Farmers' Guest House
April 23rd, 2013

Blueberry Lemon Ricotta Crepes

Why settle?
When you want to escape it all and take a much deserved break there is no need to settle for dusty old inns and ho-hum breakfasts. At Farmers Guest House, recognized as the best of the bed and breakfasts in Galena Illinois, you’ll stay in a country elegant atmosphere and indulge on exquisitely prepared, new country breakfast cuisine such as Susan’s famous Blueberry Lemon Ricotta Crepes.
Check out this recipe, and settle for nothing but the best when you plan your Galena getaway.
Blueberry Lemon Ricotta Crepes with Blueberry Sauce
Basic crepes
2 c flour
¼ c sugar
½ t salt
2 c whole milk
2 large eggs
2 T butter melted
1 t pure vanilla extract
Sift the dry ingredients into a bowl.  Blend the wet ingredients in a separate [...]

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April 20th, 2013

A Lovely Walk to Downtown Galena

 Galena is known for its many wonderfully scenic walks, and right now the walk to town right from outside the front door of Farmers Guest House is one of the most is most beautiful. Soak in the floral explosion you’ll see on the short walk to Galena’s  historic Main Street. Everywhere you turn, you’ll see our streets and historic homes lined with daffodils, tulips and hyacinth,  making for a beautiful 5 minute stroll on to Main Street – a top 10 historic Main Street in America.
Farmers Guest House is the “no-brainer” Galena lodging choice. From our country elegant decor, to our one-of-a-kind new country breakfasts, it’s easy to see why Farmers Guest House is continually recognized as the best and most [...]

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April 19th, 2013

Blueberry Muffins

This is such an easy yet delicious recipe for an all-time favorite.
1/3 c vegetable oil
1 egg
1/3 c milk
1 1/2 c flour
3/4 c sugar
1/2 t salt
2 t baking powder
1 c blueberries – fresh or frozen
1/2 c sugar
1/3 c flour
1/4 c butter, softened
1 1/2 t cinnamon
Preheat oven to 400 and grease a muffin pan.  Beat oil, eg and milk with a fork in a large bowl.  Measure dry ingredients into bowl without stirring until all dry ingredients are added, then mix just until blended.  Gently fold in blueberries being careful to not break the fruit.  Using an ice cream scoop, put batter into muffin cups about 2/3 full.  Mis the last four ingredients with a fork and crumble topping over muffins.  Bake for 20 [...]

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April 10th, 2013

Stuffed Puffs

Stuffed Puff Pastry
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, especially at Farmers Guest House.  Today guests enjoyed warm papaya and kiwi muffins and puff pastry shells filled with a tasty garden scramble – all fresh baked and served with a side of fresh fruit, juice and locally roasted coffee.  What a great start to a lovely [...]

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