Month: March 2018

Half Birthday Cake

Half Birthday Cake

Before I start this post, you know how people have that conversation about their last meal? Or their desert island food? I think mine would be toast with butter. Bonus points for homemade bread, but a sliced white supermarket loaf from Ireland would do just…

Crushed Raspberry Syllabub

Crushed Raspberry Syllabub

At the Inn I was always on the lookout for dessert ideas. In particular, I wanted to use fresh ingredients when they were available and so I was always stockpiling apple recipes for the fall, maple recipes for mud season, raspberry recipes for early summer…

Monday in Vermont

Monday in Vermont

Welcome back to me. (Not a bad location for breakfast in that photo…though home is home and looking out at the Adirondacks, tea in hand, puppy curled by my feet is also not a bad location, not by a long shot.) I’ve actually been back…

Country Rhubarb Cake

Country Rhubarb Cake

I’m heading out for a vacation in the sun (well, currently a Nor’easter is getting in the way, first round of cancellations have occurred….fingers crossed) and so am starting to dream of Spring. I love the seasons, I wouldn’t want it any other way than…

Just Another Manic Monday

Just Another Manic Monday

Channelling a little of The Bangles this morning as we prepare to head out on a vacation later this week. I’ve got that running list in my head, you know the one: what you need to pack for the dog to go to your Dad’s,…

St. Patrick’s Day, 2004

St. Patrick’s Day, 2004

I’ve been thinking a lot about our inn these last few days as we near the one year anniversary of the sale. Which also means we are nearing the anniversary of when we first opened our doors. (In a complete fluke of timing, our sale…