Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


THE BLOG

By Mary Pellegrini

Beer is serious business in the Gorge.  So serious that 13 Breweries in the Columbia River Gorge have united to create Breweries in the Gorge.  Ask us for a Passport, or download the app, and spend a couple days exploring them all. Parkdale Oregon’s own small craft Brewery Solera Brewery is a small brewery located in …

Pristine Apple Sauce

By Mary Pellegrini

Kiyokawa Family Orchards picked the first apples of the season this week. They posted that the Pristine apples are great for fresh eating, baking, and applesauce!  I had yet to make applesauce in the Ninja Foodi so I decided to give it a go. Pristine Apple Sauce Recipe 10# Pristine apples peeled, cored and cut …

By Mary Pellegrini

So the song goes and so is life here in the Hood River Valley during the summer months.  Our guests at the Old Parkdale Inn can choose to relax in the gardens with a good book and a favorite beverage and do little to nothing at all.  Or they can choose to get out and about, explore the …

By Mary Pellegrini

Lavender Blueberry Sorbet is a palette cleansing first course at the Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast, a dish produced from an explosion of Blueberries and Lavender in Oregon’s Hood River Valley. Ingredients: Serves 2. 2 ripe frozen bananas 1 cup frozen blueberries ¼ cup lite coconut milk 2 tsp dried lavender Directions: 1. Peel …

Clafoulis

By Mary Pellegrini

Clafoutis: Maybe it was the name, sounded very complex and intricate, but I put off attempting this dish. Now that I’ve tried it and realized how simple it is, I bake at least 3 or 4 a week for guests at the Old Parkdale Inn, especially during the Hood River Valley Cherry Harvest season. Clafoutis …

By Mary Pellegrini

At the Old Parkdale Inn we take great pride in providing you with a hearty breakfast to start your day. We serve up the bounty of the Hood River Valley and the Columbia River Gorge. We focus our breakfasts around what is being harvested in the Valley Spring ~ Berries Summer ~ Cherries, Peaches and …