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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 […]

Cooking Classes at Cellardoor Winery

At the Hartstone Inn we consider the pairing of fine food and the wine that compliments it, a way of life!  A popular activity recommendation for our guests is touring and tasting at the Cellardoor Winery in Lincolnville.  Not only is it worth a visit to sample the wine and see the beautiful vineyard, but […]

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, […]

Gingerbread House Decorating for Adults

Instructed by Patricia Moroz of Starlight Custom Cakes.   Offered November 30th, 2013 from 12-3pm at the Hartstone Inn.  $55 per person or book our Cooking Class Package.  It includes two nights lodging, our five course dinner for two and enrollment for one in the class.  You have never been to a gingerbread house decorating class […]

“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 […]

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 […]

“From the Spring Garden” Cooking Class at the Hartstone Inn

Chef Michael‘s last cooking class until fall is just a few weeks away!  Our “From the Spring Garden” cooking class is offered both June 1st & June 2nd from 1-3pm.  Springtime in Maine is a pretty exciting.  The snow is gone and our gardens are beginning to produce some spring bounty.  Chef Michael will take […]

Tea Cup Cake Decorating Class at the Hartstone Inn

On May 18, from noon until three o’clock, Patricia Moroz of Starlight Custom Cakes will be teaching students how to create beautiful, edible sugarpaste teacups that will be used to decorate their cakes.  Each student will be provided with a fresh cake that has been iced and covered with fondant, a teacup and saucer that […]

 
 

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