Author Colleen Green

I’m an amateur chef who is passionate about cooking and baking. I’m a writer of romance suspense and also love to read. In order to share my passion about cooking and reading I started The Dayton Book-n-Cook Club. It is about developing friendships by talking about books we love and sharing our favorite food recipes. For more info go to http://www.colleengreen.info. The active part of activeamateurchef represents how I actively promote Dayton businesses. Contact: colleen_grn@yahoo.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/ColleenPGreen
Author Colleen Green has written 50 posts for Amateur Chef & Author

Extreme Oreo Cupcakes

Recipe by Author Colleen Green Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate Cake Mix Cupcake Liners 1 package of Double Stuf Oreos (1) 16 oz. Pillsbury Creamy Supreme White Frosting (1) 16 oz. Duncan Hines Home-Style Frosting Dark Chocolate Fudge Hershey’s Syrup 2 Eggs 1/3 Cup Vegetable Oil 2/3 Cup Water Take one row of the Oreos and chop them in a food … Continue reading

Italian Meatloaf

approximately 2 lbs. of 90% lean ground beef 1/2 cup breadcrumbs (Progresso Garlic & Herb)  1 cup pasta sauce (Prego Italian Sauce Three Cheese) 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese  shredded mozzarella cheese (Philadelphia) Mix ground beef (refrigerated not frozen) with the breadcrumbs, pasta sauce, and parmesan cheese. Bake in oven at 350 degrees for approximately 1 hour and … Continue reading

Author Colleen Green Newsletter

My newsletters will focus on my journey of writing and allow you to discover the worlds I create. You will read about what makes me tick. I love to create compelling stories with characters that struggle but in the end are stronger. Ones you can cheer on, ache for their disappointments, and laugh at their wit. … Continue reading

Books and Bottles Author Event

Readers join us at the Books and Bottles Author Event at Chrisman Mill Winery. This will be an unforgettable day, so make sure to attend this FREE event! Join us for one fun and eventful day at a winery for an author signing extravaganza. Celebrate with local and national authors as they sell and sign copies … Continue reading

Free Writing Seminar

Writing for Success Free Seminars by The Wright Writers of Dayton Saturday, May 20th, 11 am – 12:30 pm Centerville Public Library (Klinck Community Room) 111 W. Spring Valley Pike, Dayton, OH 45458   Marla Cross — Basics of Writing for Publication in Periodicals Marla Cross will be presenting this seminar from her thirty years … Continue reading

Independent Bookstore Day

This is one day book lovers will not want to miss. Independent Bookstore Day is a celebration of  books, readers, and authors. It takes place on Saturday, April 29th at more than 450 individual bookstores all over the country. Ohio readers check out New & Olde Pages Book Shoppe in Englewood, Ohio. Stop by from 10:00 A. … Continue reading

Connect with Author Colleen 

My article about my trip to NYC on The Wright Writers of Dayton WordPress site. Click on link. Source: https://wrightwriters.wordpress.com/2017/03/21/connect-with-colleen/

Shamrock Gold Bazaar

This bazaar is hosted by the Wright-Patterson Enlisted Spouses Club and located in Fairborn, Ohio at The Hope Hotel. Address at the end of the article. Join us on Saturday, March 4th, 2017 at 10 AM – 3 PM.  The bazaar will have many vendors. Clothing like the Eight-Eleven Boutique, books, crafts and more. Support your … Continue reading

Slow-Cooker Lamb Stew

recipe by Colleen Green 2 pounds of lamb stew meat 3 garlic cloves minced 1-2 teaspoons Watkins brand “Herbes de Provence” (rosemary, marjoram, thyme) salt and pepper 3/4 cup cream of chicken and mushroom soup 4 tablespoons flour 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup dry white wine 9-15  green olives with pimento half a … Continue reading

New Year’s Resolution for Writers

  Writing is a creative process, the key word being process. Crafting a story takes time, determination, and patience. The best way to produce a novel is to follow achievable steps. This serves two purposes. One, it makes you realize the amount of work that is ahead. Two, it focuses your attention on the details, … Continue reading

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