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Pecan Baked French Toast

We love this baked french toast because the bread is toasted before mixing up with the egg mixture, which creates a dense, not mushy texture. Since the french toast is sweet on its own, we serve with a dollop of whipped cream and berries rather than maple syrup.

Progress… 3 Snugbugs Fall 2017 Limited Launch

Greetings snugbugs! It's a strangely sticky night for northern Minnesota and I'm trying to settle in after a long day of innkeeping, marketing clienting, sewing and a bit of plotting. I was up at 5 to get an early grab-an-go breakfast ready for guests at our B&B,...

Limited 3 Snugbugs Studios Release Coming This Fall

Hello Snugbug fillies and friends! Things are hopping around the Three Snugbugs Studios way up here in the cold north! Like the Starks, we are well aware winter is coming and have challenged ourselves to welcome it with open arms and a limited line release just in...

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Patty Brower

Patty Brower

Owner

  Hi there! I'm Patty. I'm a writer, innkeeper and maker. Read the blog for tutorials, tricks and inspiration. Visit the online shop and check out our handcrafted soaps, candles, cool finds and more. Or plan a visit to Northern Comfort, the bed and breakfast and antique shop in northern Minnesota that I run with my husband, Jeff, and our basset hound, Peppermint. Are you a business owner? I also work with indie retail and creative business owners to build beautiful social media platforms, websites and email marketing programs.

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[recipe] Northern Comfort Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

Jeff's buttermilk pancakes are one of our most popular breakfasts here at Northern Comfort B&B. I have to admit... I'm not super fond of sweet breakfasts, and hardly ever willingly eat pancakes or waffles, but I really love Jeff's recipe. They are light and fluffy...

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[recipe] Rustic Peach Tart

Summer's just around the corner and we're burning through the last of our summer fruits that we put up last fall. We shared our (beginner) method of putting up peaches last fall and this weekend I put the last bag of peaches to very good use! Some of our previous...

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Parmesan Potato Nests

Parmesan potato nests are another favorite of our guests here at the B&B. Super-easy to make, this is a great way to get a crispy potato fix that's a bit less oily than traditional hash browns and much easier to make! These are also great for serving to larger groups,...

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