We're ending our week-long recipe roundup with the MAIN (course)
mouthwatering recipe for Grilled Butter Trout from inspirational romance author,
Karen Barnett! EVER FAITHFUL
, a Vintage National Parks Novel, is the perfect book to finish our
themed week of shared recipes - read on for more!
Be sure to check out our other Summer BBQ Recipe Roundup posts all
Thanks for joining us - look for another recipe roundup soon.
Nate Webber's family is struggling to get by during the Great
Depression, so he'll try anythingâ€”even signing up for the president's new Civilian
Conservation Corps. But for this Brooklyn man, being shipped off to the wilds of
National Park comes as a shock. The work is hard, but the combination of fresh
air and good
food is a pleasant change. What's even better is having days off to enjoy the
park and spend
time with the pretty college girls who work as pillow punchers at the park hotels.
Growing up as a park ranger's daughter, Elsie knows
Yellowstone's Fishing Bridge is the perfect place for catching enough trout to
feed a crowd.
Between cleaning guest rooms, teaching classes at the CCC camp, and grading the
homework, she hasn't had much time for fun. Spending a day showing a few of the
to cook fish over the campfire will be a real treat for her and for her friends,
Mary and Rose.
She thought her heart belonged to a handsome ranger at Mammoth, so why does it jump
every time she looks into Nate's green eyes?
Buttered Trout over the Campfire (or Grill)
Rainbow or brook trout, fresh from the Yellowstone River (or
if you're like me, steelhead trout fillets fresh from the grocery store)
Salt and pepper to taste
4 tablespoons of butter, slivered
Minced garlic (optional)
Tear off two large pieces of aluminum foil for each cleaned
trout. Lay them out on the foil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Line thin
slices of butter
along the length of the trout and cover with lemon slices. You can even add some
garlic, if you like. Wrap tightly in foil, creating packets. Wrap a second layer
of foil around each
packet and crease the edges closed.
Bury fish packets in the hot coals of your campfire, allowing
to cook for 7-10 minutes, depending on the size of your fish. If you're working
barbecue, lay packets on the grill and cook until done 5-7 minutes on each side.
Fish should be flaky and moist when done. Enjoy! I know the
CCC boys sure did.
Vibrant historic Yellowstone National Park comes to life in this romantic
mystery about a
man hiding the truth, braving the west to become something moreâ€”and the woman
confront his deception.
A man who can't read will never amount to anythingâ€”or so Nate Webber believes.
takes a chance to help his family by signing up for the new Civilian
skirting the truth about certain "requirements." Nate exchanges the harsh
Brooklyn streets for
the wilds of Yellowstone National Park, curious if the Eden-like wonderland can
Elsie Brookes was proud to grow up as a ranger's daughter, but she longs for a
future of her
own. After four years serving as a maid in the park's hotels, she still hasn't
money for her college tuition. A second job, teaching a crowd of rowdy men in
the CCC camp,
might be the answer, but when Elsie discovers Nate's secret, it puts his job as
in jeopardy. Tutoring leads to friendship and romance, until a string of
suspicious fires casts a
dark shadow over their relationship. Can they find answers before all of their
dreams go up in
Inspirational Historical | Mystery Historical [Waterbrook, On Sale: June
18, 2019, Trade Size / e-Book, ISBN: 9780735289581 / eISBN: 9780735289598]
Inspired by God's devotion to His people and her own passion for research and
author Karen Barnett creates historical romances that explore her characters'
faith and how
their experiences impact the way they view God.
A graduate of Valparaiso University and Oregon State University, Barnett's debut
Mistaken, was released in 2013 and earned her the Oregon Christian Writers
Promiseâ€ť award. A former park ranger, she loves getting out into God's creation.
her free time taking photographs, dragging her kids through dusty history museums,
decorating crazy birthday cakes and watching movies.
Karen, her husband and their two children live in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.
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