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Yummy Breakfast/Brunch Casserole from Brierley Hill B&B

Thanks to BBHSV member Brierley Hill Bed & Breakfast for this delicious recipe!


4 slices bread

4 Tbsp soft butter

1 cup mushrooms, sliced

1 6-oz. package Canadian bacon (or any meat)

1 1/2 cups shredded Swiss cheese

1/4 Tbsp flour

4 eggs

3/8 tsp salt

3/4 tsp prepared mustard

9 oz. half & half or milk

3/8 tsp garlic


Trim the crust from the bread, ten spread butter on bread and place side by side in 7×11-inch baking pan, butter side down. Saute onions and mushrooms in a skillet with extra virgin olive oil for at least 5 minutes, and spoon over bread. Place meat over the onions and mushrooms. Dust cheese with flour, then spread cheese over meat. In a bowl, beat the eggs, then add remaining four ingredients. Pour over casserole and refrigerate overnight.

In the morning, preheat oven to 375°F. Bake for 35 minutes.

Tip: Serve with a side dish of salsa or tomatoes with basil.

Eat and enjoy!

This recipe was originally published by the Bed & Breakfast Association of Virginia in their “Virginia Bed & Breakfast Cookbook.”


Fox Hill Bed & Breakfast, Fairfield, VA

Fox Hill Bed & Breakfast and Cottage Suites is a BBHSV member inn located in Fairfield, Virginia. This 38-acre “country retreat” is nestled in the hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and features a number of onsite activities to renew and refresh you on your brief escape from the real world: “Stroll in the shade along our spring-fed stream as the bluebirds swoop by, feed the goldfish in our two-tier garden pond while listening to the cascading waters, and wander in our lovely gardens. When you are ready for more activity, you can romp in the meadows with your favorite companions…or bring your plane and take advantage of our wide-open spaces and private RC airfield” (

181568_190233520999216_7280_nCurl up and relax in your very own room—The Devon, The Cornwall, or the Merrifield—or cottage suite—the Heron’s Nest, Mountain View, or Fox’s Den—and awake to a three-course gourmet breakfast, which TripAdvisor reviewers have called “scrumptious,” “healthy and delicious,” and “perfect for a long day of activity.”

One of the most popular aspects of Fox Hill is its pet-friendly accommodations. Innkeepers Sue and Mark Erwin love dogs, and they have made their establishment the perfect respite for both you and your furry friends. Hampton Roads Magazine even named Fox Hill as a favorite “doggie destination” in the Shenandoah Valley. For more information about Fox Hill’s pet-friendly activities and requirements, click here.

188753_196043673751534_1614687_nAs with all of the BBHSV’s member inns, Fox Hill is situated in an area with a wealth of activity. From hiking trails and scenic drives to historic sites and wine tasting, the Shenandoah Valley is at your service. Click here to check availability and make your reservation at Fox Hill B&B.


The Frontier Culture Museum: Lantern Tours 2015

There’s a sense of excitement this time of year. From watching holiday parades with friends to the special Christmas desserts made with family members, it seems that there is something special going on almost every day of the month. What happens when you add a dash of history to the mix? You get Lantern Tours of the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton, Virginia!

The lantern-lit tours at this living history museum will take you back in time to villages around the world: “Visitors will enjoy vignettes at England, Ireland, Germany, 1820s America, and 1850s America including a Mummer’s play near the Irish Forge and a horse-drawn wagon ride from the Old World to the New World.” You’ll also enjoy post-tour refreshments and live music in the Dairy Barn Lecture Hall to complete the experience. Ready to take a step back in time for the holiday season?

Fast Facts:

Where: The Frontier Culture Museum, 1290 Richmond Road, Staunton, VA 24401

When: December 18-23, 2015, 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

Cost: Cost: Adults $15.00, Children $8.00 (Reservations are requires, so click here to grab your tickets now.)

Lodging: A Shenandoah Valley B&B!

Happy Holidays! We look forward to seeing you here in the Shenandoah Valley.