Entries by Ken McConnell

Candied Bacon

What’s breakfast without some bacon! If you are a bacon lover like I am, then you will love this addition to our breakfast table. Join us at Barrister’s Bed & Breakfast where there is always something special on the table!     Bacon with Brown Sugar and Cardamom Ingredients 2 lbs lean bacon, thick-sliced 3/4 cup brown […]

Pineapple Vodka Spears

Pineapple Vodka Spears Myer Farms Distillery Pineapple Vodka is the secret ingredient with this special dish. It is a favorite with our guests.  If you are at Barrister’s this morning this what you will be enjoying.   Start by slicing a whole pineapple into spears. I like using spears because they grill and look better […]

Have you tried Myer Farm Distillers Vodka?

Myer Farm Distillers is nestled in the heart of the Finger Lakes Region of New York State, amid the thriving wineries of the Cayuga Wine Trail. As a New York State Farm Distillery, they use International Certification Services certified organic grain from their own Myer Farm—one of the largest and oldest currently operating organic farms in the […]

Maplejack Liqueur is a favorite at Barrister’s

You won’t find boring food at Barrister’s Bed  and Breakfast. We discovered a Maplejack liqueur at Finger Lakes Distillery and we make a dish that we call ‘Maplejack Whipped Sweet Potatoes’. Once you try this you will be making your way to Finger Lakes Distillery to sample this great flavor all by itself. Here is the […]

Banana Nut Bread

Banana Nut Bread This is a recipe that was given to me when I first started working. An older gentleman brought in this bread that his wife had made. It was so well received by the office staff that his wife typed up recipe cards for each of the girls in the office.  I share […]

Barrister’s Baked Stuffed French Toast

                 Barrister’s Stuffed French Toast       “A simple but elegant way to make breakfast fast. Put together the night before, and bake while you’re in the shower. Serve with lots of extra maple syrup! You may also add extra raisins (or dried cranberries) if you wish.”   INGREDIENTS: 1 (1 pound) loaf cinnamon […]

Almond French Toast

Slice French or Italian bread in about 3/4 in. thick slices. One Italian loaf will serve about 6 people. Using about 2 eggs per person, mix eggs, a little milk, about a teaspoon of sugar, a teaspoon of vanilla and 1/2 teaspoon of almond extract in a large bowl. Dip bread in egg mixture and […]

Baked Pears on a Cloud

Ingredients: 4 pears, peeled, halved and cored 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon Americana Wine Jelly 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg Honey 1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries Directions: Preheat oven to 350º Spray baking dish with cooking spray Fill core of pear with Wine Jelly Place pear halves in the baking dish, sprinkle with spices. Drizzle with honey Bake […]

Ham & Cheese Roulade

Egg Roll (Roulade) 6 egg yolks, beaten 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter ½ cup all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon white pepper 2 cups milk 6 egg whites with ¼ teaspoon cream of tarter, beaten to stiff peaks Filling: 6 ounces thinly sliced ham 6 ounces thinly sliced provolone or Swiss cheese An elegant gourmet breakfast. Preheat […]

Oatmeal Pudding

Oatmeal Pudding Serves 4 Active Time: 20 min. Total Time: 2 hours 20 min. . Note: can be made ahead and stored in refrigerator until ready to microwave. 1-1/2 cups old fashioned oats 2-1/2 cups water 1/4 tsp salt (optional) about 1/3 c. your choice of dried fruit (raisins, cherries, cranberries, etc.) 2 cups cooked […]