Instant Pot glazed carrots, made by Jen.

Jen’s Instant Pot glazed carrots

We ended up with a surplus of carrots this weekend, due to a grocery run and another delivery from Imperfect Produce. Need to cook a bunch of carrots in a hurry? Throw them in the Instant Pot. Using the ingredients we had on hand, I made a pot of delectable glazed carrots. Ingredients and instructions […]

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Artist’s impression of Mars four billion years ago. Credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser

some thoughts on the MARS books

If you like science fiction romance, you might have read my MARS books. And if you’ve read my MARS books, you may have noticed that there are only three of them. That wasn’t the original plan. I know, I know. Today is launch day for the newly rebranded Rune Witch series, and here I am […]

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The Rune Witch urban fantasy series from Jennifer Willis.

The Rune Witch books are coming tomorrow!

Did you know that I have three books launching tomorrow? It’s true. After nearly nine months, the rebranded Rune Witch novels are finally coming to market. Here’s what’s different: The four previously published books in the Valhalla urban fantasy series all have new titles and new cover art. Valhalla is now Moon Dog Magic. Iduna’s […]

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Spring in Portland, Oregon. Photo by Jennifer Willis.

green smoothie hero

For the past few weeks, I’ve been starting most every morning with a green smoothie. This was after I’d caught the flu for a second time in as many months and was worried about not recovering in time to be able to go to Utah for the Futurescapes Writers’ Workshop. It was about that time […]

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evergreen tree in Portland, Oregon; photo by Jennifer Willis

countdown to Futurescapes

Futurescapes is almost here! I’m headed to the airport today, bound for Utah and the Futurescapes Writers’ Workshop. I’ve been looking forward to this working retreat for a good while, and I remain grateful to everyone who helped make this possible for me. While in Utah, I will receive feedback from my peers and faculty […]

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instant pot: garlic cure-all soup

M has been feeling under the weather lately and I’ve been trying hard not to catch his cold. I’ve made a “cure-all” Côte d’Azur soup in the past and wanted to try making a heartier version of this in the Instant Pot Mini. Also, I had the last night’s leftover chowder for breakfast this morning, […]

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