Announcing Our Newest European Foodie Trip Destination…Sicily!

We’re excited to announce our newest European Foodie Destination… Sicily!  Once you are in the country there’s no need to worry about confirmations, parking, tickets, reservations – we will take care of everything!  The itineraries marry our love of terrific food, culinary adventure and great company. If you have the desire to learn something new, would like to explore beautiful villages, meet local producers and like to cook (or just eat), then this may be the perfect fit for you.

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We will be meeting at the Catania Airport and begin our tour from there.  Throughout the week our itinerary will cover the highlights Vally of Noto – including:

* Ispica’s Palazzo Gambuzza and the surrounding countryside famous for organic farming
* Touring Scicli and learn about the regions famous cannoli.
* Explore Modica and taste the chocolate the city is known for.
* Learn about Sicilian Cheese and taste a few varieties of wines.  Did you know that Sicily has more vineyards than any other region in Italy?
* How does Sicilian Olive oil compare to other regions?
* What do they grow in all of the greenhouses?  What are the Sicilian secrets for sundried tomatoes?
* What’s the difference between Gelato and Ice cream?  (There will be lots of tasting!)

Foodie Adventure excursions and dates through 2017 can be found at ChefMichaelSalmon.com.

 

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HOT DEAL – $179 Overnight Getaway with Dinner!

Ready to relax and unwind after the busy holiday season? How about a luxurious getaway, complete with delicious food at a rate that can’t be beat!
Stay one night, Sunday through Thursday in our best available room, enjoy our five course, Chef’s Tasting dinner menu for two and a sumptuous breakfast in the morning
– all for just $179!  

Upgrade to a spacious suite complete with a gas fireplace, Jacuzzi tub, private entrance and more – only $199!     

Added bonus – extend your stay for only $99 more per night!

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*Valid through March 10th, 2016. Can not be combined with any other offer or promotion. Valid on new reservations only.

“Toboggan Building 101” Getaway Package

Our most popular winter package has returned!  Book your reservation today as space for this unique, hands-on package is very limited!

Available: Saturday & Sunday, January 23 & 24, 2016.  Check room availability here.

Package details: Our two night getaway package includes a fun filled weekend of toboggan building (Saturday & Sunday),  just in time for a winter of sledding! You’ll receive all the materials along with 2 days of instruction in basic techniques of bending, sanding, finishing and fastening your very own toboggan.  Mark your calendar to bring your handcrafted toboggan back to the Inn the first weekend of February and who knows… you may become the National Toboggan Champion!  Dinner for two is also included, featuring the Chef’s spectacular five-course tasting menu and of course, a sumptuous breakfast each morning.  (If booking this package online, please type TOBOGGAN in the “Special Requests” section.)

Ring in the New Year with our Special Nine-Course Dinner!

Celebrate the New Year with Us and Treat your Taste Buds to our Special Nine-Course Dinner!

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New Year’s Eve Menu 2015 – 7 p.m. – $105 per person 

  • Smoked Salmon and Caviar Rose
  • Scallop and Purple Potato Timbale with wilted Spinach
  • Hudson Valley Duck Liver Mousse Pâté – Cranberry Cumberland Sauce
  • Maine Lobster Consomme
  • Champagne and Key Lime Sorbet
  • Beef Short Rib Cannelloni with a Port Wine Reduction
  • Cashew Crusted Lamb Chops with White and Black Truffle Smashed Potatoes
  • White Chocolate and Ganache Tart with Raspberries
  • Hartstone Chocolates

 

 

“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 of dim sum are small, so that numerous dishes can be ordered and sampled by the table. Most dim sum falls under the category of a savory pastry, although these foods can be prepared in a variety of ways. Dim sum can be steamed, fried, boiled, baked, or broiled, and this wide range of options makes for a lively and varied meal.

In our cooking class, we will prepare a variety of dim sum, starting with three fillings: Thai Pork, Turkey and Shiitake and Shrimp. Then we will make three varied dipping sauces: Thai-Lime, Garlic-Chili and finally a Ginger-Sesame Dipping Sauce. Then it’s time to wrap the filling into various shapes for steamed dumplings and fried dumplings. Next we will make potsticker dough and form and cook potstickers. The final recipe will be crisp Shrimp Toast.

Classes are informative, entertaining, and of course, filled with delicious food!  Enrollment is $45 per person or make it a getaway and book our Cooking Class Package!

Click here for our complete cooking class schedule. 

 

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HOT DEAL: $229 Two-Night Getaway with a $55 Dinner Credit!

As 2015 comes to an end, we have so many reasons to be thankful!  To celebrate this holiday season we would like to extend an exclusive offer to our wonderful guests. 

Enjoy two nights lodging in the traditional room of your choice, a sumptuous breakfast each morning and a $55 dinner credit to be applied to our Chef’s Tasting dinner menu for two.  As an added bonus, find red wine and our handmade chocolates in you room on arrival.  All for just $229!

Upgrade to a suite complete with a Jacuzzi tub, gas fireplace and more for just $20 more per night!

This special is available January 2, 2016 through April 28, 2016 and it includes weekend stays! 

Start making your travel plans now as you MUST BOOK your reservation by January 1st, 2016! 

When booking online, enter the words “HOLIDAY SPECIAL” in the notes section of the online reservation form. 

*Valid on new reservations only.  Can not be combined with any other offer or promotion. Excludes February 5th & 6th, February 12th-14th, and February 19th & 20th, 2016  

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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!  

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Menu:

Baked Figs with Appleton Creamery Goat Cheese and Lavender Honey

Fall Apples, Arugula and Honey Walnut Dressing

Pan Seared Duck Breast with Herbes de Provence and a Honey Drizzle

Mead Poached Pair with Honey Sorbet

Additional dates and full course descriptions will be available on our website soon.  These events are available upon request for private groups as well.

5-9pm /$115 for guests of the Inn / $125 non guests
Space  is limited to 8 people.

“Very Merry” Christmas Package

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Experience the magic of Christmas in Camden with our “Very Merry” Christmas Getaway Package.  The Inn is beautifully decorated and full of holiday cheer!  Package includes two nights lodging, sumptuous breakfasts each morning and our five-course Chef’s tasting menu for dinner on Christmas Eve or Christmas day.  Find a plate of our delicious, homemade Christmas cookies in your room upon arrival.  Save them for Santa or enjoy them yourself!

Two night package pricing begins at just $300. 

View our Christmas Eve and Christmas dinner menu here

 

 

Pumpkin Spice Martini

Pumpkin Spice MartiniWe have added a new, fall inspired martini to our Specialty Cocktail list – a Pumpkin Spice Martini!  Can’t make it to Camden to try one yourself?  Enjoy one at home using our recipe (posted below).  Creamy with a hint of spice, it’s perfect for a cool autumn night by the fire!

Pumpkin Spice Martini

2 parts Vanilla Vodka
1 part Hiram Walker Pumpkin Spice Liquor
1 part Irish Cream
Crushed Graham Crackers (for rim)
Ground Nutmeg or Pumpkin Pie Spices for garnish
Chilled martini glass
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In your favorite shaker, add first three ingredients over ice. Shake until the outside of the shaker frosts. Pour into a chilled martini glass rimmed with crushed graham crackers. Garnish with a sprinkle of ground nutmeg or pumpkin pie spice and enjoy!

 

Free Rooms for Veterans on November 11th, 2015

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The Hartstone Inn is happy to once again be providing two rooms free of charge in observance of Veterans Day 2015 through B&Bs for Vets.  We are extending this offer to honor military service personnel currently serving or who have previously served their country. For those veterans who wish to stay longer than one night, or if both free rooms have been taken, we are offering a special rate to all veterans and active duty military of $99 per night. Our rooms include a full, two course breakfast in the morning with fresh squeezed juice and coffee.  It’s our way of saying – THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE!