Farmers' Guest House
September 30th, 2014

Apple Pot Pie

Apple Pot Pie
Fall is in the air and it’s time for some new fall recipes!
Apple Pot Pie was inspired by a Facebook post my sister sent me.  This is a simple but lovely dish.  Use your favorite apple pie recipe.  Divide the filling among the ramekins.  Use a biscuit cutter and a small cookie cutter to cut the top crusts which can be made from your own pie crust recipe. I use a leaf cutter from a pie crust decorator set I purchased at The Grateful Gourmet, one of the many specialty stores a short walk from the inn on Main Street.
Apple Pot Pie Tools
Brush the crust with beaten egg and sprinkle with decorators sugar.  Bake for about 35 minutes [...]

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January 6th, 2014

Resolve to eat better in 2014

Some of the most exciting adventures you want to enjoy while traveling are new culinary experiences. As you look forward to 2014 and planning your getaway to a Galena bed and breakfast, keep that in mind. Want to really be able to keep your New Year’s Resolution for 2014? It’s simple, just resolve to eat better in 2014.
At Farmers Guest House, guests receive a full new country breakfast each morning and also get to enjoy our renowned WineTime™ each evening.
Enjoy such specialties as… well, we’ve decided to let our images tell the story. Looking forward to welcoming you to Farmers Guest House [...]

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May 30th, 2013

It’s All About the Passion

We are very appreciative off all our guests who take time to write reviews about their stay with us. 2 recent guests have recognized the passion we have for the bed and breakfast industry and our own Farmers Guest House. If you have stayed with us at Farmers Guest House, we hope that you agree with our guests and that we provide you with a private escape from your daily routine. We aim to provide you with a country elegant escape at Farmers Guest House and hope that your getaway remains with you long after you leave.
“Recent Stay”
“Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.”
Passion is something that people just have, and that emotion is very difficult to [...]

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February 12th, 2013

Country Breakfast Redefined

Farmers Guest House is redefining what Country Breakfast really means to the bed and breakfast experience. Farmers Guest House is widely-recognized as the best bed and breakfast in Galena. You won’t find any tacky tchotchkes, bad floral wallpaper, or store-bought muffins here. Each morning, innkeepers Susan and Don Steffan are up early, creating country breakfasts that you’ll remember long after your Galena getaway is over.
Susan oversees the kitchen, and Don oversees what Susan is creating in the kitchen. They are the perfect hosts for your weekend getaway to Galena. Farmers Guest House is a beautiful bed and breakfast with modern amenities and fantastic food, sourced locally whenever possible. In addition to their famous poached eggs nested in corned beef hash, [...]

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November 12th, 2012

Ski at Chestnut Mountain Galena

When planning your winter getaway to Chestnut Mountain in Galena, IL, you’ll want to make your reservations at Farmers Guest House, the best bed and breakfast in Galena.
Chestnut Mountain Galena is nestled in the bluffs above the Mississippi River. Chestnut Galena is a spot where winter looks just about perfect. There is no better place to enjoy a weekend of skiing in IL than at Chestnut Mountain Galena.
Farmers Guest House is the perfect alternative to the hotels in Galena for your ski getaway. Widely recognized as the best bed and breakfast in Galena IL, Farmers Guest House provides guests with an experience of country elegance in a romantic bed and breakfast setting.
Farmers Guest House is walking distance to the historic [...]

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