The Willows Bed & Breakfast
53 Travis Road - Hyde Park, NY 12538
Phone: (845) 471-6115    Email: Click Here


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Spring Update

It certainly has been a strange Spring!  In March we had "Spummer" here in the Hudson Valley and now we seem to be somewhat more normal temperature wise.  It has been very dry here but there is the promise of rain over the weekend.  We sure could use it.  Our asparagus is starting to peak their heads out of the ground so we will be serving that.  Our lettuces, mizuna, mustard, and tatsoi are all just about ready to be picked, so there will be garden salads for breakfast quite soon.  The heirloom apples and pear trees have a lower than normal blossom set possibly due to late pruning and/or t

Meyer Lemons

We have lovely  guests from California who are nice enough to mail us a shopping bag full of Meyer Lemons from their yard every year.  The aroma when I open up the package is amazing!  This morning I made some sorbet with a portion of the lemons and tomorrow I plan on making a Meyer Lemon Pound Cake with the rest.  Now future guest can enjoy their bounty.

I can't thank Gary Beal and his family enough!

Pork Sausage


Willows Bed and Breakfast - Hyde Park, NY - Dutchess County