Rita, our innkeeper, is a wonderful cook. She was trying to figure out what to do with half a watermelon we had sitting in the fridge when she came up with this keeper. It is an awesome summer thirst quencher … Continue reading
Jar salads. Wow, what a simple concept but what a game changer! I started making these when one of the household was trying to pack healthy for work. Sure Subway was right down the road, but saving money was important, … Continue reading
One spring day I made personal puddings for our guests, as a part of our afternoon Innkeepers Reception. I found these cute little 2 ounce dessert cups at Ikea, and they are so versatile and fun to use. The Oreo … Continue reading
I began making this breakfast strudel a few months ago, and our guests frequently request the recipe. The ingredients of the strudel may be adapted to suit your tastes and what is available fresh and local. Here’s the basic recipe. … Continue reading
Egg Custard goes back as far as my memory does. It is one of those comfort foods of childhood though I have realized as an adult that it is really a Lancaster County thing. That is really too bad! It … Continue reading
This is a great entrée for warm weather—not too heavy and a complete meal in one dish. Plus it’s a great way to use fresh zucchini when in season.
Lancaster County PA is dotted with roadside stands and the one just around the corner from Swiss Woods has plum tomatoes galore. Right now they are running $8 a half bushel and in my younger days I would can up … Continue reading
Summer is definitely upon us, and many of us across the country are wilting. Need a pick up at the end of the day or a way to liven up a barbecue. Try a Gin and Tonic Popsicle!