Christmas Menus at the Hartstone Inn

  2020 Christmas Menus Christmas Eve Curbside – December 24, 2020 – 2-5 p.m.  $45 Spice-Seared Quail with a Green Apple Confit Creamy Mussel Soup with Fava Beans and Chives Scallops wrapped with House-Smoked Salmon. Grilled Leek and Parmesan Risotto Gingerbread Cheesecake with a Spiced Crème Anglaise Christmas Eve Dinner – December 24, 2020 – Seating at 5:00 p.m.  $65  Spice-Seared Quail …
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Butternut Squash Soup with a Nutmeg Cream

  Ingredients (serves 8) 2 1/2 pounds butternut squash, skin and seeds removed, roughly cut into 1/2-inch cubes 2 medium carrots, peeled and roughly cut into 1/2-inch cubes 2 Tablespoons canola oil 2 medium-sized yellow onions, peeled and roughly cut 1 stalk celery, roughly cut 1 1/2 quarts chicken stock 1 bay leaf 1/4 teaspoon …
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Hartstone Inn “Culinary Weekend” Sweepstakes

OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING The following Sweepstakes is intended for legal residents of the 50 United States of America (USA), D.C. over the age of 21 only and shall only be construed and evaluated according to U.S. law. Do not enter …
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Potato and Apple Pancakes with Smoked Salmon

Ingredients 1 pound red potatoes, peeled 1 medium yellow onion, peeled 1 medium Granny Smith apple, unpeeled, quartered and cored 2 large eggs 2 scallions, green part only, finely chopped 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 cup all-purpose flour Canola oil (for frying) 4 ounces sour cream 2 Tablespoons chopped red …
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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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Thank You note

Messages of Support

Thank you again for all the wonderful messages of support. We are so happy to keep providing you with great meals, and look forward to the day we can have you back in our dining room! Our absolute favorite place to celebrate anything. Beautiful place, delicious food and wonderful people. Even today, we are going …
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Cornbread in skillets

Cornbread Recipe

Michael’s Cornbread yields: two 12-inch cast iron skillets Ingredients 6 large ears corn on the cob 2 teaspoons olive oil 3/4 cup heavy cream 1/3 cup milk 1/4 cup pure maple syrup 1 1/2 cups melted unsalted butter 3 eggs 2 1/4 cups cake flour 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 cup cornmeal 2 teaspoons …
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Maple sugar from Maine

Experience Maple Sugar Season in Maine

Spring is easily one of the sweetest times of the year! The birds are singing and the flowers are blooming; Mother Nature is abundant with beauty and life. Join us this year for a long-standing New England tradition and enjoy everything maple sugar season has to offer. Get ready for delicious treats and sweet experiences …
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Skiing at Camden Snow Bowl

Hit the Maine Slopes at Camden Snow Bowl

As the winter kicks into high gear, it’s time to hit the Maine slopes. Camden Snow Bowl is now open for the 2020 season! Whether it’s skiing with a view of the ocean or whizzing down the toboggan track, winter fun hits its peak at the Camden Snow Bowl. Just an 4-mile drive from the …
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Camden, Maine

Boston Fashionista: Explore Camden Weekend

It is always a blessing when you get to see the work you do reflected in someone else’s perspective. We recently had the pleasure of hosting the travel and fashion blogger, Boston Fashionista. She joined us for a weekend to explore Camden and to take part in Chef Michael’s Dim Sum cooking class. Stay With …
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Christmas music and bells

Holiday Music in Midcoast Maine: Songs of the Season

In the weeks leading up to Christmas, Camden bursts into song. This year, December 14 seems to be THE night to select among many great options for holiday music in Midcoast Maine. So why not book a stay today and come tap your toes, sway, or sing along to your chosen melody. Here are three …
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Living room with gas fireplace, couch, and leather chairs

Black Friday Special: Our Best Winter Deal!

$229 Two-Night Getaway with $55 Dinner Credit, Wine & Chocolates! Enjoy two nights lodging in the traditional room of your choice, a sumptuous breakfast each morning and a $55 dinner credit to be applied to our Chef’s Five-Course Tasting dinner menu for two.  As an added bonus, find red wine and our handmade chocolates in …
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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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