Monthly Archives: February 2011

A World of Tastes

Some people wait with impatient anticipation for their seed catalogs, others for the catalog offering the latest video game or sports equipment.  My favorite catalogs revolve around cooking; pots, pans, gadgets, cookbooks and foodstuffs.  Today I received one of my favorites,  the new Penzey’s Spices … Continue reading

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From Boz to The World

You’ve heard about me, my name is Boz, and I’m the resident dog at the Sandhill Crane Bed and Breakfast.  There are very few guest who get to actually meet me, I am a rescue dog and have limited social skills.  … Continue reading

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Guests can be Family

As an innkeeper your goal is to make your guests feel as welcome as possible.  Sometimes guests strike a cord with you and they become family.  This usually happens when guests stay for more than one day and you have a … Continue reading

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New Tools and Toys

If you love to cook you love gadgets.  Every year at Christmas my husband would fill  a box from Crate and Barrel with kitchen gadgets – aka my toys.  It was one of the gifts I most anticipated.  These days I … Continue reading

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To My Gran

I had two German grandmas. Along with my mother, both of them inspired me to cook.  From my maternal grandmother I inherited the love of bread making.  She also made all the traditional German favorites; Sauerbraten, scalloped potatoes, etc.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Facts About the Sandhill Crane B&B

For those of you who haven’t stayed at the Sandhill Crane B&B, here are a few facts we share with all our guests: The original home was built in the late 1950’s The home uses adobe construction for interior and … Continue reading

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Leftovers

Everyone has leftovers.  Try as you might at leat one meal every week yields some leftovers.  So here’s a great way to use those leftover mashed potatoes. Mashed Potato Souffle heat oven to 400 degree farenheit 2 cups leftover mashed potatoes … Continue reading

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