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Pumpkin Pancakes

The fall of the year is always a good time to dig out all the pumpkin recipes. This year we are still enjoying beautiful color on the trees and it is November! Bonus time for sure. These pumpkin cream pancakes are a favorite of our returning guests. As I was reading the sheet for our…

Baked Oatmeal

Lancaster County has many dishes that you don’t find elsewhere in the US. PA Dutch cooking is an odd blend of old world German and new word colonial. Corn, used for cattle only in Germany till recently, is a staple in the PA Dutch kitchen. Simple foods, prepared well and savored with friends and family.…

Potato Quiche

Breakfast here rotates between savory and sweet, one morning featuring something in the pancake, waffle, french toast realm, and the next an egg dish of some sort. This recipe was born from a love of potatoes and eggs. I vividly recall sitting around the kitchen table at home and mom would gently fry leftover potatoes…

The bees and honey

Last year was, what I considered, a bumper crop of honey but little did I know that it would pale in comparison to this year. With all the worries about disappearing bees it is wonderful to watch Werner’s bees thrive. The honey flow earlier in the summer was incredible and I watched as Werner added…

Breakfast this morning….

was a potato quiche. We have always had wonderful potatoes from the garden and tons of them so we came up with a long list of breakfast recipes to use them. This has become a favorite. Dont skim on the cheese! Use a good, flavorful aged cheddar and fresh flavorful herbs. Everything works in this…

Potato Pancakes

We serve these as a side dish to a sweet breakfast. This morning it was a wonderful crisp waffle with fresh berries, baked Lancaster County sausage and our own pancake syrup. Ingredients 3 cups shredded potatoes 2 Tbsp flour 2 eggs, beaten 2 Tbsp butter, melted 1/4 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese 1/4 cup diced…