stories, recipes and other WONDER full things

Month: August 2018

Blueberry Hill Blueberry Bread

Blueberry Hill Blueberry Bread

I know, I only just announced that I was going to focus on gooey, stuffed, iced, sweet breakfast baking and I’m interrupting this plan already. I get sidetracked easily when I’m poring over cookbooks. But this recipe is too good not to share. It’s simple […]

Last August Monday

Last August Monday

It’s the last Monday in August and this hot summer isn’t done with us yet. There’s a heat advisory in the forecast for tomorrow and I’m showing you a picture of my most recent knitting project. Nope, no idea what is wrong with me. I’ve […]

Searching for a Morning Bun

Searching for a Morning Bun

I have begun the grand breakfast goodies experiments! For those of you just joining in, this is a new phase over here, where I will be focusing a lot of my ‘playing around’ baking time to breakfast items. In Inn World, recipes needed to be […]

Back on Track on a Monday

Back on Track on a Monday

Oh these late summer mornings….! That 10 degrees cooler, the mist, the sunrise being a little bit later every day…..delicious. I had a terrific night last week – we met my Dad over in Westport, NY for dinner and a show. Both were fantastic. The […]

Citrus Currant Muffins

Citrus Currant Muffins

The reality of baking for inn guests is that, if I’d wanted to, I could have pretty much made the same two breakfasts over and over and over. Most guests only stayed for one or two nights. We did have a number of repeat guests […]

Monday Went to the Races

Monday Went to the Races

The end of this summer is roaring along at full speed – whew! Parties! Weddings! Theater! Dog-sitting! Running! Library event planning! Baking! I did actually read some things that I wanted to share with you yesterday morning but somehow I’ve hit the ground running this […]

Tomato Memories

Tomato Memories

Tomatoes are a perfect food. I will stand in my garden and eat cherry tomatoes directly off the vine until my mouth burns with the acidity. When we owned the inn and I needed to eat at the end of the dinner shift (meaning it […]

Monday Musings

Monday Musings

We’ve got another hot one on deck up here in Vermont and, as much as I like to bake, I’m glad I don’t have a day of baking in front of me today. I’m planning to make (again) this super simple recipe for avocado toast […]