Thursday, September 30, 2010

Tourism & Tastes of Tucson

South Tucson is a banquet of fabulous food! Go on this Gray Line tour and go hungry! You will be greeted by the owners of family businesses who are truly eager to share their passion for food with you. This tour helps you to know an area by the unique voice of its food.
Ride aboard one of Gray Lines luxury vehicles through Tucson’s Historic Barrio neighborhood and acquire an insider's look at each location's recipe for success. With tastings ranging from handmade pastries/tortillas, carne asada, and the renowned Sonoran hot dog to fresh seafood prepared with a Mexican flare. You will not leave the tour hungry. This tour’s combination of cuisine, history, art and fun is a proven winner with both visitors and Tucsonans. Group bookings are available. Sign up for this culinary delight by calling 1-800-276-1528.

It’s officially fall and crisp, fresh apples are abundant. Try serving them for breakfast. People will think that you’re serving oatmeal cookies.

Baked Apple and Cranberry Oatmeal

2 cups old-fashioned oatmeal
2 cups of milk
4 large eggs
¼ cup of vegetable oil
½ to 1-cup brown sugar
1-tablespoon baking powder
1-teaspoon salt
1-teaspoon cinnamon
2 large Granny Smith apples Peel, core and slice the apples into thin slices.
½ cup walnut pieces
½ cup dried cranberries

Mix all ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Spray 6-8 ramekins with Pam. Pour the mixture into the prepared individual ramekins. Refrigerate overnight. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place in the center rack of the oven. Bake for 45 minutes or until firm. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Great served with vanilla yogurt. Serves 6 –8.

Speaking of breakfast, how about adding scones to the menu? Adobe Rose Inn Scone Mix can now be purchased at Rincon Market. Try our “Snickerdoodle” scones available at both Tucson Whole Foods Stores.

What’s new at the Adobe Rose Inn?

Our very first art glass trunk show will take place at the Inn on October 19th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Meet glass artist Laurie Schock while you browse the art work which ranges from amazing jewelry to beautifully innovative plates and bowls. Food and beverages will be served as you shop for holiday gifts or a treat for yourself. Preview the show by logging in at

Stay tuned for details about cooking classes at the Inn. You can follow us by “liking” the Adobe Rose Inn page on facebook.

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