Like me, there was a time when my mother-in-law could barely boil water. But, she more than made up for it over the years! With the warming of U.S.-Cuban relations, her recipe for Cuban Flan seems particularly timely and timeless, … Continue reading
Although I was born in Arkansas, I lived in the south for only a few “growing up” years. When we moved to Arkansas to build the inn, we soon heard about the southern dish of Chocolate Gravy. In my mind, … Continue reading
I have been eating and baking these brownies for decades. My Aunt Norma is a most special person in my life… and so are her fudgy brownies!
An elegant fruit dish that can be varied. Instead of using blueberries you can substitute fresh raspberries. For a totally decadent breakfast treat top the pears with melted dark chocolate before sprinkling with raspberries. Recipe originally posted June 2009
Baking is one of my favorite things to do. Maybe because I have such a sweet tooth, and eating the results of my labors is so rewarding. My grandmother taught me to bake and the very first thing she taught … Continue reading
This is our most requested scone recipe. I hope you’ll enjoy these as much as our guests. Recipe originally posted June 2009.
When we first opened the inn in 2003, husband Ray and I teamed up to prepare every breakfast. I would do the menu planning, and cooked all the entrees, while Ray prepared the fruit appetizers. Since Ray was not very … Continue reading
Spring is such a bright and hopeful time of year when everything is fresh and new. Here in the Mid-Atlantic States, we can hardly wait for the first spring produce to arrive in our markets. I have a wide variety … Continue reading
True confession here. I love sweets and all my life I’ve loved to make desserts that are stirred in a bowl and then plopped into a pan. Easy AND sweet. So these butterscotch brownies have been in my repertoire for … Continue reading