Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Author Extra: Taking a Chance by A. Catherine Noon & Rachel Wilder

Taking a Chance by A. Catherine Noon & Rachel Wilder

Doctor Jacob Davison has outgrown the hookups of his younger days and wants
to settle down. When he’s abandoned by the side of the road, a leather-clad
stranger stops and offers him a ride. Chance Renton is different from anyone
Jay’s ever met. He’s caring and helpful, yet cynical and world-weary.

>From the first moment of their shared motorcycle ride, an attraction begins
to simmer between them. Between Jay’s ex-boyfriend showing up and the
misconceptions they have about each other, does this relationship have a

Author Extra:

Dr. Jay’s Seduction Stir Fry

When you can’t chop wood, chop veggies and make dinner. Don’t forget to
save room for dessert. No, dessert.

1 T toasted sesame oil (or other high quality cooking oil)
1 T finely-chopped ginger root
½ c chopped scallions
2 small chicken breast cutlets, cut into one-inch (2.5 centimeters) strips
2 T white wine
½ c small carrots, sliced diagonally
½ c baby corn
½ c snap peas, washed and with the ends snipped
1 small can of water chestnuts, drained
½ c mushrooms (any will do, but small white or brown ones are good)
½ t Chinese Five Spice powder (excellent source: The Spice House)

Heat the sesame oil in a heavy skillet or wok on medium flame. Sauté the
ginger in the hot oil for 1 minute, until soft. Add the scallions for 30
seconds to 1 minute, until aromatic. Add the chicken and wine to the pan
and stir, cooking for about 1 to 2 minutes. Add the rest of the veggies and
the Five Spice powder and cook for another 2 minutes, until the chicken is
done (cut a piece in half and make sure no pink remains). Serve hot.

If you need ideas, read “Taking a Chance” and have fun!


A. Catherine Noon said...

This is making me hungry! :)

Darla M Sands said...

Sounds yummy! Best wishes on the new release and to many future successes.

Nancy Lauzon said...

Congrat on the new book, A.C!