• Check Availability

Fresh Garden Goodness: 1 Great Pancake Alternative

December 21st, 2020 by srsm

Stirring it up: Want fresh garden goodness in 1 great pancake alternative? Yes, waffles and french toast are much loved and tasty alternatives however, I offer for your enjoyment, Cottage Garden Cakes. A simple recipe full of fresh garden goodness. Cooking as quickly as pancakes and smelling wonderful, I’ll bet you will add this recipe … read full article

16=1: 16 Ingredients Makes One Great Batch of Skiers’ Delight Cookies

October 22nd, 2020 by srsm

16=1 ? That’s right, 16 pantry ingredients equals 1 great batch of cookies! Stirring it up: Skiers’ Delight Cookies are packed with energy boosting ingredients. Tuck a couple in your pocket for when you need that mid-morning pick-me-up on the slopes or to tame the post skiing hunger pangs.  Makes:  50+  2″  (5cm) cookies Oven: … read full article

Crustless Quiche with Broccoli & Cheese: Acclaimed 10/10 by Guests.

May 11th, 2020 by srsm

Stirring it up: Crustless Quiche with Broccoli and Cheese will make your tastebuds happy. Early in our B&B experience we realized that while our guests liked quiche, the great majority of them left the crust. The hunt was on for a crustless quiche. Makes: 1  8″ quiche Oven: 350°F  (170°C) Bake: about 40 min. Ingredients … read full article

20 in 20: Maple-Almond Cookies are Easy

April 9th, 2020 by srsm

20 in 20. Make 20 cookies in 20 minutes. Maple-Almond Cookies are the perfect cookie to bake in the early spring each year. The sugaring season is over for West Hill Sugar Orchard, just down the road from us here in the Mad River Valley of Vermont. All the buckets are off the trees and … read full article

Oatcakes: A Wee Taste of Scotland in your Kitchen

March 2nd, 2020 by srsm

Stirring it up: Baking up a wee taste of Scotland in your kitchen is quick and simple. This recipe for Scottish Oatcakes is inspired by a recipe from the BBC’s Good Food collection of recipes. The end result is somewhat different from store bought Oatcakes or my earlier Oatcake recipe as this includes maple syrup … read full article

Swedish Visiting Cake: my variation of a very tasty cake

December 7th, 2019 by srsm

Stirring It Up: Swedish Visiting Cake, quick and simple to make and very ‘moreish’ tasting! Here is my variation. This cake is crispy outside and chewy inside which is similar to the consistency of a coconut macaroon. Makes: One round 9″ (23cm) cake. Oven: 350°F (175°C) Bake: 25-30 min. Ingredients: 8 T (4oz) salted butter … read full article

Irish Soda Bread: Apparently It’s Not Irish in Origin

September 3rd, 2019 by srsm

Irish Soda Bread: Apparently it’s not Irish in origin. Stirring It Up: With apologies to my Scottish husband, I give you the recipe for Irish Soda Bread which has been enjoyed by many guests here at West Hill House B&B. This recipe just a few minutes to put together and only 30 minutes to bake. Best … read full article

Chilled Fruit Soup – A Cool Idea For Hot Summer Days

July 1st, 2019 by srsm

Stirring it up: Chilled Fruit Soup – A Cool Idea For Hot Summer Days. Chilled fruit soups are simple recipes which can be made in minutes, refrigerated for a least an hour and served as a tasty part of any meal. Makes about 10 half cup servings. I’ve updated this recipe as some of the … read full article

Scrumptious Gluten-Free Cornbread

April 19th, 2019 by srsm

Stirring it up: Scrumptious Gluten-Free Cornbread. Love cornbread and need to eat gluten free?  This cornbread recipe is easy and made with ingredients you probably have in your kitchen right now. The recipe can be halved and still produce an excellent result. Enjoyed by our guests. It’s keeper! Makes: one 9 x 9 inch pan (25cm … read full article