We were in for a surprise spring storm and had a houseful of guests who were tired of winter. So what was the solution? Pretend it was summer. Melons were the answer and this Two Melon Soup could not have … Continue reading
Six times a year we host “Carolina Tailwinds”, a bicycle group headed by Anne and Greg Fleming. They ride with their guests from Chestertown to Lewes, from there on to Berlin and St. Michaels and back to the Brampton. The … Continue reading
Honestly, I make this soup almost once a week in the winter. We love it that much. Traditional to the eastern part of Switzerland known as the Grissons (Buendtnerland, Engadine) which includes the towns of Davos and Klosters. This soup … Continue reading
These individual Lobster Tarts are perfect for a special occasion breakfast, brunch, or luncheon. We created these for our New Year’s Day Brunch and overheard many oohs and ahhs!
A dear friend recently visited family in Charleston, S.C., and enjoyed the best grits of her life at a Charleston restaurant. The grits were served as a side to a glorious dinner, not breakfast. The restaurant (the name of which … Continue reading
When the weather is chilly, I love a great bowl of soup. This recipe was created while visiting my mother in Nebraska, and the family loved it. Add any kind of veggies, either fresh or frozen, to plump up the … Continue reading
As an alternative to traditional nachos, the potatoes add a tasty gluten-free base for the nacho toppings. This appetizer is one of our offerings for receptions.
This makes a really pretty dish for a special occasion. The soup itself is creamy white, then you top it with slivered roasted beets and chopped chives or parsley for a gorgeous pop of color. The best part is that … Continue reading
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
If it seems as if I’m on a theme this fall, that’s because I am! Soup, soup and more soup. Much as I love cooking, it’s more of a chore than a joy on hot summer days. And the last … Continue reading