Little Women High Tea – November 21 at 1pm. Bunbury’s Tea Room at Elk Forge Inn

Little Women at Tea Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 1pm Bunbury’s Tea Room at Elk Forge Inn   “Christmas won’t be Christmas without any presents,’ grumbled Jo, lying on the rug” A pre-Christmas Victorian Tea Party Honoring Louisa May Alcott’s beloved tale Menu: First    –  “As Christmas approached, the usual mysteries began to haunt the house..” Second   –  “Filled with a housewifely wish to see her storeroom stocked with homemade preserves she undertook to put up her own currant jelly.”   Good Wives Ch. 2 Plum Scones, Vanilla Scones and Popovers served with Jelly, Cream and Homemade Lime Curd Third  –   “Her hot cheeks cooled a trifle, and she drew a long breath as the pretty glass plates went round, and everyone looked graciously at the little rosy islands floating in a sea of cream.” Little Women Ch. 11 Strawberry Soup with Cream   –   Asparagus Salad Fourth  –  “Oh there’s corned beef and plenty of potatoes, and I shall get some asparagus and lobster ‘for a relish’ as Hannah says.” Little Women Ch. 11 Lobster Salad; Biscuits with Country Ham; Corned Beef on Potato Rounds; Falling Leaves Tea Sandwich; Apple Harvest Tea Sandwich Fifth –  “There was ice cream, actually two dishes of it, pink and white, and cake and fruit and distracting French bonbons” Little Women Ch 2 Ice Cream Pink and White; Gingerbread Cake with blanc mange; French Bonbons; Sugarplums; Shaker Lemon Tarts Farewell “Muffs”   “These turnovers were an institution, and the girls called them ‘muffs’—for they had no other and found the hot pies very comforting to their hands on cold mornings.” Little Women Ch....

August Sunflower Tea and Fall Fashion Show, August 15th, 1pm at Elk Forge Inn

August Sunflower Tea and Fall Fashion Show Saturday – August 15th 2015, 1pm Bunbury’s Tea Room at Elk Forge Inn   First – Ginger Peach Black Tea; Jasmine Green Tea; Lemon Meadow Honeybush Tisane Second – Sunflower Whole Wheat and Shoepeg Scones with Apricot Jam, Apple Butter, Sweet-spiced Cream Third – Summertime Gazpacho Soup Crudité Cups with Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing Fourth – Savories~ Marigold Curried Egg Salad; Piquant Lump Crab Balls; Lemon and Parsley Chicken; Benedictine Cucumber Tea Sandwich; Fresh Peach and Brie Tea Sandwich Sweets~ Chocolate Mouse with Raspberries, Spiced Peach Crisp with Oatmeal Coconut Topping; Lemon Blossom; Sugar Cookie Flowers Fifth – Esther’s’ Icebox Marmalade Cake $30 /pp (limited seating) A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Wayfarer’s House, a local women & children’s shelter. Bunbury’s Tea Room at Elk Forge Inn 807 Elk Mills Rd, Elkton, MD...

A Midsummer Nights’ Wine Dinner – July 17 at 7pm. Elk Forge Inn and Spa

A Midsummer Nights’ Wine Dinner Friday, July 17, 2015 at 7pm Elk Forge Inn & Spa     A woodland evening of Shakespearean delights enhanced by wine tastings from Dove Valley Winery.   Act I   “Stir up the Athenian youth to merriments; Awake the pert and nimble spirit of mirth” Theseus Oysters with Champagne Foam ~ Honeyed Figs ~ Poultry Tartlets Wine – Miss Bianca   Act II   “Thou speakest aright; I am that merry wanderer of the night.” Robin Goodfellow-Puck Manchit Bread ~ Cheshire Cheeses ~ Mushroom Pottage Wine – Merlin Merlot   Act III   “What angel wakes me from my flow’ry bed?“ Titania Herbed Salmon ~ Elizabethan Herb and Flower Salad with Honey Dressing ~ Love Apples Wine – Pinot Noir   Act IV   “Truly, a peck of provender: I could munch your good dry oats. Methinks I have a great desire to a bottle of hay: good hay, sweet hay, hath no fellow.” Bottom Tender Roast of Beef ~ Medley of Roots with Oat Lace ~ Sperage (Asparagus) Wine – Dove Valley Red   Act V   “Joy, gentle friends! Joy and fresh days of love Accompany your hearts!” Theseus Custard Pye with Chocolate Drizzle ~ Marchpane ~ Gilded Fairings ~ Strawberries and Cream Wine – Reisling   ~A Gift of Gilded Fairings as you wend your way ~ “So, good night unto you all. Give me your hands, if we be friends, And Robin shall restore amends.” Robin Goodfellow-Puck       $79 /pp (limited seating) Elk Forge Inn and Spa 807 Elk Mills Rd, Elkton, MD...

A Lady Godiva Tea – Saturday, May 16 at 1pm. Bunbury’s Tea

A Lady Godiva Tea Saturday, May 16th at 1pm Bunbury’s Tea Room at Elk Forge Inn   This Anglo-Saxon benefactress and muse left her mark at the turning of the last millennium—famous ride or no. Learn the art of Tea Tasting and Pairings as you enjoy a full tea service with an everlasting pot of tea and assortment of sweet nothings.   Menu: First – Lady Godiva Black Tea; ‘Gift of God’ White Tea; Rose Tisane Second – Dark Chocolate Scones and White Chocolate-Raspberry Scones served with Jam, Clotted Cream and Curd Third – Cotswold Broth, English Pea Salad Fourth – Savories~ Strawberry Chicken Lady Fingers; Cornish Beef Steak Pasty; Angels on Horseback; Welch Rarebit Fingers; Watercress Tea Sandwich Fifth – Sweets~ Honey Spice Tea Cake; Maids of Honor; Chocolate Hazelnut Truffles; Sticky Toffee Cookies Sixth – Lady Godiva Cake with Wine-macerated Berries   $30 /pp (limited seating) A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Wayfarer’s House, a local women & children’s shelter. Bunbury’s Tea Room at Elk Forge Inn   807 Elk Mills Rd, Elkton, MD...

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