Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Fancy Fruit

1/3c. honey
1 T. sugar
1/2 c. orange juice
1 T. Brandy or to taste
3 T.  fresh lemon juice
2 T. fresh chopped mint
4 c. cantalope melon
2 c. honeydew melon
4 c. watermelon

In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine honey with sugar. Microwave on high power for 30 seconds; remove and stir. Microwave 30 seconds longer until sugar is dissolves.

Add orange juice, lemon juice and mint; stir and let stand for 10 minutes.  Place melon in large serving bowl and pour honey mixture over. Toss gently to coat. Chill. Serves 12.

Bon appetite! Innkeeper Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast

Friday, June 8, 2012

Elegant Eggs


Per Person:
-2 eggs
-2 tablespoons half-and-half
-1 teaspoon shredded cheese of your choice
(I like parmesan)
-1 teaspoon chopped parsley
(or herbs of your choice)
-1 teaspoon butter
-1/2 strip of bacon
-1 1/2 mushrooms
-onion to taste (1 onion for 10 people)
-ramekin dish

1) Preheat oven to 375°.
2) Lightly coat the inside of the ramekin with butter or non-stick spray.
3) Cook bacon and saute the mushrooms and onion.
4) In a flat ramekin, spread crumbled 1/2 strip bacon, mushrooms, onions, 1 teaspoon parsley, and 2 tablespoons half-and-half. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon cheese.
5) Place in oven. Bake for 10 minutes or until bubbly.
6) Crack in 2 whole eggs top with 1 tablespoon half-and-half, and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
7) Bake 10-14 minutes until set to desired consistency. Add a pinch of salt and pepper and enjoy!

Bon appetite! Innkeeper Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast