Forage for Mushrooms in Maine

There is something immensely satisfying about foraging for mushrooms in Maine. Strolling the woodland paths, your boots crush the earth and release the damp, earthy scent of Fall’s forest floor. Crisp Autumn air carries the whiff of woodsmoke. You stoop and inspect, sniff and squint, and search for a smorgasbord of tasty varieties in a …
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Late September Means Midcoast Maine Apple Season

Drive down a midcoast Maine country lane. Above your head, rows of birches and sugar maples create an extended canopy of color and light as they arc towards embrace like long-lost lovers. A yellow leaf from a basswood floats down onto your windshield. A tidy white farmhouse and stately red barn welcome you to your …
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11 Things To Do In Midcoast Maine

11 Things to do in Midcoast Maine Tourism is one of the largest industries in the state of Maine. That means there is never a shortage of things to do; for both visitors and residents alike! We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 activities that we think our guests would love, in no particular …
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Maine Restaurant Week – March 1-12, 2019

Maine Restaurant Week is a celebration of the culinary talents of area restaurants. During restaurant week, restaurants offer specially priced three-course meals. Chefs work hard year round to take care of their customers. During restaurant weeks, they go above and beyond. The first restaurant week concept originated in New York City in the early nineties …
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Witness the U.S. National Toboggan Championships in Camden, Maine

More than 400 teams will compete in Camden, Maine in the 28th annual U.S. National Toboggan Championships at the Camden Snow Bowl Feb. 8-10, 2019. This fun-loving, yet very competitive event promises thrilling races down a 400-foot chute, comical costumes and loads of entertainment for participants and spectators alike. 2019 U.S. National Toboggan Championships Schedule FRIDAY, …
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Book Our Spacious Rental Home and Bring the Family!

Planning your 2019 family vacation?  Our premiere rental cottage is spacious for families or friends traveling together.  Harbor Watch Cottage sleeps ten and  is located in the heart the village.  It offers lovely views of the harbor — with panoramic vistas from many rooms!  The harbor is just outside your door, with its fleet of …
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Smoked Salmon Frittata Recipe

by Chef Michael Salmon serves 2 6 large eggs 1/4 cup whole milk 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter 2 ounces Atlantic smoked salmon 1/4 cup grated sharp Vermont cheddar 2 Tablespoons finely chopped red onion 2 Tablespoons capers freshly ground black pepper 2 Tablespoons chopped chives 2 Tablespoons sour cream fruit for …
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Winter Fun – Skiing Getaway Packages!

It is officially wintertime here at the Hartstone Inn.  The air is chilly and there’s snow on the ground.  That doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of outdoor fun to be had!  The Camden Snow Bowl is just a short distance away from us and it offers skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, skating, tubing and a toboggan chute. …
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“Sweetheart” Valentine’s Day Package

Surprise your Valentine with our “Sweetheart” Getaway Package anytime during the month of February!  Your two night getaway will start off with a romantic bottle of bubbly and a box of our decadent, homemade chocolates.  Our award winning dining room will spoil you with memorable multi-course breakfasts each morning and our five course dinner for …
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Ring in the New Year with Us!

Stay with us this New Years Eve and enjoy a special eight-course dinner!   MENU: December 31, 2018 HUDSON VALLEY DUCK LIVER MOUSSE – lingonberries BUCKWHEAT BLINI – house-smoked salmon, caviar SEARED SEA SCALLOP – crisp cauliflower, capers, raisins CREAMY OYSTER SOUP – celery, pumpernickle HOISIN POACHED LOBSTER – sesame wonton crisp, wakame BEEF TENDERLOIN …
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Chef Michael’s Orange-Spiced Rice Pudding Recipe

Orange-Spiced Rice Pudding by Chef Michael Salmon yields 6 portions If you’ve stayed with us at the Inn, you may have had this delicious breakfast dish. It is one of our most requested recipes! 1/2 cup water 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup Arborio rice 3/4 cup milk 1/2 cups heavy cream 3 Tablespoons sugar 1/4 …
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“Holiday Hors d’ Oeuvres I” Cooking Class

Saturday, December 8th or Sunday, December 9th, 2018 1-3pm / $45 per person Having a Christmas party? Chef Michael has a variety of hors d’oeuvres recipes that are perfect for the holiday season. Class will start with Key Lime Martinis and follow with: Phyllo-Wrapped Lamb Chops with a Rosemary-Mustard Aioli, Funchi Rounds with Maine Lobster, …
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Book with Assurance

While we’ve always prided ourselves on our cleanliness standards, we are taking additional measures to ensure your health and safety.  We also have a flexible cancellation policy.

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