Northern Michigan…for breakfast

We have been enjoying wonderful northern Michigan for 15 years at our home in Lewiston.  Hold your hand up like the mitten that Michigan is and Lewiston is about at your middle finger’s knuckle.  That’s how all native Michiganders describe where they live to the uninitiated!  Our full log home has wonderful features. Great views…        A fantastic custom cabinetry kitchen with butcher-block countertops…    A great fireplace for cozy winters….    And, four fantastic Garland Resort golf courses to play on….        But, what we love most are our quiet mornings  together for breakfast. The Farmers Market  in … Continue reading Northern Michigan…for breakfast

A very merry Christmas indeed!

Christmas dinner includes some old favorites and a new winner, creamed rosemary potatoes. Begin by sweating 2 cloves of sliced garlic and a medium sweet onion in 1 stick butter. Add some snipped rosemary leaves, (a couple sprigs will do) and some herbs d’provence, salt and pepper. Next, combine 12 oz softened cream cheese and some light cream (about 1 1/4 cups) with an immersion blender, Layer 2lbs sliced potatoes with onions and garlic, then pour cream mixture over all. Top with finely grated parmesan cheese. Bake at 350 degrees for about 55 minutes or until golden and bubbly. Side … Continue reading A very merry Christmas indeed!