Orange Virginia Bed and Breakfast Voted best B&B for a Wine Weekend by readers of VIrginia Wine Lovers

Inn on Poplar Hill

278 Caroline Street Orange, VA 22960 540-672-6840


Well behaved, supervised children are welcome. We have a large selection of games and other distractions to keep them busy. We do ask that you let us know in advance if you plan on bringing young ones with you. The Magnolia room is the best choice for a family room. It has a King Bed and a matching twin with a hidden trundle bed. We charge $25 per night for each additional guest. Please note, unsupervised children will be given a cookie and a free kitten.

Blueberry Cheesecake Danish Recipe

I am a big fan of breakfast pastries that can be prepared the night before and given a slow rise in the fridge overnight.  Then I can get a few extra hours of sleep, wake an pop the danish recipe in the oven in the morning for a fresh baked treat!  This BlueBerry Cheesecake danish Recipe is […]

Overnight Blackberry Waffles

Our famous Waffle Recipe
Make this wonderful waffles  batter the night before and in the morning just plug in the waffle iron, fold in the eggs, baking soda and blackberries. Your guests will not be disappointed.  During the summer months when our wild blackberries are ready for picking returning guests often request these special waffle’s.
Waffles Ingredients

Gluten Free Lemon Berry Soufflé Recipe

Gluten Free Lemon Berry Soufflé Recipe
This lemon berry soufflé can also be made with regular flour, but since we have at least one gluten free guest each weekend I have been adapting my old favorites to accommodate our Gluten friend.  I  use  Namaste Gluten free Perfect flour blend.  It is a combination of Sweet brown […]

Blue Ribbon Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
This is the chocolate chip cookie recipe I used to win the blue ribbon at the Orange County Fair. I usually make the dough ahead of time and keep try to keep it in the fridge prior to baking. I think the cookies bake up nicer if the dough is cold. And of […]

Peach Bourbon French Toast

This is a great french toast recipe to take advantage of the fresh local peaches
We have several pick your own peach orchards in the area.  Carter Mountain and Grelen Nursery.  Both offer excellent views of the blue ridge mountains.


7 large eggs
2 tablespoons brown sugar
¼ teaspoon salt
1 cup ½ & ½ cream
¼ cup white peach puree
1 teaspoon bourbon
8 […]

Chocolate Cheesecake Cupcakes

Looking for a special treat perfect to showcase freshly picked summer berries?  These always get top reviews from guests.
This recipe makes 12 average sized cupcakes.  You can also make these in a mini or maxy size, just adjust the baking time accordingly.  If fresh berries are not in season substitute a tablespoon of berry preserves […]

Corn Fritters


½ cup cornmeal
½ cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon old bay seasoning
½ teaspoon baking powder
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
½ cup buttermilk, well shaken
1 large egg
1 tablespoons avocado oil
1 tablespoon butter
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
3 green onions, thinly sliced
1 ½ cups corn kernels (if using frozen, thaw)
2 tablespoons canola oil, for frying


1. Whisk together the cornmeal, flour, […]

Spinach Artichoke Egg Pie – Gluten Free Recipe

This is one of our most requested recipes.  I hope you enjoy it as much as our guests.

Shred 5 or 6 medium potatoes with the medium blade on the food processor
Rinse the shredded potatoes and squeeze them dry.  Really get all the water out..  I use paper towels. Sprinkle with salt to taste.
Line the bottom […]

Mini Dukan Friendly Cheesecake Recipe – Gluten Free

In late April after being inspired by one of our guests, I started the Dukan diet.  In the past I have always done best on a low carb no sugar based diet. I have to admit this can be difficult sticking to this type restrictive diet as an Innkeeper who tries to always keep the […]

Gluten Free Chocolate Covered Peanut Cookies

Gluten Free Chocolate Covered Peanut Cookies

1 package Gluten Free Pantry Decadent chocolate cake mix
½ cup butter flavored Crisco
¼ cup soft butter
2 eggs
1/3 cup peanut butter
¾ cup white sugar
½ cup unsalted peanuts

Cream the Crisco, butter, peanut butter, eggs and sugar together. Stir in the cake mix. Until well blended. Fold in the peanuts.
Chill batter
Drop on lined […]