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Holiday Delights

Holiday Delight Cookies dipped in chocolate on white stand with burgundy background

These shortbread cookies are loaded with almonds, cranberries, apricots and chocolate ~ your dreams will have visions of them and not sugarplums in your head each holiday season! Continue reading





Inn at Ellis River’s Chive and Cheddar Strata

Chive and cheddar strata on white plate with chive blossom garnish

Stratas are a favorite savory breakfast entrée among some of our guests, and a wonderful way to use any leftover bread from our local artisan bakery. Different breads can be combined ~ for the Inn to Inn Herb Tour, we used a combination of cheddar and cheddar wheat breads to enhance the cheddar flavor of the strata and presented it on a pool of Red Pepper Tomato Coulis. Continue reading


Sun-Dried Tomato & Chive Pesto

Sun dried tomato pesto on cucumber rounds, pesto dip in bowl and on crackers

Featured at the 2014 Inn to Inn Herb Tour, we have found many ways to use this pesto ~ alone as a garnish, but also whipped with cream cheese as a spread for crackers, or to add an special flair to hollandaise when served with eggs and prosciutto on grilled polenta or a corn English Muffin. Continue reading


Lebkuchen Brownies with White Chocolate Frosting

Burgundy velvet cloth with pillar candle, gold goblet, champagne coupe, lebkuchen brownies on glass plate with fork

Featured in The Holiday Cookie Compendium from Select Registry Distinguished Inns of North America, celebrating a long tradition of scrumptious baking from Select Registry innkeepers across the country. Ingredients for Brownies: 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 1/2 cups brown … Continue reading



Inn at Ellis River’s Maple Banana Bacon Muffins

Ellis River in winter with reflections of trees on snow

Every March the Inn at Ellis River celebrates Maple Sugaring season with special maple recipes for our gourmet country breakfasts and afternoon refreshments. In 2014, we participated in the Inn-to-Inn March Maple Madness, and featured these muffins ~ what could be better than starting a chilly spring morning with maple and bacon? Continue reading


Turtle Chocolate Pecan Crepes for Lovers

Chocolate & vanilla crepes with caramel pecan sauce & strawberry slices

These indulgent crepes are a delicious way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, a birthday, anniversary, or any special occasion. You can prepare the components ahead, so assembling the crepes on a plate for two takes only a few minutes. Let the romance begin! Continue reading


Spirited Chocolate Raisin Treats

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The Inn at Ellis River participated in an Inn to Inn Ghosts and Goblins Trail for the first time in October, 2013. Here is one of the treats the touring ghosts and goblins enjoyed. You don’t have to wait until Halloween to enjoy these cookies ~ just change the color of the decorative frosting and they’re good any time of the year! Continue reading















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