Recently, it was my pleasure to stay overnight at the newly re-opened Fall Farm Country Inn in Mineola, Texas. For breakfast, innkeeper Carol Fall served these beautiful and delicious pancakes, perfect on a brisk autumn morning. Everything about the breakfast, … Continue reading
30+ years later and these muffins are still a guest favorite.
Tomorrow night for dinner, guests who stayed with us for many years are in town. They are coming for a dinner of lemon grilled chicken; Hasselback Potatoes (see that recipe from several years ago); zucchini casserole and Peachy Cream Pie … Continue reading
After twenty wonderful years, we turned the keys over to new owners of The William Henry Miller Inn on June 14. Lots has happened since then and I am in my new house enjoying every day. Believe it or not, … Continue reading
I prefer to call it a peach lassi but lots of folks call it a smoothie or a fruit -soup. Whatever you feel like calling, it “yum” is going to be part of it. INGREDIENTS 4 ripe peaches, peeled and … Continue reading
Few people know eggs better than innkeepers. The 8 Broads in the Kitchen guestimate that together we’ve used thousands of eggs over the years. After all, the egg is the most versatile ingredient ever. Sure we know that all of … Continue reading
Passover just isn’t Passover without macaroons! Since flour is forbidden during Passover, macaroons are the perfect sweet, with coconut and almond being the traditional favorites. Macaroons should be crispy on the outside and soft on the inside.
One of the major Jewish holidays and my personal favorite, Passover (Pesach in Hebrew) celebrates the Israelites exodus from Egypt, renewal, freedom, and family. Passover is rich in tradition and symbolism and speaks to the Jewish soul. At one point … Continue reading
Daffodils are appearing here in Ithaca. As I write, it’s 7:15 p.m. and still light! And Easter is just around the corner. What better way to celebrate spring than with an Easter Morning gathering of friends who are all tired … Continue reading
Being of Scots heritage, our family serves Sherry Trifle for dessert at all family celebrations and for holidays, particularly Easter, Christmas and New Year’s – known as Hogmanay in Scotland. There are as many ways to make trifle as there … Continue reading