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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…

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…

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…

Classical, Jazz, & Blues – Mt. Gretna Music Celebrates 40 Years

A half-hour’s drive from the Inn at Westwynd Farm, a hidden woodland treasure of Central Pennsylvania awaits exploration. Mt. Gretna and its environs abound with recreational opportunities, offering a lake, a beach, a picnic grove, a roller skating rink, miniature golf, hiking trails, a rail-trail, an environmental center, an observation tower and state game lands.…

Recipe of the Week – Cinnamon Baked Doughnuts

We haven’t posted a recipe in awhile but I had to share our latest guest favorite at the Inn. These doughnuts are simply wonderful…foolproof, delicious and easy. The house smells so good while they are baking and they taste even better. I’ve already made several promises to bake them again for returning guests. Baking spray…

Stuffed Strawberries – Delicious Dessert Recipe

  Strawberry season is here. It’s such a treat to go to our nearby farmers market and get locally grown berries for all kinds of treats and several farms offer ‘pick your own patches.’ Here’s a fun Inn at the Westwynd Farm recipe that is not only easy, but looks pretty spectacular too … and…

A Bevy of Botanical Brilliance – Hershey Gardens

A Bevy of Botanical Brilliance – Hershey Gardens You could say it’s always springtime at Hershey Gardens, home to 23 acres of breathtaking colors and delightful aromas and located just three miles from the inn. And this spring and summer, opportunities to participate in musical, educational, creative and artistic offerings for all ages are in…

Best Music, Dance, & Comedy Shows :: Hershey's Giant Center

Hershey’s Giant Center, a 10,000-seat indoor arena just minutes from our Inn, hosts world-class concerts and events all year long. The lineup for this spring and summer is no exception, with two powerhouse, chart-topping country bands among the highlights. Seven-time Grammy winner Lady Antebellum plays the Giant Center on Friday, August 14 (tickets start at…

Monkey Bread Muffins :: Delicious Breakfast Recipe

This quick little monkey bread muffins breakfast treat looks pretty, tastes wonderful and is so easy. Who could ask for more – actually, your family will be asking for more and more! Ingredients 1 tsp. apple pie spice ¼ cup sugar 1 can refrigerated grand muffins biscuits – separated. Cut each biscuit into 6 pieces ½…

Sweet and Sour Pork :: Easy Dinner Recipe

Recipe of the Week – Sweet and Sour Pork Here’s a family favorite that I’ve been making for close to 40 years. The children loved it growing up and Frank still asks for it for his birthday dinner! Ingredients: 3 Tbl. Butter 1 egg 2 Tbl. water 1 1/2 lb  boneless pork shoulder cut into…