Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


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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

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

Baked Pumpkin Donut at the Old Parkdale Inn National Donut Day is the first Friday in June. We hope you have a chance to try this delicious baked donut recipe. Or request them the next time you visit. Clean up is easier than with a fried version not to mention a bit less guilt-inducing! Baked …

By Mary Pellegrini

Blueberry Croissant French Toast served at the Old Parkdale Inn B&B, in the quiet and relaxed atmosphere of this Mt. Hood B&B. This Blueberry Croissant French Toast is a perfect breakfast entrée for both spring and summer, and super pretty when topped with fresh Oregon berries. We’ve made it with Strawberries – Strawberries and Cream. …

Lavender Cheddar Tart

By Mary Pellegrini

Rogue Creamery Cheddar Spring Tarts The Rogue Creamery, in Central Point, Oregon, is a “artisan cheese company, with people dedicated to the “sustainability and the art and tradition of making the world’s finest handmade cheese“. We’ve been ordering Rogue Creamery’s Rogue’s Mary (rosemary) and La Di Da Lavender cheddar for a few years now. It …

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