Summer and tomatoes are almost synonymous. The first of these beauties ripen around the 4th of July and continue giving fruit until frost. There is nothing to compare to the sweet juiciness of a sun ripened warm freshly picked tomato. When … Continue reading
This dip, spread on crackers disappears quickly! It’s a perfect snack for a backyard cookout or game day.
Brussel Sprouts are finally coming into their own. It is obvious to me that some veggies have their time in the spotlight and then fade away into obscurity. Brussel spouts are enjoying the limelight this winter and rightfully so. Packed … Continue reading
Throughout the summer in the south, supper consists of something grilled or a salad. Yet salads often leave me feeling unsatisfied and quickly hungry again. Alas, I do enjoy eating! This hearty and healthy salad fits the bill for a complete meal, … Continue reading
Every innkeeper has those recipes in their repertoire that will come together in next to no time and still elicit rave reviews from guests. These buttermilk rolls are just such a recipe. They mix together in a heartbeat, live in … Continue reading
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