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
Insipid sausage for breakfast again? Not with Jazzy Sausage! Michael Salmon, owner/chef of Hartstone Inn, in Camden, Maine, created “Cumin-Spiced Bacon and Sausage Roll” to serve with breakfast. At Birchwood Inn, we left out the bacon and rolled the sausage … 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!
Rolled omelets are beautiful to behold. They are also so versatile as you can fill them with any of your favorites. Be creative!
The aroma of summer fruits baking in the oven has to be one of the many joys of summer!
I love having lunch out! I always have. One of the things I disliked about teaching was having to eat in the staff lounge. And, years ago, as a mother of two young boys, lunch out was fraught with challenges. … Continue reading
This recipe was originally posted in September 2009, when Ellen wrote – The first pomegranates of the season have arrived! To celebrate their arrival, I served Ginger Pomegranate Muffins — an interesting combination of crunches — and the guests raved. … Continue reading
Like me, there was a time when my mother-in-law could barely boil water. But, she more than made up for it over the years! With the warming of U.S.-Cuban relations, her recipe for Cuban Flan seems particularly timely and timeless, … Continue reading
Recipe originally published in August 2009. At that time Ellen wrote, “This summer’s peaches have been incredible! Birchwood Inn guests look forward to this very easy and full-flavored dish we serve as the fruit course at breakfast, and the grilling … Continue reading
I have been eating and baking these brownies for decades. My Aunt Norma is a most special person in my life… and so are her fudgy brownies!