We have one goose nesting fairly close to the house. If nothing gets the eggs, they should be hatching soon. I cannot get a photo because she or her mate will attack. We are checking every day for the little … Continue reading
White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake We love feeding our guests and they love this cheesecake. It’s Denny’s own creation made with white chocolate and raspberry sauce from our home grown raspberries, seeds excluded. It’s creamy and delicious.
This is a recent guest breakfast of quiche with mushrooms and crepes with blueberries. Each breakfast is homemade with a savory and a sweet component. … Continue reading
The lake will be thawed out soon and we will start to see the migrating ducks and some other species that are only here in warmer weather or are migrating through. We get many migrating ducks in early spring. This … Continue reading
Not many bed and breakfasts serve dinner to guests but we do. We do it partly as a service to our guests so they don’t have to leave and continue to enjoy the peace, quiet, and Denny’s great cooking. Here … Continue reading
Eagle watching along the Illinois River is a favorite winter activity. Forest Park Nature Center in Peoria Illinois is having an eagle day on Saturday, January 6 at 10am. Education material will be presented and will include tours along the … Continue reading
We see so many birds here at Mission Oak Inn. They love the shelled sunflower seed and the suet that we feed them. Among the many different birds that we see are goldfinches, house finches, white breasted nuthatch, titmouse, chickadee, … Continue reading
Winter cold weather and possibly snow is just around the corner. For winter fun, we have snowshoes for guests to use. After enjoying the outdoors, relax in front of the in-room fireplace or the in-room two person whirlpool. It’s also … Continue reading
One of the favorite fall desserts is our homemade pumpkin praline cheesecake. Here is the recipe: Pumpkin Praline Cheesecake from Mission Oak Inn Crust: 1 pkg butter recipe cake mix 1/2 c. softened butter or margarine Heat oven to 325°. … Continue reading
This is a homemade ham & cheese quiche and homemade lemon curd crepes and blueberry topping. It’s delicious!