Thursday, April 29, 2010

Poker Cake

What a great birthday cake!  It was all eatable!
Made by Brenham Old Towne Bakery, in Historic Downtown Brenham.

It was Carol's birthday, innkeeper of the Front Porch Bed and Breakfast!
Great fun sharing a meal and playing cards with other innkeepers of Washington County.


Friday, April 23, 2010

Unity Theatre- Reminder to Get Tickets

April 22 - May 9   
Unity Theatre Presents:

3 weeks, 12 shows

Let us secure your tickets!

120th Maifest

May 7-8                        
 120th Maifest

Enjoy one of the oldest German festivals in Texas.  Colorful parades, spectacular pageants and great food.  
Friday 10:30 parade, Fireman's Park open at 5:00P.M.
Saturday 10:30 AM parade, Fireman's Park open at 11:00

Shakespeare at Winedale

April 30 - May 1st- Shakespeare at Winedale
Spring performance "The Merchant of Venice".

Poetry at Round Top

April 30-May 1st -  Poetry at Round Top
A gathering of great poets of our time.  A top event in the United States.  Festival Concert Hall at Festival Hill.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Ellison's Greenhouses

 Ellison's Greenhouses
Stroll through 2-1/2 acres of greenhouses and showrooms.  It changes with the seasons.  There is so much to see and buy!    

Come to Brenham and see nature at it's best!

Antique Rose Emporium

Everything is blooming!
Stay with us at The Brenham House &
Makes plans today to go out to The Antique Rose Emporium!


Blue Bell Creamery

Come to Brenham and tour the Blue Bell Creamery!

Learn about the history of Blue Bell, tour the creamery, and at the end of the tour eat the best ice cream you will every find!


Friday, April 9, 2010

Pleasant Hill Winery

Pleasant Hill Winery
When coming to stay with us at The Brenham House, make plans to get here before the sunsets!  You can enjoy the Wine Down at Pleasnat Hill Winery every Friday, March -May.

Bring your friends, enjoy some great wine, relax, unwind and watch the sunset.


Burton Cotton Gin Festival

21st Annual Burton Cotton Gin Festival

One day only...April 17th

Celebration when cotton was king!  Folk life demonstrations, parade, tour the oldest working cotton gin, entertainment, and all you can eat Crawfish Boil 4-6 P.M.

Great for adults and kids alike.

Unity Theatre presents Camelot 2010

April 22-May 9, 2010
3 weeks, 12 shows

Unity Theatre presents Lerner and Loewe"s
The story is legend.  The musical is legendary.

Book Now at The Brenham House!
.....and we will be glad to secure your tickets for you.


Thursday, April 8, 2010

Bluebonnets All Around 2010

 Bluebonnets and wildflowers of Brenham!  Bring your camera and 
                       come and see... you will be glad you did!


Chocolate Bread Pudding

Here it is!  
Many have been waiting for it...  Chocolate Bread Pudding
as presented by The Brenham House Bed and Breakfast

1 loaf French bread, cut into cubes
6 eggs, beaten
3 1/4 c. milk
1/4 heavy cream
1/4 c. Kahlua
1 T. vanilla
2 tsp. almond extract
1 c. sugar
1 c. brown sugar
1/4 c. Hershey's cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
8 oz. chocolate chips, semisweet

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Grease 13x9 inch baking dish and place the cubed bread evenly.  In a large bowl place the eggs and lightly beat.  Whisk in the milk, cream, Kahlua, vanilla and almond extract and set aside.  In another bowl mix the sugars, cocoa powder, cinnamon.  Then add to the wet ingredients to the dry slowly and whisk until incorporated.  Pour the mixture over the prepared bread and top wit the chocolate chips.   Let soak at least 20 minute or put in the refrigerator and bake off the next morning.

      Serve warm and top with sweet cream and drizzle with chocolate sauce!

Serves 10-12

                        You won't be disappointed!

Thursday, April 1, 2010

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