Oatmeal Cookies, our January Recipe

2010 has blown into town with a lot of wind and cold temperatures, hasn’t it?  It’s the best weather for staying at Brampton, sitting in front of a fire and sipping something warm.  Be sure to check out our Last Minute Specials button on the home page for our current deals.This month’s recipe is for…

Ginger Muffins and Cookies–Three of our Favorite “Gingery” Things

In November, the weather finally starts to behave like winter is coming.  It’s 54 degrees today and there is a little chill in the air.  (Okay, so yesterday it was in the high 60’s:  maybe that’s why today seems so chilly!)  One way to warm up is with spice. Specifically, ginger root: fresh, dried, ground,…

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins–our October Recipe Share

Foliage season is upon us and it has turned out to be a terrific show.  The sugar maples are a kaleidoscope of colors and they look stunning from the windows of the Green Room, and everywhere else for that matter!  This is also our first full weekend of fireplace season, which means Michael is busy…

Peach Stuffed French Toast-our September Recipe Share

It’s peach season here at the inn. Carole has been making peach jam all day.  They have been showing up at breakfast in fruit salads, roasted with amaretti cookie crumbles on top, and baked into tea breads.   Danielle likes to make her  jam with some vanilla bean and freshly ground nutmeg.  Mmmm, it is so…

Spicy Spiced Nuts–our August Recipe Share

There are a lot of recipes out there for spiced nuts…all perfectly fine recipes. But there’s one that I have been carrying around and making for a few years that is really great: everyone loves them-they are sweet and spicy at the same time, and completely addictive.  I always give credit where it is due…

Poached & Roasted Pears–our July Recipe Share

Danielle has always been a big fan of using everything up and not letting anything go to waste.  This month’s recipe is a good illustration of that ethic: Poached and Roasted Pears with a Blueberry Sprinkle I love to serve this fruit dish because it’s very elegant. Instead of using blueberries you can substitute fresh…

Cheese Puffs–our May Recipe Share

Well, the month is almost over but we still have a recipe for you to try out.Carole has been making these cheese puffs forever and folks always want the recipe, so here it is: CAROLE’S CHEESE PUFFS Preheat oven to 350 degrees                                              Yield: approx. 6 dozen   1          crusty French baguette 16        oz.      …

Almond Biscotti–our April Recipe Share

This month’s recipe is a favorite of Rita’s; and because we’ll be having biscotti at the Taste of Chestertown, we thought it was appropriate. Don’t forget: send in any recipes you’d like us to try and if we use it at the inn, you’ll win 2 mugs. ALMOND BISCOTTI 2 large eggs                                        2 cups all…