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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, […]

Chef Michael’s Spice Sampler

The Hartstone Inn kitchen was busy today filling spice tins in preparation of holiday orders.  For years, guests here at the Inn have asked Chef Michael about his various spice mixes and dry rubs.  This caused him to decide to put together his very own spice sampler! Each tin contains 15 individual spices and salts, […]

“Crazy for Crêpes” Cooking Class November 23rd & 24th

Our first Hartstone Inn cooking class of the season is just one month away!!  Have you reserved your space in class? “Crazy for Crêpes“Offered on Saturday, November 23rd & again on Sunday, November 24th, from 1-3pm Join Chef Michael as he goes crazy with crêpe recipes, both sweet and savory. After learning how to make […]

Chef Michael’s Fall Apple-Maple Dressing

This is a good basic recipe for fruit-based dressings.  You may experiment with your own choice of fruits, but this combination of real Maine maple syrup and apples is perfect for fall salads and as a marinade.  This dressing will keep for several weeks under refrigeration. Apple-Maple Salad DressingMichael Salmon, Hartstone Inn, Camden ½ cup […]

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 […]

Artist Series Dinner at Cellardoor Winery with Harold Garde and Chef Michael Salmon

Event date/time:  June 11, 2013 – 6:00pm – 9:00pm Join Cellardoor Winery for a very special Artist Series dinner featuring their guest of honor, artist Harold Garde, on Tuesday, June 11th at their Farmhouse in Lincolnville.  The evening will honor Mr. Garde’s 90th birthday and will feature select pieces of work as well as a […]

Handmade Chocolates at the Hartstone Inn

It was a chocolate-y delicious day in the kitchen here at the Hartstone Inn today!  Chef Michael and his team were busy making chocolates of all kinds along with Maine sea salt caramels.  Each and every chocolate that we use in the Inn is handmade and decorated.  We also tuxedo dip our own strawberries in […]

Lemon Poppy Seed Waffles by Chef Michael Salmon

Are you cooking  Easter breakfast or brunch this year?  Lemon Poppy Seed Waffles make a delicious addition to any menu!   Dust the top with powdered sugar and add a dollop of sweetened, whipped cream and they are complete.  We serve them here at the Hartstone Inn with a side of Chef Michael’s cumin spiced bacon! […]

Hartstone Inn New Years Eve 10 Course Dinner Menu

For all of you who have reservations and have been anxiously awaiting the publication of our New Years Eve dinner menu, the wait is over!!  Chef Michael has completed the menu and it is posted below. For those of you who don’t have reservations, we are sorry to say that it is currently sold out.  […]

Pumpkin Crème Brûlée Recipe by Chef Michael Salmon

Pumpkin is one of the great flavors of fall.  What better way to enjoy it than in dessert!!   If you are not ambitious enough to make this at home, come dine in our restaurant.  We serve this dish at the Hartstone Inn throughout the season on our 6pm menu. Pumpkin Crème Brûlée Recipe by Chef […]

 
 

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