A Potluck of Murder and Recipes, the third book in the popular Hot Dish Heaven Mystery Series by Minnesota author Jeanne Cooney, will be released nationally on June 6, 2016.

The sequel to Hot Dish Heaven: A Second Helping of Murder and Recipes, A Second Helping of Murder and Recipes, is now available through bookstores, gift shops, libraries, and on Amazon. If not in stock, ask that it be ordered.

It all began with hot dish. That’s right, hot dish.

Minneapolis cub newspaper reporter Emerald Malloy is assigned to gather “church food” recipes from the owner of Hot Dish Heaven, a café in Kennedy, Minnesota, a town of 193 in the Red River Valley, just south of Canada.

Yes, you read that right! Snicker Salad!

Try Hestor’s delicious cherry dessert.

A lady at the Olympics asked Ole, "Are you a pole vaulter?"

Jeanne Cooney

Jeanne Cooney

Jeanne is the author of the Hot Dish Heaven Mystery Series. She lives and writes in Northern Minnesota.

Learn more about Jeanne here.

Hot Dish Heaven Mysteries


  • Keeping Good Company +

    Hot Dish Heaven was included in MPR’s list of 16 Minnesota murder mysteries. Jeanne is pleased to be keeping good Read More
  • Tasty Midwest Flavor +

    "Hot Dish Heaven is chockablock full of Garrison Keillor type characters and tasty Midwest flavor. Ms. Cooney’s novel, complete with Read More
  • Like Hot Dish Heaven? Ya, you betcha +

    “True Minnesotans will immediately recognize Cooney's references to the Red River Valley, Ole and Lena, and that 'Minneapolis paper.' But Read More
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Ole & Lena Jokes

  • Lena's Obituary +

    Like most Norwegians, Ole, a professional fisherman, was pretty dang frugal. But when his wife, Lena, passed away, he reckoned Read More
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Margie's Recipes

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