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Sweet Potato Crusted Quiche

Breakfast tray sitting on the bed topped with sweet and savory breakfast foods and fresh orange juice.

This delicious and healthy Sweet Potato Crusted Quiche is a breakfast favorite here at Castle in the Country. Make it in your kitchen, and it will easily become a new favorite breakfast or brunch recipe! Thanks to the sweet potato crust, this quiche gluten-free and lower in carbs and calories than traditional quiches. Originating in…

Stuffed Pumpkin French Toast with Sourdough Bread

From left to right: Herb's homemade sourdough bread loafs; Herb's homemade stuffed pumpkin French Toast

Enjoy a taste of Castle in the Country this season with Herb’s delicious Stuffed Pumpkin French Toast made with his very own scratch made sourdough bread in honor of National Homemade Bread Day! Ingredients Filling 4 oz. cream cheese, softened ¼ cup powdered sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract ½ tsp. almond extract French Toast 8…

Strawberry-Rhubarb Filled Crepes Recipe

Strawberry and rhubarb filled crepes

Aahh, the joys of summer: strawberries, rhubarb, blueberries, cherries… Our Southwest Michigan location is prime for summer’s bounty. Herb and his kitchen mates love turning the seasons’ harvests into culinary delights. Here is our much adored Strawberry-Rhubarb Filled Crepes recipe. Enjoy this sweet and delicious taste of Castle in the Country at home! Makes: 10;…

Ramp and Asparagus Quiche Recipe | Perfect for Spring

Ramps, or green, wild onions on the kitchen counter ready for cooking

Springtime at The Castle brings fresh ramps growing wild in the woods. Ramps (Allium tricoccum) are a species of wild onion widespread across the eastern United States and Canada. They are wild leeks that are foraged from wooded, shady areas. They are one of the first signs of spring here on The Castle grounds, and…

Fall Cooking Class Package :: Michigan Fall Getaway

Join our Assistant innkeeper, Melina (who just happens to be a pastry chef) for a special “Just Desserts” cooking class here at Castle in the Country Bed and Breakfast Inn this month! On November 21, from 6-8pm she will be showing you professional techniques for creating pies and tarts easily in your own home. With…

“Just Desserts” Cooking Classes :: Luxury Michigan Getaway

Our beautiful Fall weather has finally arrived and that means winter is not far behind and with winter comes all those wonderful holiday events.  So, at Castle in the Country, we’ve decided to treat our guests to great food, hands-on fun along with special training from a pastry chef, and great recipes for those holiday…

Royal Eggs & Cheese

A perfectly rich and savory dish for a chilly winter morning and a favorite of our staff and guests alike. There’s lots of room to be creative with adding ingredients to this egg dish, but here we share exactly how we prepare them. Ingredients 2c Grated Cheddar Cheese 1 Small sweet red pepper ½T Dried…

Delicious Snack Recipe :: Butternut Squash Tarts & Jalapeno Honey

Castle in the Country B&B Inn- Fall Featured Recipe These appetizer-sized tarts incorporate the late-summer flavors of Jalapeno peppers and fennel with the autumn flavors of butternut squash and sage. The quinoa crust makes them gluten-free. Ingredients: Quinoa Crust: 1 C cooked quinoa 1 egg, beaten 1/4 C grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 t turmeric 1/4 t…