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2014-2015 Hartstone Inn Cooking Class Schedule

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 food. Weekend packages are $357 – $575 and include two nights lodging, breakfast each morning, afternoon […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

 
 

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