Here at The William Henry Miller Inn, we make a LOT of macaroons. Guests love them on our evening dessert buffet and they are gluten free.   But I’ve have had an awful time lately getting them off of the … Continue reading

Sweet Potato and Peanut Soup

It’s cold and rainy out. Unseasonably so! Instead of firing up a grill on the patio we are inside hankering for soup. This recipe is a combination of a half dozen sweet potato soups I found online. Sweet potatoes are … Continue reading

Morel Mushrooms

This past weekend was our Spring Nature weekend at the White Oak Inn. We’ve been holding this particular weekend for as long as we’ve been innkeepers. A local naturalist takes our guests out in the woods for various activities including … Continue reading

Corn Salsa

Since corn and cilantro are on our minds, here is a great salsa with TONS of flavor. INGREDIENTS 1 cup cooked corn kernels 1 tomato, chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, minced 1 tablespoon red onion, chopped 1 tablespoon cilantro, minced 1 … Continue reading

Buttermilk Corn Pancakes with Cilantro Butter

Isn’t it great that we can get fresh sweet corn all year long? Our local supermarket, Wegman’s, has corn that is almost as tasty in February as homegrown in August. And I love corn in almost anything. These pancakes give … Continue reading

Mice Garnish? Eek!

This is a cute garnish idea. INGREDIENTS Serves 8 4 hard-boiled eggs, cooled and peeled 8 pieces of chives 24 black peppercorns 1 small red radish DIRECTIONS Slice the eggs in half lengthwise and plate. Slice the radish into 4 … Continue reading

Vegetable Loaded Three Bean Stew

Thanks to my good friend, Joyce (one of the 8 Broads), I received the Anti-Inflammatory Eating book by Michelle Babb with lots of recipes. That’s the good news, and the dishes are helpful for diabetics like me. However I do … Continue reading

Baked Eggs Benedict

Happy Eggs Benedict Day. This is a repost from one of our great Eggs Benedict recipes. This Eggs Benedict recipe is different from the most well known version but these are soooo good! INGREDIENTS 6 slices of bread cut thickly … Continue reading

Mandarin Orange Salad with Orange Vinaigrette Dressing

We serve a lot of salads at The White Oak Inn and I’m always trying to come up with new combinations. I want them to both look pretty and taste good, as well as have interesting textures when you eat … Continue reading