Garden-Fresh Meals & A Sensational Spinach Salad Recipe

Vegetables fresh from the garden

Did you know our seasonal dishes use freshly harvested produce from our on-site garden? We always create our menu items from scratch using the finest possible ingredients. But right now, our mouthwatering farm-to-table meals are overflowing with crisp spinach and asparagus from our latest harvest. Dishes featuring garden-fresh lettuces, berries, peas, tomatoes, green beans, okra,… Read The Full Story

Lunch Club & A Killer Italian Bean Soup Recipe

Italian bean soup

Have you heard the news? We’re now open for lunch on Thursdays! Savory sandwiches and soups made from scratch all with fresh ingredients from our gardens. Plan a special lunch date or escape a little early for a weekend getaway and treat yourself to some home-style cooking. Head over to our dining page to learn… Read The Full Story

Cooking & Fun at Cedar Crest Lodge

My name is Laura and I love food. There, I’ve said typed it for all the world to read. For as long as I can remember, food has been an integral part of my life. When I was young, I would climb up on a chair and remove my Mom’s “The New Good Housekeeping Cookbook”… Read The Full Story

Fall Bounty

Vegetables form the garden

Gardening seems to be such a temperamental beast.  Even when utilizing the same methods year after year, each season will turn out differently.  In our part of the country we have had more rain than normal (usually a good thing for growers); however, the excess moisture has our okra plants floating and our tomatoes cracking.… Read The Full Story

Breakfast for Dinner at Cedar Crest Lodge

Crab Cakes Benedict at Kansas B&B

Guests seek out bed and breakfast accommodations for many reasons: personal attention, intimacy of the location, or perhaps a rich history with unique rooms. And, of course, the breakfast! We realize that breakfast plays a very integral part of the bed and breakfast experience and would love to announce our NEW Breakfast for Dinner Option!… Read The Full Story

Dinners Open to the Public

Pasta dinner at our Kansas B&B

One of the comments we hear most often is how wonderful our food is at Cedar Crest Lodge.  Why not? – Much of our produce is grown on-site, organically.  We then utilize our harvest throughout the year as much as we can.  We LOVE food and want to make sure our guests are getting an… Read The Full Story

Our Citrus-Berry Breakfast Pizza Lands a Spot in the Sweet 16! logo

We are both proud and excited to announce that our Citrus-Berry Breakfast Pizza recipe has been selected by as one of 16 finalists in their 2016 Breakfast Tournament.  Over 100 entries were submitted and for the second year in a row . . . here we are!  “The Sweet 16 were “judged on uniqueness,… Read The Full Story

Garden Fresh Meals

Chef slicing fresh tomatoes

The Freshest Produce Right Outside our Door Come on, who doesn’t enjoy a fresh, ripe tomato picked right off the vine that day?!  How about taking the memory of that flavor and beefing it up with ribbons of fragrant basil, a light drizzle of olive oil and balsamic vinegar along with fresh ground salt and… Read The Full Story

Menu Update for a Healthier 2013

Veggies on the cutting board

In July of last year our blog was about catering to various food allergy and dietary needs.  As I wrote at that time, we would be happy to work around any special dietary requirements our guests need.  The more advanced notice we have, the better. As I sit here now and contemplate my own dietary… Read The Full Story