Pomegranate Martini

We are innkeepers, and one of the amazing parts of innkeeping is those guests that come back over and over again. February for us includes a scrap weekend. Sprap.. scrapbooking, a whole niche by itself. These folks are serious scrappers … Continue reading

White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake: AKA Dessert for Lovers

Sharing a beautiful slice of cheesecake tops off a perfect date night for us. In fact, my family loves cheesecake so much that our daughter and her husband chose omit a traditional wedding cake and go with a cheesecake bar … Continue reading

Evil Toffee

When I first posted this recipe in 2010 I had written that I made a batch thinking I could take a photograph after the weekend and by the time I got to it, persons unknown had eaten all of it!   … Continue reading

Sweetheart Shortbread Cookies

I love to make these cookies for Valentine’s Day, but they are delicious anytime of year. Perhaps they should be called Ghost Cookies because no matter how many I make, they disappear! INGREDIENTS 3/4 pounds unsalted butter, softened slightly 1 … Continue reading

Steak with Brandied Peppercorn Sauce

Our theme for the month of February is food for lovers.     This is one of my husband’s favorite dishes, and I make it for him for special occasions, like Christmas or his birthday, or just because I love him.    For … Continue reading

Bone Broth

January came and went .. poof! 8 Broads “soup month” is over and I am still working on mine! Multiple snowstorms, the flu, colds flying around and more time to play in the kitchen than normal. That is the fun … Continue reading