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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.

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 […]

Gluten Free Blueberry Pancakes for National Pancake week!


1 cup rice flour
3 tablespoons tapioca flour
1/3 cup potato starch
4 tablespoons dry buttermilk powder
I Tablespoon sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
2 eggs –
3 tablespoons canola oil
2 cups water
1/2 cup blueberries

*To make these vegan, substitute eggs substitute and soy milk

In a bowl, mix or sift together the rice flour, […]

Big Papa’s Homemade Scrapple

• ¾ tsp Garlic
• 2 ½ lb pork pudding meat or loose sausage
• 1 Strip of Liver
• 2 qt water or pork broth – add more water as needed
• ½ tb salt and pepper, to taste
• 3 cups cornmeal
• ¾ cup Buckwheat flour
• ¾ cup white flour
• 1 onion
• ½ Tablespoon Salt
• 1 heavy Tablespoon Pepper

Butchering yielded rich meat scraps, too flavorful to give to […]

Roasted Red Pepper Frittata

This hearty egg dish is sure to please.  You can make substitutions for the red peppers, tomatoes and cheese.  Try sautéed mushrooms, peppers, and ham.

5 medium red bliss potatoes, shredded
3 Tablespoons Onion – Diced
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
1 Tablespoon Butter
10 Eggs
1/4 cup diced roasted red peppers
1/2 cup shredded mexican cheese blend or your favorite cheese.
10 cherry tomatoes, cut […]

Eggs Benny

Our unique Italian twist on a breakfast classic.

Serves 4

8 Slices of Herbed Polenta
8 Slices of a nice Italian Ham or Procuitto
8 Poached Eggs
Fresh Basil
1/2 cup Hollandaise Sauce
1 Tablespoon Butter

While your eggs are poaching, fry the Polenta slices and ham for a few minutes on each side in the butter.

Dice the fresh basil and add to the […]

Breakfast Souffle Recipe

This healthy breakfast souffle takes a little while to prepare but is worth the effort. I have included healthy heart substitutions in the ( ). This is our most requested recipe at the Inn on Poplar Hill, I hope you enjoy it.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

1/2 Cup Oatmeal
1 Cup Milk (1 cup skim milk or […]

Triple Chocolate Biscotti

These crisp and not to sweet triple chocolate cookies make an excellent wedding favor for your guests. Packaged in cute bags, your friends and family will go home with a tasty treat to enjoy over coffee in the morning.  My Grandaughter  loves to help me make these for our guests.


1/2 cup softened butter

2/3 cup white […]