Photo courtesy of Karen Roe
Interested in beekeeping? Knox Lincoln County beekeepers will be at Merryspring Gardens this Saturday with an observation hive,- so you can see first hand how honeybees live and work. Also there will be beekeeping equipment you can try on, and information on beekeeping classes.
Photo courtesy of Karen Roe.
Hot cross buns today for afternoon tea! Used a great recipe from BBC good food – http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/2066661/hot-cross-buns
Join Maine’s maple producers to celebrate Maine Maple Sunday on March 25, 2012. Nearby sugar houses offering free tasting include Freyenhagen’s Family Farm, Union. Sparky’s Apiaries, Hope. Golden Nugget Sugar Shack, Appleton. All offering free tastings/ demonstrations of how syrup is produced from tap to table. Sweetgrass Farm Winery & Distillery, Union will offer tastings of it’s Maple Smash liqueur and distilling demonstration. Yum!
We have a couple of new additions to our beer selection. Couldn’t believe it when our State of Maine beer supplier told us they had Scottish beer in stock! So we now have two wonderful new beers for you to try. We have Belhaven Pale Ale and Belhaven Scottish stout.
Camden’s Farmers Market every Sat morning is the place to be! Today I was there getting, among other things some Hahn’s End cheese for our cheeseboards. A local Maine artisan cheese maker, his Blue Velvet cheese is just the best! Come and try a sample.
Beautiful day in Camden, Maine today. I made some special lavender and rose glazed shortbread this morning. All those booked in for the Holiday weekend will be able to sample some for afternoon tea today! The culinary lavender comes from the fabulous Glendarragh lavender farm, in Appleton, Maine. Fancy a cuppa?
Just opened at 12 Bayview street, Camden, ‘Chocolatier Blue’ uses only fresh ingredients, organic ingredients whenever possible and the finest Italian chocolate. At the Chocolatier Blue Flagship store in Berkeley, Calif., the top sellers are passion fruit caramel, hazelnut and espresso. Sounds divine -can’t wait to try some!
Another fun food and wine event coming up soon, hosted by the Cellardoor Winery and Megunticook market.
Pop the Cork 2011 will be held in Rockport Village and will feature a very special performance by Huey Lewis and The News!
Cellardoor Winery and Megunticook Market proudly present Pop The Cork 2011
to benefit United Midcoast Charities. Join Cellardoor Winery for its 4th annual Pop The Cork Celebration!
In addition to the featured performance there will be food , wine and other entertainment.
Cellardoor Winery’s 16 month aged Petite Sirah will be making a first appearance . Advanced ticket purchase required.
Tickets are $75. All proceeds benefit UMCC. Please call 207-763-4478 or visithttps://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/173230 to purchase tickets.
Several fine restaurants in and around Camden have tempting offerings for Maine restaurant week . Actually it’s longer than a week, but that just gives you more time to sample them all! Here are just a few of the restaurants participating –
Natalie’s at the Camden Harbor inn offers a triple choice menu for $40.00, Paulina’s way and Cappy’s chowder house offer a $20.00 menu, and one of my favorite’s Lily Bistro also offering a great price of $20.00 for 3 courses. Stay at the Blue Harbor House Inn with special rates starting at $99.00 until March 12th
For all you blueberry lovers, the Coastal Mountains Land Trust is offering a free blueberry pick from 8.30am-2pm on Sat 07 August. Mmm….
Beech Hill Preserve is managed for the purpose of maintaining the property’s scenic beauty, historic value, grassland bird habitat, and organic blueberry production. Beech Nut, the historic stone Hut on the summit, will be open to the public Fri Aug6th from 2.00pm-6.00 pm., and Sat Aug 07th from 10.00am -2.00pm.