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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…

Safe Dining Options at The Castle

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

Where to dine? That is a question on the minds of many people over this last year. With so many factors to consider, like social distancing, masks, and potential reservation limitations, finding the answer can be challenging. But we can help. There are several safe dining options in Southwest, MI. We offer a complimentary, delicious,…

Custom Designed Beach Days in Michigan

sandy path leading to the beach at sunset

One of the best things about staying at our Michigan inn is the amazing beaches close by. There are many gorgeous places within a short drive of the inn to spend a day soaking up the sun. Pair the perfect beach day with some fine dining and refreshing drinks at one of the many amazing restaurants 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…

Fall Apple-Picking in Southwest Michigan

That fresh smell of the apple orchards as you drive by with your windows down. The amazing aroma of spices and pumpkin from your kitchen. And the smooth, tart taste of apple cider after a long day raking leaves. Nothing gets any better than the fall weather in the state of Michigan. Here at Castle…

Blueberry Season in Southwest Michigan

The U-Pick Blueberry season is in full swing here in Southwest Michigan. Michigan is the number one state of highbush blueberry production. The state of Michigan, alone, creates over 100 million pounds of blueberries a year. Whether it be in our farm-fresh fruit cups, our cornmeal blueberry pancakes, or our lemon curd and blueberry stuffed…