Monthly Archives: January 2012

Recipe for Cranberry-Orange Muffins

Cranberry-Orange Muffins Fresh cranberries are available in late fall through the winter months. This recipe uses their tart flavor against what would be a typical sweet muffin. The combination of spices adds a holiday touch, the allspice/ginger combination being more … Continue reading


Snowshoes on-site, no charge

Looking for some outdoor fun in the winter? If you can walk, you can snowshoe. We have multiple pair of various sizes for anyone staying with us.


Promise of Romance Fulfilled at our Romantic Getaway in Michigan

It’s a new year! 2011 is now in the history books and we look forward to what 2012 brings. As the newest Innkeeper here at Castle in the Country, I get to talk and share with guests about what brought … Continue reading


Cherry-Chocolate Cream Scone Recipe

Most traditional scone recipes use both butter and milk or cream. Here we simplify by using only heavy cream. This simplifies & shortens the preparation process, and the end result yields a crispy, more browned crust with a moist interior. … Continue reading