Dragonfly Inn

Breakfast in Tuscany, Italian Poached Eggs, Food Gypsy

Breakfast in Tuscany, Italian Poached Eggs

April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Light, fresh and amazingly fast.  Breakfast in Tuscany or Italian Poached Eggs works on many levels – hot verses cold, creamy against a light acidic tomato bruscetta, plus the salty tang of prosciutto and earthy taste of olive...

Read More →
Vegetarian Fricco Omelette - Food Gypsy

The Fricco Omelette, A Perfect Brunch

August 30, 2013 | 2 Comments

From my days of slingin’ swanky hash at a four and a half star bed & breakfast; the Fricco Omelette was created in the middle of a frenzied service when I burnt the Tofu Scramble...

Read More →
Rhubarb Muffins - Food Gypsy

Rhubarb Muffins – The Last of the Patch

June 17, 2013 | 11 Comments

It was a slow start to spring in our little corner of the world.  As the last of the rhubarb patch goes to seed, I thought I’d take one more bite with these tasty Rhubarb...

Read More →
Magnus The Great - Food Gypsy

Lessons in Greatness from a Great Dog

June 13, 2012 | 24 Comments

Early this summer we said goodbye our much beloved bulldog, Magnus The Great. Magnus is a Latin word meaning strong, brawn, or 'great'. Never was there a dog so aptly named. A...

Read More →
Granola Breakfast Cookies - Food Gypsy

Granola Breakfast Cookies

March 28, 2012 | 7 Comments

Cookies for breakfast? Relax Mom, they're vegan, wheat-free, low sugar, low fat, Granola Breakfast Cookies. But nobody needs to know they're healthy!...

Read More →
Double Berry French Toast - Food Gypsy

Double Berry French Toast

December 30, 2011 | 1 Comments

Nothing like a belly full of warm, spicy Double Berry French Toast in the morning. In my days as an innkeeper in at the Dragonfly Inn, this was a guest favorite. Topped with...

Read More →

It's a glamorous life, this food thingy. It's all champagne and unexpected phone calls from editors at Bon Appetit magazine and offers from the Food Network and everything you cook is perfect every single...

Read More →

The first time I read the recipe that lead to the one you see here I turned my nose up and walked way. The first ingredient is ‘Raisin Bran Cereal’. Who does that? Rachel Ray...

Read More →
Fur kids, Dragonfly - Food Gypsy

The green, green grass that was home

July 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

Let it never be said that being a grown up is all fun and games. With the responsibilities we take on there come times when we must make very uncomfortable choices. ...

Read More →

In my first year as an Innkeeper I began a tradition that became a trademark in my bed & breakfast rooms – bedside cookies. While guests were out enjoying the evening, I would slip...

Read More →

This is perhaps my most frequently used recipe. It’s easy, versatile, and provided you don’t forget anything (it can happen to the best of us) they’ll be picture perfect every time....

Read More →
Cori & Fur Kids, Dragonfly Inn - Food Gypsy

I Once had a House

June 15, 2010 | 1 Comments

I once had a house… a big red house. Something simple… ten bedrooms… twelve bathrooms. Perfect… for well, just little ol’ me. ...

Read More →