Recipes

TWO RECIPES, TWO INGREDIENTS……
We’ve been open a little over thirteen years, and EVERY year, guests have asked “do you have a cook book we can buy?” Well, it never happened. Lots of other priorities, plus, if we did a cookbook, we wanted it to be OUR cookbook, with recipes and stories about those recipes. As a compromise, of …
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 …
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 …
SOUP RECIPES TO WARM THE WINTER
Thinking about a recipe(s) to share with you this month, and focusing on a dessert or maybe breakfast, I was making soup for the Mrs. and I on this cold winter day and thought – SOUP!!!  While winter is generally considered the Soup Season, most of us enjoy year round if one sounds appetizing enough. When …
BLUE RIBBON BANANA-NUT-LEMON BREAD RECIPE
I would open this recipe with “who didn’t like the movie Babe?” then recalled we first watched it with our kids when it came out in 1995!!! OK, maybe you haven’t seen it. Anyway, sometime after, we purchased a cookbook based on the movie called Babe’s Country Cookbook – 80 Completely Meat-Free Recipes (Pig Friendly mind you). I pull this …