“Dim Sum” Cooking Class – January 9th & 10th

January 9th or January 10th, 2016 – 1-3pm Start the new year off right – learn something new and enjoy delicious cuisine!  Dim is an umbrella category for small Chinese dishes. Typical examples of this food are small dumplings, wrapped foods such as won tons and egg rolls, and other foods. In general, individual portions …
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NEW – “In the Chef’s Kitchen” Friday, December 11th!

Join Chef Michael is his Camden kitchen for an evening of cooking and dining!  Assist in creating the evening’s four course menu which will be complimented with a wine paring. The goal is to recreate locally the fun that is enjoyed on their Foodie Adventures abroad!   Menu: Baked Figs with Appleton Creamery Goat Cheese …
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“Travel to Tuscany” Cooking Class – November 7th & 8th

November 7th or November 8th, 2015 – 1-3pm Our first cooking class of the year, “Travel to Tuscany” is fast approaching!  If you can’t join Chef Michael in Italy for one of his Culinary Adventures, then come to Camden and experience some of his favorite Tuscan dishes. “Travel to Tuscany” will begin with Baked Artichokes …
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2015-2016 Hartstone Inn Cooking Class Schedule

Our 2015-2016 Cooking Class Schedule is now online! This years topics include “Travel to Tuscany”, “Haute Chinese”, “Maine Seafood”, “Dim Sum”, “Lobster, Lobster, Lobster” and more!  Classes are informative, entertaining, and of course, filled with delicious food. Our Cooking Class Package includes two nights lodging, sumptuous breakfasts each morning, dinner for two, featuring the Chef’s …
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Maine Foodie Tours – Rockland

Join Maine Foodie Tours and TASTE your way through Rockland!  New this summer, their entertaining tour guides immerse you in rich cultural history and reveal artisans whose culinary delights capture the flavors of Maine! Maine Foodie Tours has just added Rockland to their roster which already includes Portalnd, Kennebunkport and Bar Harbor.    From Maine …
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Open Farm Day, Sunday, July 26, 2015

“Open Farm Day is an annual family adventure in which farms throughout all 16 counties open their gates to offer the public an opportunity to learn about the business of agriculture. Farms around the state participate to commit to ensuring the sustainability of agriculture. Maine’s farming industry has given back to their communities by providing …
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Pairings 101 – Greece at Cellardoor Winery

Event date/time: Wednesday June 17, 2015 from 5-7pm From the Cellardoor Winery website: “Think: crystal clear blue waters contrasted by an impressive island hillside draped in crisp white. We’re taking inspiration from the mediterranean and exploring the bright, fresh flavors with our Greece edition of Pairings 101 on June 17. Join us as we dive …
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“Mediterranean Cuisine” Cooking Class – June 13th & 14th

Event date/time:  Saturday, June 13, 2015 or Sunday, June 14, 2015 from 1-3pm Join Chef Michael here at the Hartstone Inn, as he shares some of his favorite recipes from the Mediterranean region. Participants will prepare four dishes: Roasted yellow pepper bruschetta with fresh mozzarella, beets in romesco sauce, Tunisian grilled cod with a roasted …
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The State of Maine Wild Blueberry Festival is Delicious

The annual Maine Wild Blueberry Festival in Machias features two fun days of entertainment, contests, shopping and of course blueberries! Held each August, the festival offers locals and visitors alike the chance to celebrate the little berry that some say helped put Maine on the map. After all, even though Maine is one of the …
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Mangia: An Italian Cooking Class at Cellardoor Winery

Event date/time: Sunday, May 23, 2015 from 5:30-8:30pm From the Cellardoor Winery website: ‘With the unofficial start of summer upon us, the heavy, hearty comfort foods of winter give way to dishes influenced by the light, fresh and colorful bounty found at Maine’s farmers markets. We’re celebrating the start of a new season with an …
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“Dine and Donate” to Benefit the Georges River Land Trust

The Hartstone Inn in Camden extends an invitation to the supporters of Georges River Land Trust for a night out to benefit their conservation efforts. Make your dinner reservation for May 4th, 11th or 18th and 50% of the food charges on your dinner bill will be donated to the Land Trust. The mission of …
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Sausage Making Class at Maine Street Meats

Thursday, April 16th 6-8pm Head butcher, Sean Durnan, will guide participants in all aspects of fresh sausage making, from choosing the right cuts of pork, grinding, seasoning, mixing and stuffing.  Sean has been practicing whole animal butchery for over 6 years and is experienced with cutting beef, pork, lamb and poultry. This class will be …
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