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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 […]

Pasta, Pasta, Pasta Cooking Class at the Hartstone Inn

Join Chef Michael Salmon at the Hartstone Inn and learn how to make pasta in your own kitchen. Techniques include making the dough, coloring and flavoring different pastas, rolling out and cutting various shapes of pasta, filling pastas such as raviolis and tortellini and cooking pasta. Specific dishes include: Spaghetti with a Creamy Prosciutto and […]

2012 Hartstone Inn Cooking Classes – Only 4 Remain!

There are only four cooking classes left for 2012!  Join Chef Michael at the Hartstone Inn 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 $352 – $542 and […]

Mango-Lime Salad Dressing by Chef Michael Salmon

  Nothing says summer like fresh garden greens and vegetables with fruity, homemade salad dressing. Mango-Lime is a flavor that is sure to please! 1/2 CUP WHITE WINE VINEGAR 1/2 CUP GRANULATED SUGAR 1/2 CUP CANOLA OIL 1/4 CUP CHOPPED VIDALIA ONION 1/2 TSP KOSHER SALT 1/2 TSP DRY MUSTARD 1. Add the flesh from […] Breakfast Recipe Challenge

We are so excited!  Chef Michael’s recipe for Wild Mushroom and Gruyere Soufflé with a Thyme Cream was selected as a finalist in’s Breakfast Recipe Challenge.  Round one is the Savory Sixteen and our match-up against another finalist goes live on Facebook today.  You can place your vote today only here! Wild Mushroom and […]

Camden Gourmet Adventure

March 8, 2012 We are excited to be part of this unique event!  For the adventurous foodie, the Camden Gourmet Adventure features two fabulous courses in two different restaurants and an after party with desserts, live music and dancing hosted by Cellardoor Winery and Megunticook Market at the Winery. The four participating restaurants are 40 […]


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