Recipes Archives - Bayfront Marin House
Bayfront Marin House
St. Augustine, Florida

Vegan Breakfast: Soaked Pumpkin Oatmeal

At the beginning of August, I spent a few weeks in Delaware with my mother as she was recovering from surgery. A couple of things you should know about my mother: one, she has always been an excellent cook and baker; and two, in the past few years she has gotten very involved in the … Read More

Decadent Breakfast: Eggs Benedict Strata Recipe

Eggs benedict taste like vacation, don’t they? Maybe it’s just me, but vacation is the only time I order eggs benedict. With apologies to the layer farmers that I grew up with, eggs may be healthy–but bathe those babies in creamy, buttery hollandaise sauce and you’re probably not talking about diet friendly fare. It’s not … Read More

Bed and Breakfast Holiday Recipe: Cape May Strata

The holidays were especially gratifying this year in St. Augustine. After all, Hurricane Matthew was only a few weeks ago, and it seemed as if all of the business owners, residents, and even visitors wanted to give the celebration their all. Trolleys were full of people singing Christmas carols, with lots of laughing and holiday … Read More

Scary Good Desserts at Bayfront Marin House

Happy Halloween from St Augustine! Scary Good Desserts

If you were staying with us last night, you got a chance to see one of the best Halloween dessert spreads ever seen at our bed and breakfast! Donna truly outdid herself this year, making a simply beautiful Haunted Forest cake, spooky witches’ fingers, spider cookies, and Mike’s favorite, soylent green cupcakes. There were audible … Read More

Shoofly Muffins at Bayfront Marin House

Bed and Breakfast Comfort Food Recipe: Shoofly Muffins

They call it comfort food–that particular brand of food that you equate with your childhood, that you picture when you think about your happiest memories, and that you crave when needing to find some solace. I may live in St. Augustine, but for me, comfort food is almost always Pennsylvania Dutch–a bowl of potpie with fat … Read More

Friday is Now PIE Day in St. Augustine!

One of the best things about living in the south is that we get to enjoy local fruit and vegetables earlier than most folks in other parts of the country. Heck, we had fresh strawberries from Plant City this year, while our friends and family in Baltimore were anticipating snow! As much as we love … Read More

Plan A St. Augustine Cinco de Mayo Party–With Our Famous Sangria!

Want to host a Cinco de Mayo party that will have your guests talking the rest of the year? The owners of the Bayfront Marin House, an award-winning historic inn in St. Augustine Florida, have suggestions for a party that will have guests laughing, dancing, and having fun like there’s no manana. “Cinco de Mayo … Read More

Snickerdoodle Sunday!

Mary is making a time consuming happy hour (hot ham and cheese roll ups, hot spinach dip, and a garlic cheese ball), so she’s opted for an easy dessert today–her famous “Don’t Tell Busy Day Cookies”. Just in case you have a busy day yourself sometime, here’s the recipe. But you have to promise not … Read More

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Marin Sangria!

People love our sangria every day, but it seems especially appropriate on Cinco de Mayo. If you can’t be with us today, here’s a link to the recipes so that you can make your own at home. Ole!!  

Happy New Year: Making Lemonade out of Lemons

What’s your resolution this year? Mine is to look for the good in everything–even when it seems negative. I had a little dose of that in 2012. When we had a fire in June, our first thought was not particularly positive. But after the reality set in, and we realized that renovations were going to … Read More