Maryland Inn: Favorite Winter Soup Restaurants and Recipe

As a Maryland bed and breakfast,  we obviously focus most of our culinary attention on breakfast foods and sweet treats.  So it’s fun and interesting for us when we do a small event that includes dinner.  We get to come up with different menus and  they almost always  include a soup.  We love soups!  …

Breakfast for Dinner?

When I was a little kid, (I = Rita in this case) every once in a while I would spend the night at my grandmother’s house just down the street.  It wasn’t very far but it always felt like an adventure.  One reason for this is that  Nanny (that was her name as far as…

Pumpkin Cookie Recipe: A Perfect Treat for Thanksgiving!

It’s that time of year again, when pumpkins find their way to our tables at breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so why not for dessert with a delicious pumpkin cookie recipe? We’ve shared one of our favorite Pumpkin Recipes before, and this year it’s no different. Carole, who continues to amaze with her kitchen creations at our…

A Favorite Chocolate Cookie Recipe: Chocolate Crackles

Our bed and breakfast in Maryland features baker extraordinaire Carole, who made these adorable chocolate cookies the other day; one that we don’t make regularly. I had forgotten just how good they are! I was just thinking that we haven’t posted a recipe here in a while, and so …voila: a favorite chocolate cookie recipe!…

Secret Revealed to World’s Best Pancakes from the Brampton Inn!

We make a lot of pancakes here at our Maryland Bed and Breakfast: the Brampton Inn. Flapjacks; griddle cakes; souffle cakes;  whatever you call them, they are probably most peoples’ favorite breakfast item of all time. And of course they’re not just for breakfast either: who can argue with a  pancake dinner? We have a…

What’s Cooking in the Winter??

As winter settles in, we turn more and more to the simple kitchen staples like onions, potatoes and other root vegetables for sustenance. When asked what their favorite winter comfort food was, both Danielle and Carole said RED CABBAGE! They each have a recipe for braised cabbage and they are not that different, yet just…

Salty Chocolate…

I have an obsession.  It started last March when Danielle brought back some chocolates from Switzerland  that were infused with different flavors. Not just nuts, or coffee, or cinnamon.  Heavy duty flavors like lemon,  or chiles, or salt.  Yes. Salt. I’m only slightly embarrassed that I didn’t come up with it myself,   but either…