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Josh Fox visits Watkins Glen and Sunrise Landing

Thanks to grassroots coordinator Lee Ziesche,  and local organizer Leala Farnsworth, Oscar-Nominated and Emmy-Winning filmmaker and activist, Josh Fox,  brought his tour to The Glen Theater in Watkins Glen on Monday, March 2nd. The Solutions Grassroots Tour, "A Solar Home Companion" looks at the impacts of fossil fuel development and provides an alternate vision of sustainability for  the future.  As the title implies, Solar Home Companion is an old fashioned variety show lightly modeled on Garrison Keillor's  Prairie Home Companion.  Using music, stories, and  film sequences, it provides a vision and strategy for developing renewable energy ...

Innkeepers Visit Glenora for Tasting and Tour

While Sunrise Landing is closed for "Inn Keeper renewal and Inn refurbishment", we take every opportunity to visit some of the exciting spots we recommend to our guests the rest of the year. Last Sunday, along with long-time  friends from Rochester, Casey and Mary Ellen Lopata, we had two special treats at Glenora Wine Cellars. We had read about their concrete egg tanks for fermenting wine and were eager to see them. The staff warmly greeted us as always and were happy to give us a mini tour before our Chocolate and Wine tasting. Breanna took us down into the wine cellar. We passed through the room containing the familiar huge stainless steel vats ...

Sunrise Landing- Alberta’s Cream Cheese Spread

Be sure to visit Sunrise Landing Bed and Breakfast, our main site, to learn more about our relaxing Bed and Breakfast on beautiful Seneca Lake, and to make reservations to stay with us. Alberta's Cream Cheese Spread Recipe contributed by Sally Sessler (Bob's sister), original recipe from "Heloise" 8 oz. cream cheese softened 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 cup chopped or sliced green (salad) olives 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1-2 tbsp. olive liquid if needed Mix and let stand overnight in fridge. Let warm up a little before serving with crackers or bread.

Poached Pears in Chambord

This is a favorite breakfast starter at Sunrise Landing, but works as a light dessert, as well. 4 large pears, peeled, cut in half and cored 4 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons Chambord (raspberry liquor) 4 tablespoons white wine 2 tablespoons blueberries 2 tablespoons raspberries cheddar, bleu, or feta cheese. Place the pears cored side up in glass baking dish. Mix sugar, cinnamon, Chambord and wine and pour over the pears. Divide berries among pears. Cover and microwave on high for 10 minutes (adjust time depending on how ripe the pears are - the harder the pears, the longer they will need to be cooked). Serve ...

Fudge Sauce

This recipe was given to me by our daughter, Linda Deuell. It has become a favorite at Sunrise Landing Recipe. Ingredients: 5 Squares unsweetened chocolate (I use Ghirardelli - and you can use part semi-sweet if you like your sauce sweeter) 1/2 cup butter 1 can evaporated milk 3 cups confectioner's sugar 1 1/4 teaspoon vanilla Melt chocolate and butter - remove from heat. Add sugar and milk alternately. Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook and stir approximately three minutes till thick and creamy. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Serve warm

Sunrise Landing Date Nut Bread Recipe

Date Nut Bread This recipe is an original family favorite. It was given to Barb by Bob's Aunt Kate (Easter) when Bob and Barb were first married. It is a regular at all of the households in the Schiesser extended family at Christmas. It can be made without nuts for those who have nut allergies, and it is still rich and delicious. Guests at Sunrise Landing B & B love it! Preheat oven to 350 1½ cups boiling water 1 cup chopped dates 1 egg beaten 1 ½ cups granulated sugar 2 ¼ cups sifted flour ¼ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup chopped walnuts 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 tablespoon melted shortening or oil 1 teaspoon ...

A Favorite Sunrise Landing Recipe

Banana Pecan Bread 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup sugar 1 stick butter 3 ripe bananas, mashed 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon orange zest ¾ cup pecans, toasted and chopped ¼ cup orange juice Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and mashed bananas – beat till foamy. Add flour, baking soda, salt, vanilla, orange juice and orange zest. Stir in pecans. Bake in large greased loaf pan at 350 degrees for one hour, or until inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes and remove from pan. (I have varied this recipe using (1 teaspoon) cinnamon, and walnuts, instead of orange zest and pecans. ...

Cinnamon Buttermilk Muffins

I don't usually post recipes found in published cookbooks, unless I significantly alter or modify them. I am making an exception for this one, originally found on pages 20 & 21 of the Williams-Sonoma "Muffins" Book (a fabulous book), as guests have repeatedly asked for it. I have slightly altered the directions & ingredients from the original. For the muffins: 7 tablespoons unsalted butter at room temperature 2/3 cup sugar 1 large egg 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract For the topping...

Sunrise Landing Mini Chocolate Chip Scones

2 cups all purpose flour 2 tablespoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda scant teaspoon salt 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup cold unsalted butter (1/2 stick) 1 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips Measure flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and sugar into mixing bowl, and stir thoroughly. Cut butter into small chunks and cut into dry ingredients with a pastry cutter or knife until mixture is coarse and granular in texture. Add chocolate chips and mix. Measure the milk and add flavoring to the milk. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add liquid all at once. Mix just until thoroughly ...

Scones

2 cups all purpose flour 2 tablespoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda scant teaspoon salt 1/3 cup sugar 6 oz. cold, unsalted butter (3/4 stick) 1 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips Measure flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and sugar into mixing bowl, and stir thoroughly. Cut butter into small chunks and cut into dry ingredients with a pastry cutter or knife until mixture is coarse and granular in texture. Add chocolate chips and mix. Measure the milk and add flavoring to the milk. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add liquid all at once. Mix just until thoroughly ...