Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


THE BLOG

By Mary Pellegrini

Today is Pi Day How about celebrating with an Apple Pie Cookies? We put a little spin on the classic apple pie and the results were amazing. For quicker, easier assembly I used refrigerated pie crusts Apple Pie Cookies from the Old Parkdale Inn 6 green apples 1 package refrigerated pie crust (2 crusts) 5 …

By Mary Pellegrini

Today is National Blueberry Pancake Day.  But who wants blueberry pancakes just once a year?  Here at the Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast we serve up hot-off-the-griddle blueberry pancakes often throughout the year. The Hood River Valley has acres and acres of Blueberry Farms scattered among the Pear, Cherry and Apple orchards.  Harvest begins usually around the first of …

Baked Spiced Oatmeal

By Mary Pellegrini

National Oatmeal Month – January 2022 Oatmeal is the famed breakfast cereal believed to have been discovered in the British Isles. There are many ways to eat oatmeal. Oatmeal provides a quick way to get the nutrients you need. Mix in fruits and honey or add nuts, and other grains such as, almonds and quinoa. …

panna cotte

By Mary Pellegrini

Pumpkin Panna Cotta with Caramelized Pears The Pumpkin Panna Cotta with Caramelized Pears has become a favorite at the Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast‘s winter, breakfast table Pumpkin Panna Cotta 1 1/2 Cups Half & Half 2 to 3 Tablespoons Maple Syrup 3/4 Cup Pumpkin Puree 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon 1/4 Teaspoon Nutmeg 1 Package (1/4 Ounce) Gelatin …

By Mary Pellegrini

Extraordinary pancakes are a thing at the Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast and we serve them up hot-off-the-griddle often throughout the year. Not just on National Pancake Day. Not just your ordinary pancakes but extraordinary pancakes! We like to mix it up. The Hood River Valley has acres and acres of Blueberry Farms scattered …

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 …