Travels in the South

Some of you may have caught our posts about being in Nashville in April.  We started the week by attending the inaugural Knowledge Sharing Summit and Marketplace presented by our professional association (Association of Independent Hospitality Professionals),  We adjourned to … Continue reading

Berry Breakfast Sundaes

Each Wednesday at Lookout Point, we serve chocolate throughout the day beginning with breakfast. Since we are life-long chocolate lovers, this very special day of the week is named Chocolate Covered Wednesday. One of our favorite breakfast appetizers for Wednesday … Continue reading

Vanilla Custard

There are so many dishes that need a “topping”.  Often we’ll use Greek yogurt or plain vanilla yogurt.  For baked peaches, we blend brown sugar and sour cream for a delicious sweet “kiss”!  But this is really a wonderful, covers … Continue reading

Peanut Sauce

This is the sauce we serve with the puffed pastry wrapped asparagus spears. INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter, (we use an organic, natural peanut butter made with just peanuts and a bit of salt) 1/4 cup rice vinegar 1/3 … Continue reading

Salt Potatoes!

What ARE Salt Potatoes, you ask?    Well, they’re a little bite of heaven.   A little pillow of deliciousness.  They are small potatoes (usually white potatoes) and they are cooked in a lot of water with a lot of … Continue reading


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