Try Something New!

Here’s a Spanish favorite from our Catalonia Foodie Adventures that will be perfect for your summer parties. Banderillas   For us, the first stop is the market for olives, sausage, ham and vegetables to grill. During cocktail hour we roast the vegetables over an open fire, chop them and create a buffet of tasty ingredients. …
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Fun For Foodies in Catalonia, Spain.

  I am writing this post from Catalonia, Spain where we are winding down an amazing first week in our newest destination.  The weather has been 7 glorious days of sunny mid- 60’s to low 70’s.  After a long Maine winter it’s wonderful to see lush green fields in the valleys of the Pyrenees and …
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Cooking Classes at Cellardoor Winery

At the Hartstone Inn we consider the pairing of fine food and the wine that compliments it, a way of life!  A popular activity recommendation for our guests is touring and tasting at the Cellardoor Winery in Lincolnville.  Not only is it worth a visit to sample the wine and see the beautiful vineyard, but …
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Maine Restaurant Week March 1-10, 2014

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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Upcoming Cooking Classes: Caribbean Cuisine and Chocolate Desserts

You know what they say, if you can’t stand the cold – get in the kitchen!  The Hartstone Inn kitchen that is and join Chef Michael Salmon for a cooking class.  Classes are informative, entertaining, and of course, filled with delicious food and wine.  Weekend packages are $357 – $575 and include two nights lodging, …
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Sweet Drinks, Desserts and Dreams

We can’t think of a better way for our guests to end their day than next to a warm fire, enjoying a cordial and a delicious dessert.  That’s how everyday ends here at the Hartstone Inn as we offer our Sweet Tooth Night Cap from 9pm-10pm in our parlor.  Special martini’s are served along with …
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Gingerbread House Decorating for Adults

Instructed by Patricia Moroz of Starlight Custom Cakes.   Offered November 30th, 2013 from 12-3pm at the Hartstone Inn.  $55 per person or book our Cooking Class Package.  It includes two nights lodging, our five course dinner for two and enrollment for one in the class.  You have never been to a gingerbread house decorating class …
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Foodie Adventures in the Loire Valley, France

It’s Market Day on our Foodie Adventure… Always one of our favorite days! There are numerous markets through out the Loire Valley, but the scenic village of Amboise is our personal favorite.  The market is located in the park, along the Loire river and close proximity to the Chateau and beautiful shops in the village. …
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Maine Lobsterpalooza 2013

Event date/time: September 8-14, 2013 A week-long celebration of all things lobster in the Penobscot Bay Region. Lobster cash mobs and specials at stores, inns, and restaurants. Lobster dishes morning, noon, and night. Lobster and wine tasting tours. Lobster and olive oil tastings. Vote in “Best Lobster Roll” contest.  Visit the “Lobstacle Course”. Pull traps …
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Hartstone Inn 2013-2014 Cooking Class Schedule

Our 2013-2014 cooking class schedule has just been published and it includes many new class topics!! Join Chef Michael in his Hartstone Inn kitchen for a cooking class weekend, covering a wide range of topics from regional and ethnic cuisines to seasonal and holiday offerings. Classes are informative, entertaining, and of course, filled with delicious …
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Merryspring Nature Center Kitchen Tour 2013

Wednesday, August 7th, 201310 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.Camden, Rockport and Hope~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Visit 8 uniquely-designed kitchens and enjoy tastings from 16 area chefs.  Visit our very own Chef Michael Salmon as he will be in kitchen #4 – the home of Bettina Doulton.  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Click here for the map included with each ticket showing the location of …
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Open Farm Day at Savage Oaks Winery

  Event date/time:  July 21, 2013 – 10:00am – 4:00pm On Sunday, Maine farms will be open to the public. Visit a farm and see what farm life is all about. Watch farm activities and demonstrations from milking to felting; pet farm animals, pick berries, tour a barn or go on a hay ride. There …
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Maine Restaurant Week Special, book room with us and get 40% off on gourmet menu!

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