Pairings 101- Italia at Cellardoor Winery

Saturday, April 11, from 2-4PM The Farmhouse at Cellardoor Winery Pull a seat up to the table! Cellardoor Winery is about to embark on a culinary tour of Italy’s richly diverse culinary regions, all worthy of your palate’s exploration. Indulge yourself in the Italian lifestyle as they discover their passion for food and wine.  The …
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Join us for Dinner and Support the Aldermere Farm 4H Club

Dine at The Hartstone Inn on Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 or Thursday, Match 26th, 2015 and treat yourself to world class cuisine, while supporting The Aldermere Farm 4-H club! SEND ‘EM SOUTH! Aldermere Farm’s young 4-H members are raising money for a return trip to Louisville, Kentucky in November for the North American Livestock Expo.  …
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Maine Restaurant Week – March 1-14, 2015

Restaurant Week  is a celebration of the culinary talents of area restaurants. During restaurant week, restaurants offer specially priced three-course meals. Chefs work hard year round to take care of their customers. During restaurant weeks, they go above and beyond. The first restaurant week concept originated in New York City in the early nineties and …
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Whoopie Pie Cooking Class and Cookbook Signing

Saturday, May 16, 20151pm-3pm Did you know that the whoopie pie is Maine’s official state treat?  Nancy Griffin, author of the book “Making Whoopies” will lead a fun class on this iconic New England dessert.  Four flavor combinations will be made and then enjoyed – classic, red velvet, banana with cream cheese frosting and chocolate …
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Artisan Chocolate Making Class

Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 1-3pm NEW ADDITION TO OUR UPCOMING COOKING CLASS SCHEDULE: Join Kate Shaffer of Black Dinah Chocolatiers as she guides you through the magic world of professional chocolate making.  Kate’s beautiful and delicious, handmade chocolate treats have been featured in both Gourmet and Martha Stewart Living magazines.  The two hour class …
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Candies & Confections Cooking Class

Saturday, April 25th, 2015 from 1-3pm NEW ADDITION TO OUR UPCOMING COOKING CLASS SCHEDULE: Join instructor Casey Cale of Sweet! for an afternoon of candy making!  She’ll instruct the class on how to make four different, delicious confections – beautiful Sea Glass Candy, Rosemary-Cashew Brittle, melt in your mouth Fleur de Sel Caramels and Mexican-Dark …
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“Sushi 101” Cooking Class

Saturday, February 28th from 1-3pm NEW ADDITION TO OUR UPCOMING COOKING CLASS SCHEDULE: Do you LOVE sushi and would like to learn how to make it at home?  “Sushi 101” will teach you all the basics including how to prepare rice and other ingredients needed to roll sushi.  Learn the proper methods for small to …
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Gourmet Cupcake Class with East End Cupcakes

Saturday, May 9th from 1-3pm NEW ADDITION TO OUR UPCOMING COOKING CLASS SCHEDULE: Join Alysia Zoidis of East End Cupcakes (Portland, Maine) as she teaches participants how to make gourmet cupcakes and frosting from scratch.  Alysia was runner up on the hit Food Network TV show, “Cupcake Wars” in 2012.  The class will  begin with …
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Taste of Thomaston 2014

Saturday • October 11, 2014 • 11:00am – 2:00pm Knox Museum’s popular food and wine tasting festival celebrating everything local, featuring signature bites and sips from Mid-Coast Maine’s finest chefs, vintners & brewers, cheese artisans, bakers, and more, returns with some much-appreciated help from FMC and Allen Insurance & Financial, for a second year.  The tasting event …
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Merryspring Kitchen Tour – This Wednesday, August 6th!

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 10am-3pm ADMISSIONALL KITCHENS (ADVANCE PURCHASE): $25ALL KITCHENS (DAY OF TOUR): $35INDIVIDUAL KITCHENS: $10 EACH Visit 9 uniquely-designed kitchens in Camden, Rockport, Lincolnville and Northport, Maine and enjoy tastings from talented area chefs.  Our very own Chef Michael will be in kitchen #5 in Camden in the morning! Click here for the …
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Maine Fare 2014

JUNE 20 & 21, 2014 / BELFAST, MAINE Join farmers, fishermen, artisan producers, chefs, and food lovers for two days full of tasting and exploring Maine’s abundant food system!  Cooking demonstrations with Maine chefs, farm tours, an open air market, food trucks, food forums and more!  Visit www.maine-fare.org for more information.  For a complete schedule …
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Michael Salmon’s Foodie Adventures: Our home in Catalonia.

   From my perspective, the most difficult task of coordinating a great foodie adventure is to find the perfect place to call home for the week. Endless inquiries, several scouting trips and I’m happy to say we’ve found it in Spain.  The requirement is – first and foremost a kitchen the chef can cook in …
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Maine Restaurant Week Special, book room with us and get 40% off on gourmet menu!

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