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Best of Hershey – The Hershey Story

Rain or Shine, Hot or Cold there’s always something to do in Hershey. If the weather changes your plans, the Hershey Story is one of our favorite alternatives… but don’t wait for bad weather to enjoy this amazing place. This beautiful state of the art facility tells Milton Hershey’s inspiring journey from adversity to success…

Recipe of the week – Five Spice Carrot Cake

This week we are mixing things up and featuring a guest blogger’s recipe! My friend Kelly, who also writes a great recipe blog, just shared this terrific recipe with us that puts a fresh twist on the timeless carrot cake. Baked as cupcakes, they make a wonderful spring treat! 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (or…

Recipe of the week – Hummingbird Nests

The birds are back and chirping all over the farm. It made us go hunting for this old recipe. It maybe our shortest recipe yet but it’s so much fun to make with kids… and it’s just in time for Easter What you’ll need 1 cup milk chocolate chips 1 cup shredded coconut Jelly bean…

Recipe of the Week – Banana Praline Muffins

These moist muffins are a hit with guests every time we serve them. In response to many requests, here is the recipe (from page 40 of the inn’s cookbook) Ingredients: 3 Tbl. dark brown sugar 1 Tbl sour cream  ½ cup broken walnuts or pecans 3 ripe bananas 1 egg ½ cup sugar ¼ cup…

Best of Hershey – Gluten Free

Eating Gluten Free can sometimes be a challenge… but not at The Inn at Westwynd Farm or in Hershey. Just let us know your food restrictions or preferences ahead of time and we will have delicious treats waiting for you when you arrive, and some great breakfast dishes too. Gluten free, egg free, dairy intolerant, vegetarian…

Best of Hershey — The Hershey Theatre

Best of Hershey – The Hershey Theatre The Hershey Theatre is close to the top of our list of favorite things to do in Hershey. Completed in 1933, this jewel of a performance space has the opulent feel of a beautiful early 20th century theatre. Although it seats over 1,900, it feels quite intimate and…

Recipe of the Week :: Beer Bacon Soup

 Recipe of the Week  – Bacon Beer Cheese Soup with Chicken It’s been so cold here that all I want is soup for supper. It seems to be the one thing that warms me through and through. Here’s a different, but easy, recipe that men love. It’s a great first course or  add salad and…

Recipe of the Week – Sacher Torte

Recipe of the Week – Sacher Torte This recipe is a quite special treat, worth every bit of the work. We are just back from an amazing trip to Austria with our grandson Nicholas. The trip was wonderful including beautiful scenery, lots of music, skiing even curling and fabulous food especially desserts. The original Sacher…

The Best of Hershey : Lancaster County’s Mud Sales

There’s so much that’s unique in Hershey and our Central Pennsylvania Region but sometimes these special experiences get missed in the excitement about Hershey Park and all that chocolate. This year we’re on a bit of a mission to let you know about some of our favorite attractions in Hershey, PA Mud Sales are great…

Recipe of the Week – Tandy Cake Recipe

My guilty indulgence is Tandy Cakes. One bite and I’m a happy 10 year old. It’s easy to capture that same memorable flavor at home with this quick recipe. 4 eggs 2 c. sugar 1 c. milk 1/4 tsp. vanilla 2 c. flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1 c. peanut butter or more 8 oz.…