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  • Amazing Peanut Butter Cookies

    November 24th, 2014 by srsm

    Stirring it up: These peanut butter cookies could be called by any number of names: I Can’t Believe It! Magic!, Too Simple To Be True!, the list could go on and you are welcome to make up your own name for these delicious, miraculously quick cookies. Amazing Peanut Butter Cookies will have to do for now. Perfect to … read full article

    Fresh from the Farm

    May 6th, 2014 by srsm

    If you live in or near a farming community you have doubtless heard of CSA, Community Supported Agriculture, which enables consumers to purchase local, seasonal produce direct from the farmer. Farmers and consumers both benefit from the CSA scenario. Farmers have time to market their food before the start of their long days in the … read full article

    Rosettes

    March 31st, 2014 by srsm

    Stirring it up: Here’s an easy recipe for a simply delicious and delicate treat. While easy, this recipe should be undertaken when you have no other distractions as you will be cooking with very hot oil. You will need rosette irons and handle as pictured here with the completed rosettes. The recipe for the sandbakkels (the … read full article

    Chinese Chews

    March 23rd, 2014 by srsm

    Stirring it up! These bars are quick and easy to make, perfect when you need a little something to go along with an afternoon cuppa. Dates add a special sweetness and walnuts give a nice crunch to each bite. This recipe does not call for any butter or shortening. Ingredients: 2/3 c. all purpose flour … read full article

    German Pancakes

    March 23rd, 2014 by Peter MacLaren

    Stirring it up: For all of you who have been after me for the recipe I use to make German Pancakes, here it is. This is a simple recipe for one serving and can easily be increased depending on how many hungry folks are at the table.  Ingredients: 1/4 c. all purpose flour or sifted … read full article

    Spring Dates for the Vermont Bed and Brew Package!

    March 20th, 2014 by corey

    If you like craft beer and vacations, have we got the deal for you: the Vermont Bed and Brew Package is back for Spring. And we call it our “Brews and Snooze” special! That’s right, all you micro brew beer enthusiasts should sit up and take notice so you don’t miss an opportunity that you … read full article

    Chocolate Mint Cookies

    June 16th, 2013 by srsm

    Stirring it up: Who doesn’t like chocolate? And what about chocolate and mint? A yummy combination to be sure. These absolutely delicious chocolate cookies have just a hint of peppermint and pack a mouthful of chocolaty goodness. Makes 36 cookies Oven 350F Bake 5 – 6 minutes Ingredients: 1 c. white sugar 6 T. canola … read full article

    Add a Romantic Dinner to your Bed and Breakfast Stay

    May 4th, 2013 by insideout

    Are you looking for a simple Vermont weekend getaway? Having half of your meals covered makes a trip a bit easier to organize, right? This spring, we are offering our “Add Dinner to a Bed and Breakfast” package. Stay for two nights in the room of your choice and add dinner to one of those … read full article

    Fantastic Pancakes

    February 12th, 2013 by srsm

    Stirring it up: Pancakes…just the name conjures up the sights and smells of a marvelous breakfast. These Ricotta Pancakes are easy to make and will provide you with great taste, fluffy pancakes and enough energy to tackle a day on the slopes. Ingredients: 1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour 1 t. baking powder 1/4 t. baking … read full article

    Fluffiest Cornbread Ever

    January 30th, 2013 by srsm

    Stirring it up! Cornbread is often thought of as a southern US food and seldom served in the northern states which is a pity. This cornbread recipe has become a favorite of our guests especially when served warm with honey-butter and along side an eggy breakfast casserole. Can’t say where I found this recipe as … read full article

    Chestnut Soup

    December 25th, 2012 by srsm

      Stirring it up! Until a few weeks ago I had never cooked with chestnuts. Many years ago I had chestnuts roasted on an open fire  (as one does at Christmas time!) from a street vendor in Toronto but nothing since then. I purchased some a few weeks back, sautéed them with some bacon and red onion … read full article

    Time to Retire Bottled Water? Yes!

    December 8th, 2012 by Peter MacLaren

    Some facts to ponder: Bottled water costs the eager buyer up to 10,000 as much as tap water. We are shipping 1 billion water bottles a week around the U.S. in ships, trains, and trucks. Plastic bottles require energy to make and transport. Currently, the amount of oil we use to produce water bottles each … read full article