Adams House

A bed and breakfast in Austin Texas

Top 50 Restaurants in Austin

In the Austin 360 Issue from November 15, 2013 Matthew Odam shares his Top 50 Restaurants in Austin. We think this is a well rounded list of our growing dining scene. Let us know if you agree. NOTE- restaurants coded… Continue reading

Chocolate Revel Bars

These delicious dessert bars are hearty, sweet and bound to make you go back for seconds.

1 c butter or margarine
2 c packed brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 c all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking… Continue reading

Lola Cookies

We found this recipe from a great cookbook named flour that focuses on baking. This is somewhat of a chocolate cookie recipe on steroids…..filled with chunky chocolate chips, oats, and coconut. It is filling and delicious.

1/2 cup plus… Continue reading

Pumpkin Muffins with Golden Raisins


1/3 cup golden raisins
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 stick unsalted butter,… Continue reading

Chocolate Ginger Cookies

1 1/4 c. Brown Sugar
1 stick Butter
1 Egg
1 tsp. Vanilla
1 1/2 c. Flour
1/2 c. Cocoa Powder
3/4 tsp. Salt
3/4 tsp. Baking Soda
1/4 c. Molasses
2 tbs. Crystallized Ginger (minced)
Pinch (large) Cinnamon… Continue reading