Irish Hollow Innkeeper's Blog

Black Eyed Susans
So I have decided that these particular flowers, which start blooming in August, and continue through the first freeze are a true favorite of my Autumn experience..... so much so that I am planting a pound of the locally harvested seeds, in the hopes that they will naturalize on the grounds. Since they are indigen... Read Entry
The tomato crop is tremendous this year! We planted a great variety of heirlooms. In spite of the drought, and maybe because of the constant watering and rich soil, have we got tomatoes.... and are they beautiful! Instead of putting them up in the traditional manner, this year we have created a SMOKED TOMATO JAM. ... Read Entry
Field Apples
We are harvesting our wild field apples. And those of you who know Irish Hollow are sure to guess what that means... Rustic Field Apple Tarts.... this week in a crisp whole wheat and almond crust. We are tossing the apples in our Wild Blueberry Conserve and mixing with fresh peach slices, before folding into the c... Read Entry
Pesto might well be one of the finest creations ever dreamed. With our tremendous abundance of gorgeous Italian and Purple basils this year, we are creating our famous succulent walnut pesto.... thinking that it will appear on the Winter Fireside Candlelight Dinner menu in January. Pesto freezes beautifully. We gr... Read Entry
We are thrilled to announce that The Inn will be featured in the Holiday issue of Midwest Living Magazine. Have not had the opportunity to read the complete article, yet.... but from our conversations, it appears as though they will be publishing the recipe for our ever-popular Autumn favorite, Spiced Pumpkin Bisq... Read Entry
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