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Spring has Sprung!

  Spring has finally sprung in Stratford, after quite a few after April Fool’s Day tricks by Mother Nature.  All the snow has finally vanished,  leaving  a lovely new growth of green.  Crocus, daffodils and tulips are everywhere, and the leaf buds on the maples, oaks and willows by the river are getting ready to […]

Welcome to Mornington Rose

Welcome to Mornington Rose! It delights Murray and I that we are able to have the kind of jobs where we can combine our love of cooking,  entertaining,  glass and woodworking, and having beautiful things around us, all in one great venue. The Mornington Rose Bed and Breakfast ticks all the boxes for us here […]

Stratford Chocolate Trail – all year long !!!!

​ How much do we love chocolate? We have an entire Chocolate Trail, featuring a chocolate martini, hand-made truffles, and even chocolate honey. The Chocolate Trail is offered year-round and the passes never expire. For $35 + HST per pass,  choose six of the stops on the self-guide Tour.  Bring a friend and double  your pleasure!! […]

The Stratford Bacon and Ale Trail – all year long!

The Stratford Bacon and Ale Trail – all year long!!  “Pork AND beer? Could there BE two better things?  Answer that question personally by taking a self-guided tour of food shops and pubs on the Bacon and Ale Trail. Each pass, which sells for $35 + HST, entitles you to five stops. Vouchers do not […]

Juliet III Cruise Boat Tours

The Tour Boat, running every half hour, is a great way to spend the afternoon on the River. Come enjoy a relaxing ride down the river and discover why this has been a tradition for many years and many more to come. Paddleboats, Canoes, Kayaks And Rowboats Paddleboat not for you? How about a canoe, […]

Stratford Farmers’ Markets

Did you know that Stratford’s all-year round Farmers Market is one of the longest running in Ontario since 1855 ? Come and shop indoors and out, every Saturday from 7am- 12noon. Come visit our markets for the freshest local produce, honey and maple syrup, baked goods, cheese and meat. Stratford Rotary Complex, Agriplex, McCarthy Road, […]

Baked Breakfast Frittata

Ingredients 2 cups bread cubes, a variety, toasted or not, or diced potatoes or hash browns 1 cup diced bell peppers, any colour (optional) 1/2 cup diced onion 2 cups grated aged cheddar cheese 9 eggs well beaten 1 1/2 cup milk 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp each garlic powder and nutmeg dash of cayenne […]

Broccoli Salad

Make the salad dressing the day before you need it and refrigerate to blend flavours. Mix with the rest of the ingredients just before serving. Dressing: 1 c. mayonnaise – regular or light 1/4 c. sugar – more or less to taste 2 tbsp. cider vinegar 1 tsp. poppy seeds Combine the following and add […]

Roasted Squash, Sweet Potato and Garlic Soup

Award Winning Roasted Squash, Sweet Potato and Garlic Soup Voted Best Creamy (amateur category) at the Alzheimer Society Fund-raiser “Soups On”  2011 1 sweet potato (¾ lb.)   1 acorn squash (2 lb.)   1 small onion    salt & pepper 5-6 cloves garlic    ½ cup light cream   3 ¾ cups chicken stock ¼ tsp. dried thyme   nutmeg  […]