Who doesn’t love a farmers market? The revival of an ancient tradition has taken root everywhere! Small farmers marketing their produce directly to the consumer evokes thoughts of the agoras of the ancient Greek. Today this tradition has been fueled by … Continue reading
It’s not surprising that our American Founding Fathers were also our Founding Foodies. After all they were well-traveled and lived in Europe, returning to America with the roots of our American culinary history. Living in Philadelphia, I am immersed daily … Continue reading
It’s 11:41 a.m. and we are due to serve a luncheon to a group who is here for a retreat. The lunch starts at noon. One of the guests just told us that she is vegan. We thought we had everything covered … Continue reading
The coffee industry is doing a happy dance! The coffee market that was slowing down after the mad moments of lattes, espressos, and mochaccinos, has been given a jolt of caffeine — by cold-brewed coffee! As innkeepers we know that … Continue reading
Did you know that if you place a wooden spoon over a boiling pot, it won’t boil over?