Farmers' Guest House
October 31st, 2012

Apple Pie French Toast

It’s Apple time!  This beautiful breakfast treat tastes just like Apple Pie – but with less sugar – and makes a great alternative to regular French Toast.
12 large eggs
1 1/2 c half & half
1/4 c sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
12 slices of Texas toast
6 tart apples cored and thinly sliced
1/2 c apple cider
1/2 tsp cinnamon
Butter a 9×13 pan.  In a large bowl mix the eggs, half & half, sugar and cinnamon.  Dip the 12 slices of Texas toast in the egg mixture and place in the 9×13 with six on the bottom and then another six atop those.  Pour the remaining egg mixture over the bread and allow to set for at least 1 hour or refrigerate over night.  Place pan in a preheated 350 [...]

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October 17th, 2012

What Our Guests are Saying

As many of you know, Farmers Guest House recently hosted an engaging leadership retreat for Project Linus. The leadership and management from Project Linus engaged in several team building exercises while meeting at Farmers Guest House. Their Galena executive retreat was recently reported on in their newsletter. Below is their recap of their time at Farmers Guest House. You can check out the Project Linus newsletter and learn more about this amazing organization at:
I can’t think of a better way to spend a few days than gathered together with 7 of my closest friends at a beautiful bed and breakfast. To make it even better, our stay was all about Project Linus, and making blankets. In mid September, just as [...]

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October 5th, 2012

Baked Blueberry French Toast


Baked Blueberry French Toast- a sweet, fruity start to your morning!
12 eggs
2 ½ cups whole milk
½ cup maple syrup
1/3 cup sugar
1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon salt
1 Tablespoon grated orange or lemon peel
1 Tablespoon vanilla
12 slices Texas Toast cut in 1” cubes
2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
Preheat oven to 350˚F.  Butter a 9×13 inch baking dish and set aside.  In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs, milk, maple syrup, sugar, cinnamon, salt, orange peel and vanilla.   Stir in bread and berries.  Pour into the baking dish.  Bake for 50 – 60 minutes until center is set.  Let stand for 10 minutes.  Cut into serving pieces, plate, dust with powdered sugar or a dollop of whipped cream, garnish with orange slices, and [...]

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