Archives of #dessert

Pawpaw Season

A fruit largely forgotten but extremely delicious, the pawpaw was eaten for hundreds of years by the Native Americans, before the colonists arrived. Pawpaw is indigenous to eastern parts of the United States, including the Mid-Atlantic region, the more northern parts of the South, and west into Missouri, Kansas, and Arkansas. It is a hard […]

Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry season is upon us! And to many Pennsylvanians, that means strawberry shortcake — one of my favorite treats growing up.  A British import to the New World, strawberry shortcake recipes go back hundreds of years in the United Kingdom and not just with strawberries, countless other fruits and berries were made into shortcakes, including […]
Saturday & Sunday Tea at Elwood

Beginning October 24, Elwood will host tea service on Saturdays and Sundays. Two separate seating times will be available at 11 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.

We’ll feature a selection of teas from local providers, Premium Steap and Oma Herbal Teas. Along with tea, we’ll also be serving an assortment of snacks and bites, including Pennsylvania Dutch-inspired specialties like scrapple, snickerdoodle, shoofly cake, and datch (Pennsylvania Dutch quickbread).