five.

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Coffee Cake with a Creamy Nutmeg Sauce

featured_coffee_cake_with_sauce_webI have fond memories of visiting my grandmother and coming face to face with this cake. This recipe combines a delicious coffee cake with a creamy nutmeg sauce that really sells it!

Interestingly enough, this recipe required a fair amount of deciphering.  For example, the original recipe called for 2 eggs of grease for the cake.

The sauce needs a consistent temperature to thicken reliably. If you can get an even flame then this will be no problem. However, for electric ranges I recommend using a cast iron or steel saucepan to compensate for the on-and-off cycle of the heating element.

Ingredients

Coffee Cake

1 cup (235 ml) of sugar

2 large eggs

1/3 cup (80 ml) of shortening

2 cups (470 ml) of sifted all-purpose flour

1/4 cup (60 ml) of cocoa powder

1 teaspoon (5 ml) of baking soda

1 teaspoon (5 ml) of baking powder

1 cup (235 ml) of brewed coffee

Creamy Nutmeg Sauce

1/4 cup (60 ml) of sugar

1 cup (235 ml) of milk

1/8 teaspoon (0.625 ml) of nutmeg

4 teaspoons (20 ml) of corn starch

1/2 cup (120 ml) of water

Preparation

Coffee Cake

Pre-heat oven to 350°F (180°C).

In a large bowl mix ingredients until you have a smooth and consistent finish.

Pour contents into a greased 9 inch (22 cm) pie tin.

Cook for 25 to 30 minutes until ready.

Let cool, remove from pie tin and serve with sauce.

Creamy Nutmeg Sauce

Pour sugar, milk and nutmeg into a small saucepan then medium on medium.

In a small bowl, mix water and cornstarch.  Stir until you have a smooth finish.

When sauce begins to boil, lower temperature to medium-low or low to maintain a light boil.

Add ¼ cup (60 ml) of the cornstarch and water mix then whisk contents vigorously until sauce thickens.  Add more cornstarch and water if necessary.

When sauce is thick, pour over a slice of coffee cake and serve!

My Sixth Review of Siamese Dreams

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I completed my sixth review of Siamese Dreams. This chapter follows the tale Morris Little, a travelling salesman who finds he is stuck on a woman with feline grace.

There were 16 modifications made to this 12 page chapter leading to an impressive 71% reduction in changes when compared with revision five.

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My Fifth Review of the Chariots of Thunder

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I completed my fifth review of Chariots of Thunder. This story revolves around a motorcycle stunt driver who was taken after a crash involving the Wall of Death. Explore just what patrons of the Grand will do to keep themselves occupied!

There were 34 modifications made to this 14 page chapter leading to a 35% reduction changes when compared with revision four.

Both Google Docs and Wattpad have the revised edition. Note that the Google Docs version permits comments and revisions, so please feel free to make use of this capability.