Bloomsbury Light Bread

Light Bread At Bloomsbury we hang onto many old terms such as light bread.  When I was growing up in the Lemay household, light bread usually referred to a loaf

Canning Competition: Jam-Off at Bloomsbury

It is canning season and everyone loves a canning competition.  The seventh Bloomsbury Jam-Off is Sunday, 22 September 2019!  Yes, Jam-Off (amateur jam canning competition).  More importantly, you do not need to be

Breakfast at the Bloomsbury

Breakfast at the Bloomsbury is always a favorite. Back in the 1850’s, Mary Boykin Chesnut ate breakfast at the Bloomsbury in Camden South Carolina. Before the civil war a breakfast

Breakfast Tart: Caramelized Onion

Recently on social media, I asked for some ideas for new breakfast entrees to use at Bloomsbury Inn.  A great friend suggested onion tarts.  I began with a basic recipe. 

Breakfast Soup

Oh no, it is such a shame when we reach the end of a fruit season.  Sadly, but true, we are at the end of our local peach season.  Last week,

Jam Time

It is jam time! In a jam. Make a jam (aka jelly, preserve, conserve, jam)…The fifth Bloomsbury Jam-Off is Sunday, 17 September 2017! Yes, Jam-Off (amateur jam-off). A panel of

Fresh Strawberry Soup

It is strawberry season in South Carolina, and I have been on a strawberry kick for the past three weeks.  I have made several batches of strawberry soup.  Next week

Bloomsbury Shirred Eggs

This is an elegant and easy breakfast item. All egg lovers enjoy this special treat. We make this breakfast item per person at Bloomsbury Inn, so the measurements are dependent

Nanny’s Fried Pies

Everyone in the county and many outside knew my Grandmother Sallie Rose; some knew her cooking while others knew her quilting.  Most people called her Sallie, but to me she