There’s no such thing as a free lunch… unless you’re Mina Kitchen, and cooked enough brisket barbecue to serve the entire congregation of St. Bart’s with plenty left over—literally.
Tricks-or-treats are in the air, and Halloween is just around the corner, as Mina worries about the financial “tricks” sapping her paycheck working alongside her boyfriend, Chef Jack. Why is it that car repairs, heating issues and vet bills seem to pop up all at once? And where are the “treats” while she and Jack struggle through insane work hours, and barely have time to see each other?
Mina’s pals try to distract her from the recent whack-a-mole theme in her life, when the fickle finger of fate touches her, and Mina becomes an overnight celebrity television chef! She lands a fancy new condo, make-up artist, famous actor co-star and an unbelievable salary. Good-bye, money problems!
Hello corpses. Plural.
The murders are a tad unsettling. And the Mafia-style dead animal warnings are a bit disturbing, too. But what’s a girl to do? The show must go on, right? She shouldn’t let some possible voodoo animal ritual stuff get in her way, no? Or, a psychotic new fan?
Can Mina survive her new rags-to-riches fame? Or will she be another target? And will she be able to avoid any more of Vito and Miriam’s creepy culinary creations?
And how much lasagna should you bake at midnight, just to take the edge off?
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Lizz Lund loves Lancaster. Since 1999, she’s been having a terrific time here and thinks everyone else should, too. Lizz grew up in New Jersey and imported her chef husband from their old stomping grounds – he still hasn’t recovered. She holds a BA in Musical Theatre from Syracuse University, but has never learned to waitress–although she knows, “it’s an art.”