Homemade Flatbread Crackers

European Cheese Plate

Versatile flatbread crackers baked fresh for cheese plates, salads and our celebration packages.  I used to purchase flatbread crackers, but after coming across a recipe for something VERY similar, I now prepare and bake them pretty much to order.  Four of these European Cheese Plates were ordered as appetizers the other night.  They are a great starter [...]

Offering Grilled Pizza Class, May 7

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  About 4 years ago, I found a recipe for a relatively healthy nearly all whole wheat pizza dough.  I really liked it, made it often and then it became a staple around here.  I decided to try it on the grill – “as seen on TV” and it’s actually a breeze.  I started dabbling with sauces and [...]

Spring Tea May 11 & May 12

Spring Tea

Local artist, Jenni Brant, and Whispering Pines B&B partner once again for Tea Time! Bring your appetite and enjoy an afternoon of tasty cakes, dainty sandwiches, and assorted sweets served with a variety of exquisite teas in one-of-a-kind handmade teacups. Consider treating a mom you love to this special event! Tea will be held in the [...]

Stay in ‘N Snuggle Weeknight Winter Special

Stay in 'N Snuggle Chicken Pot Pie Dinner

Don’t go out in the cold! With any weekday stay (Sunday-Thursday) stay in, snuggle up and we’ll make dinner. For your dinner, choose from: Pot Pie with Savory Crumbled topping:  Chicken or Turkey Chili or Chicken Noodle Soup in a bread bowl Calzone: Classic Meat Lover:  Ground Beef, Italian Chicken Sausage and Canadian Bacon Healthy [...]

Pumpkin Scones

These pumpkin scones are tasty for breakfast or an afternoon snack – in the Fall or anytime! Ingredients 2 cups flour 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon cloves 1 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 6 Tablespoons butter (chilled and cut into small pieces) [...]

Holiday Tea at Whispering Pines

Table Set for Holiday Tea 2011

Invoke your holiday spirit with tea at Whispering Pines B&B in the glow of festive decor.  Bring your appetite to indulge in tasty cakes, dainty sandwiches, and assorted sweets served with a variety of exquisite teas in one-of-a-kind handmade teacups from local potter, Jenni Brant. Saturday, December  1 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Sunday, December [...]

Luncheon with Curried Indian Cuisine

Mango Sorbet with Fresh Mint

This week I hosted a luncheon and had fun making Indian dishes.  With a couple dietary restrictions, one gluten free guest and another being vegan, this worked out just great!  For most, I added chicken to the curried vegetable medley of cauliflower, carrots, red pepper, leeks and onions.  The vegan dish enjoyed chick peas (garbanzo [...]

Hosting Mother’s Day Tea May 12 and 13

Holiday Tea 2011

Local artist, Jenni Brant, and Whispering Pines B&B partner once again for Tea Time! We’d like you to join us to celebrate your mother over Mother’s Day with tea at Whispering Pines Bed & Breakfast.  Treat a mom you love to an afternoon of tasty cakes, dainty sandwiches, and assorted sweets served with a variety of [...]

Enjoy breakfast on the porch

Breakfast starter on the porch

Fresh fruit and coffee in your signature mug

Breakfast with Rhurbarb from the garden

Breakfast with Rhubarb Chutney over Pork Tenderloin

Using the last of the rhubarb and made a tasty chutney.  Served it over pork tenderloin – yummy breakfast! with frittata and Potatoes, too!