This is a great entrée for warm weather—not too heavy and a complete meal in one dish. Plus it’s a great way to use fresh zucchini when in season.
Lancaster County PA is dotted with roadside stands and the one just around the corner from Swiss Woods has plum tomatoes galore. Right now they are running $8 a half bushel and in my younger days I would can up … Continue reading
Summer is definitely upon us, and many of us across the country are wilting. Need a pick up at the end of the day or a way to liven up a barbecue. Try a Gin and Tonic Popsicle!
I hit one of those moments last week that was filled with memories and nostalgia. No surprise that it related to something foodie, but not quite what you think. Summertime growing up was filled with weeding the garden, picking whatever … Continue reading
It’s 11:41 a.m. and we are due to serve a luncheon to a group who is here for a retreat. The lunch starts at noon. One of the guests just told us that she is vegan. We thought we had everything covered … Continue reading
I picked up a pre-made salad one evening to serve with dinner and loved the combination of flavors , so as I am wont to do, I played with it until I got close or even better. The lemon- as … Continue reading
July and August… Hot, humid, and crazy busy, at least here in the Mid Atlantic. The farm stands are overflowing with fresh produce and my roots draw me to freezing and canning like a salmon swimming upstream. Werner says I just … Continue reading
Summer and tomatoes are almost synonymous. The first of these beauties ripen around the 4th of July and continue giving fruit until frost. There is nothing to compare to the sweet juiciness of a sun ripened warm freshly picked tomato. When … Continue reading
This dip, spread on crackers disappears quickly! It’s a perfect snack for a backyard cookout or game day.
The coffee industry is doing a happy dance! The coffee market that was slowing down after the mad moments of lattes, espressos, and mochaccinos, has been given a jolt of caffeine — by cold-brewed coffee! As innkeepers we know that … Continue reading