Tuscan Bean Salad

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

Blood Orabnge Roasted Pears with Pumpkin Seed Crunch

..is Birchwood Inn’s most requested recipe of the year.     Whenever we serve Blood Orange Roasted Pears with Pumpkin Seed Crunch as Birchwood’s fruit course at breakfast, nearly everyone asks for the recipe. This is our version of Roasted Pear … Continue reading

Cold Pea, Mint and Cucumber Soup

When entertaining our own family and friends I like to serve small plates. It’s ideal when dealing with different food allergies and preferences. I can have something for everybody but the dishes have to be easy to prepare or it … Continue reading

Minty Eastern Shore Lemonade

It’s the time of year when I plan cold drinks for the afternoon tea we serve daily at the Brampton Bed and Breakfast Inn. To keep it interesting I try to have another refreshing choice along the ice tea. Mint … Continue reading