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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 […]

Cellardoor Winery – Vinfest 2011

The Hartstone Inn’s very own Chef Michael Salmon will be preparing a course again this year at Vinfest 2011.  This event, presented in conjunction with Cellardoor Winery and Megunticook Market, begins with a dinner and dance and is followed the next day by a wide range of fun activities.   From their website: “This magical weekend […]

Cellardoor Villa is Open!

Spring is here! I know because some of our favorite businesses that take a little break for winter are re-opening. The Cellardoor Villa is located at the intersection of Routes 90 and 1 and is a great place to taste several of their wines. With 19 varieties available you’re sure to discover a nice bottle […]

New! Chef Michael’s Specialty Salt and Pepper Sampler

We have a new item for sale in the Hartstone Inn gift shop.  Chef Michael has put together a sampler collection of all his favorite peppercorns and salts.  The following list is the 10 different items in the salt and pepper sampler: Szechuan Peppercorns Himalayan Pink Salt Pink Peppercorns French Fleur De Sel Alae Hawaiian […]

Inside the James Beard House with The Amateur Gourmet

We are thrilled to share this post from the popular food blog The Amateur Gourmet. (click on the link for the full post)

Maine Restaurant Week

The 3rd Annual Maine Restaurant Week is almost here!!! In less than two week!  Between March 1 – 12 enjoy this menu at only $30.00. First Course Choice 1 Portabella Mushroom Soup with a Dry Sherry Cream Choice 2 Lobster Ravioli with Maine Crabmeat and Pine Nuts Choice 3 Tartlet of Duck Confit and Butternut […]

From Maine With Love

Last night at the James Beard Foundation’s House in New York City, we shared a delicious evening of food and drink honoring Maine’s purveyors. The lucky, and hungry (then happily filled) attendees enjoyed a menu organized by Chef Michael Salmon and Chef Geoffrey Deconinck of Natalie’s at the Camden Harbour Inn. The Menu Hors d’Oeuvre […]

Butterscotch Chip-Oatmeal Cookies

Nothing is better than a warm, homemade cookie on a cold winter day.  We serve this cookie at tea time here at The Hartstone Inn and it is a guest favorite! Butterscotch Chip-Oatmeal Cookies   1 cup unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract […]

Hartstone Inn Specialty Dinner – "In the Greek Isles"

Sunday night was our five course Greek dinner here at The Hartstone Inn.   We thank our local guests for braving the extremely cold temperatures that night to dine with us.  The menu was as follows: Cucumber, Roasted Tomato and Feta Salad Greek Avgolemono Soup with Lobster Fig and Orange Sorbet Lamb and Eggplant Moussaka Baklava with […]


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