20 Jul, 2017


Coconut Macaroon Pancakes! Doesn't that sound really good? Here is the recipe for this delicious breakfast. These just happen to be low-carb, high-protein, dairy-free and gluten-free. Coconut Macaroon Pancakes Yield: 12 large cakes The Recipe 1 14 oz can coconut milk 2 Tablespoons raw honey 3 cups unsweetened coconut 1/4 cup flour (all-purpose, rice flour or oat flour all work well) 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt 2 teaspoons baking powder (Make sure your baking powder is fresh. I like to make my own by mixing 1 T. baking soda with 2 T. cream of tartar.) 1 teaspoon vanilla …

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28 Jun, 2017


Being an Innkeeper here at the Rosemont Inn allows me to to do many things I enjoy all at the same time. I love gardening and plants of every variety, but no plant is as useful and forgiving as an herb. Even if you think you have a black thumb, you can grow herbs successfully in only a tiny space. Our herbs here at the Rosemont Inn are growing in a small corner outside our back kitchen door. It is a mostly shady/partly sunny space that is too wet in Winter and Spring and too dry in Summer and …

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04 Jun, 2017


She said yes! Brendon and Rachel recently got engaged right here in the Chantilly room. They arrived on Friday night and settled into their room. On Saturday, they enjoyed breakfast in our dining room and then went out to visit the Red Pandas at the Utica Zoo. It was so much fun to get the room ready for the big surprise. Rose-petal turn down, a sparkling beverage and Sweet Escapes chocolates made the event extra special. Hidden cameras provided by Brendon captured the surprise proposal. He sent us everything he wanted to have in the room ahead of time and …

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14 Mar, 2017


Victorian Rose Brunch 4 courses Fruit Cardamom Poached Pears Maple Baked apples Pineapple with Mint Strawberry banana parfait Maple Hill Creamery Yogurt and Inn made Granola Maple Hill Creamery yogurt: vanilla, lemon, maple, orange cream, or plain. Inn made granola: Almond orange, lemon cashew, maple walnut or original. Handcrafted Pastry Cherry turnovers Hot strawberry duff Whole Wheat Lemon blueberry muffin Puff pastry apple rose pastry Entrée Asparagus Frittata Whole Wheat Waffles (gluten free available) with fruit syrup bacon or sausage. Pizza Rustica -prosciutto, salami, ricotta, and italian cheeses wrapped in a flaky crust Sides Cream biscuits Sourdough toast Sage roasted …

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23 Feb, 2017


In our attempt to hike/walk all the trails around Utica we are slowly moving through the list. Yesterday, it was the West Canada Trails. The day was a balmy 60 degrees Fahrenheit with a beautiful blue, sunny sky. Being active women, Grace and I wanted to get out and enjoy the weather. These well groomed trail made for an easy, refreshing walk through a wooded area and along the creek. Not to far along the trail, there is a nice opening in the treas equipped with a fire pit, picnic tables, and grill. During the summer it would be …

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