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SERGEI KHRUSHCHEV (1935-2020)
I don’t know how many times something reminds me of a certain person, then that person reveals themselves one way or another. The something was funny in the refection, sad in the reveal. A few days ago, I began reading the book “America on Six Rubles A Day”, authored by Yakov Smirnoff. We were honored to …
WHAT IS THAT WEED??
During the recent drought June through July in these parts, the only mowing needed was to cut off those “nuisance” weeds with the seed tops, which seemed to be the only thing growing. As I mowed, I wondered what this common sight and weed really was. I do remember as a kid growing up, we’d …
GRANDMA’S SHRIMP SALAD RECIPE
For most the years we have been opened, one of the most frequently asked questions by guests and retreaters is “?” I think I have addressed this in replying that if I DID a cookbook, it would be one that had recipes special to us, not a boiler plate one, and the recipes would tell …
QUICHE LAUREN RECIPE
Quiche is a popular Tea Room and Bed & Breakfast dish, and here at Blackberry Creek Retreat Bed & Breakfast, this holds true as well. Over the years, we have made several quiche variations, and one that has evolved during that time is featured here. I recall years ago hearing “Real Men Don’t Eat Quiche”. Maybe …
TINY HOUSES FOR VETERANS
On THIS Veterans Day, Blackberry Creek Retreat B&B always thinks about our veterans, their service to our country, their sacrifices, the sacrifices of their families as they serve, and the challenges they face after serving. The scars of combat often embed unimaginable effects on these fine men and women, leading to alcohol & drug abuse, mental disorders, …
BREAKFAST TART AND BAKED GRITS RECIPE
This month, we’d like to introduce you to a breakfast treat we like to call “Sort of a Southern Rancho Huevos”. As many of our recipes might reflect, we have taken and built on traditional recipes with our own flair and additions. Let’s talk about the GRITS now that you’ve noticed in the title the word …