Maine Maple Sunday

Once again, the sweetest time of year is upon Maine!  Maine Maple Sunday is back on March 27th and 28th, 2021.   Each of the almost 100 participating sugarhouses offer different events and activities including tours of the sap lines and demonstrations of sap boiling; tastes of culinary delights of all things maple, from pancakes to …
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Cheese to enjoy with tomato jam

Let’s make cheese

Ten years ago I took a cheese making course with Caitlin of Appleton Creamery, here in Maine. As a chef, we are curious about our food products, so I wanted to see her farm and get an introduction to the process of making cheese. I fell in love with the process…the smells, the systematic approach, …
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European Culinary Tours

Our European Culinary Tours Turn 10!

  Have you been on one of our foodie adventures yet? We will be celebrating 10 years of our extremely popular European culinary tours in 2020. It has been a wild ride full of great food, marvelous locations, and spectacular fun.  While all of our Michael Salmon Foodie Adventures for 2020 are fully booked, its …
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Fireplace and sitting area in Manor Suite

New at our Camden Maine Luxury Inn

With the coming of a new season, we thought we’d share some things that are new right here and right now at our Camden Maine luxury inn. We have several new gluten-free options on our menus. We heard you, and have responded in many delicious ways.  Back by popular demand are our famous napkin rings. …
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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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Complimentary Pairings at Cellardoor Winery

Visit Cellardoor Winery on several upcoming Sunday’s and enjoy complimentary food and wine pairings!   Their 200-year-old barn in Lincolnville will feature their award wining wine along with food bites from local purveyors.  While you’re there, browse their gift shop and enjoy the breathtaking views of their vineyard! 2017 Complimentary Pairings Schedule: September 17 | …
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Maine Lobster Festival is Not to be Missed!

How many pounds of lobster do you think are eaten each year at the Rockland Lobster Festival? While you ponder that a moment, we’ll go ahead and tell you that in addition to delicious food, the annual Rockland Lobster Festival is a great place to enjoy a parade, live music, arts and craft vendors, a …
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Craft Breweries in Mid-Coast Maine

The Mid-coast Maine region is home to some of the best breweries in Maine — a state well-known for delicious craft ales and lagers.  Whether you’re just visiting or you’ve been here a while, a day spent sampling suds from these local breweries is never a mistake.  Listed below are three located in a close …
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50% Off May 2017 Provence Trip!

  Feeling Spontaneous?   There’s still time to join the Foodie Adventure fun this spring!  As a last minute special we are offering 50% off the MAY, 2017 Provence trip! Email for details:        

$5 Cocktails & New Small Plates Menu!

Joins us everyday from 5-6:30pm for our HAPPY HOUR! All of our house specialty cocktails are just $5 and every drink you order is served with a complimentary hors d’ oeuvre! Sit on the by the fire in our parlor room or enjoy the fire pit on our patio! Hungry? Order off our new small …
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Greetings from Tuscany!

  Follow our foodie adventures on our new Foodie Facebook page. Michael and I are cooking and playing in Italy this week and our travelers are CELEBRATING!  Anniversaries, birthdays and an empty nesters.     A FOODIE ADVENTURE is a one of a kind vacation sure to make your celebration extra special. Choose from 5 destinations …
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Appleton Cheese Trail – Foodie Fun!

Appleton Creamery and ME Water Buffalo Co., two local creameries will be offering their cheeses for sale and farm visits every Saturday through the month of October (fall weather permitting).  You can pick up the Appleton Cheese Trail rack card from their booths at many Midcoast Maine farmers’ markets and local info kiosks.  On it …
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