As a child, I loved to make cookies and pie dough. My mother was a thoroughly “modern” woman during the ’60s, so TV dinners were our mainstay. But cookies were my domain, and I loved trying any cookie with chocolate. … Continue reading
Like many of you, I am incorporating less meat into my eating and increasing plant-based options. This fruit smoothie is satisfying for breakfast, and sustains me for a few hours. For a complete breakfast, I add a handful of nuts … 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
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.
This dip, spread on crackers disappears quickly! It’s a perfect snack for a backyard cookout or game day.
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
Years ago when I was a newcomer to the innkeeping industry, I attended a fantastic conference sponsored by PAII (the Professional Association of Innkeepers International). As an aside, the 8 Broads in the Kitchen came to know each other through … Continue reading
Guests always request seconds of this uniquely topped bacon. The recipe is so easy!
This recipe was created after enjoying a delicious fruit brulee for dessert at a local restaurant. Why not enjoy brulee for breakfast? We like to use peaches, blueberries and a few slices of bananas. But feel free to get creative … Continue reading