Recipe of the Day: Mocha Muffins from the Chesterfield Inn

Here is the last of the chocolate recipes to celebrate American Chocolate Week.  It’s been fun gathering and sharing these recipes.  We’d love to hear about your favorites.  To top off American Chocolate Week we present Mocha Muffins from the … Read more “Recipe of the Day: Mocha Muffins from the Chesterfield Inn”

Recipe of the Day: Earl Grey Chocolate Cake from Captain's House Inn

Tea time is a special occasion at the Captain’s House Inn.  Served daily, guests look forward to this afternoon tradition at the Captain’s House.  Thus, it’s no surprise that their featured recipes would include a favorite tea. Try it … Read more “Recipe of the Day: Earl Grey Chocolate Cake from Captain's House Inn”

Recipe of the day: Gluten-free Double Chocolate Pecan Cookies

In honor of American Chocolate Week, today’s recipe comes from the Inn at Thorn Hill in Jackson, NH.  Gluten-free,  these chewy cookies are great for people with celiac disease or a wheat allergy and yet according to Inn at Thorn … Read more “Recipe of the day: Gluten-free Double Chocolate Pecan Cookies”

In honor of American Chocolate Week, two great recipes chock filled with cocoa

We're celebrating Day #2 of American Chocolate Week with two recipes that're not only delicious but beautiful too. Today we present Chocolate Bourbon Bread Pudding from the Cheterfield Inn and Red Velvet Whoopie Pies from the Deerfield Inn. Wow! What a line up of fabulously decadent desserts to celebrate the week. Just to make you feel better, we'll remind you that chocolate helps you lower blood pressure and live longer too. So bake to your heart's content and celebrate American Chocolate Week with recipes from DINE member inns.

Gateways Inn launches American Chocolate Week with a cocoa-filled line up

Welcome to American Chocolate Week! I hope you are celebrating by offering one of the fabulous recipes created at DINE member inns and featured last week. If you have not yet found a recipe that's perfect for you and your chocolate-loving loved ones, fear not. We will continue to post recipes through the week. We've even got a "how-to" video coming up, so stay tuned throughout the week!

Countdown to Chocolate Week: Deerfield Inn's Lavender Truffles

Just two more days to the outset of American Chocolate Week (March 14-20, 2011).  If you’ve been following this blog, you’ve undoubtedly been collecting recipes all week.  If you’re just discovering it now, be sure to scroll down and gather … Read more “Countdown to Chocolate Week: Deerfield Inn's Lavender Truffles”

Welcome the weekend with Baked Fudge Cake from Camden Maine Stay Inn

As we count down to American Chocolate Week, launching on Monday, March 14th, we bring another mouth watering chocolate dessert, this time from the Camden Maine Stay Inn in Camden, ME.  It’s not too late to make your reservation and … Read more “Welcome the weekend with Baked Fudge Cake from Camden Maine Stay Inn”

Yummmmm…a photo tour of what's to come during Chocolate Week

Since a picture speaks louder than words, we thought we’d share a few of the chocolate treats that are in store at Distinctive Inns of New England during American Chocolate Week, March 14 – 20, 2011.  These images were provided

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Eat chocolate, live longer

In a Chocolate.com story about American Chocolate Week, the site described a study in the Netherlands that showed eating the equivalent of one-third of a chocolate bar every day could lower blood pressure and also reduce the risk of death by up to 50%. The good news is you now have a healthy reason to eat chocolate daily; the bad news is you should probably stop a third of the way through the bar! Choose dark chocolate and the health benefits multiply.

Get Ready for American Chocolate Week

The best way to stay tuned into American Chocolate Week and create your own virtual chocolate recipe collection is to "like" Distinctive Inns on Facebook. Click here to go to their Facebook Page, for daily links to fabulous recipes! Know a fellow chocoholic? Share this with them and encourage them to "like" Distinctive Inns of New England on Facebook too. If they mention that you referred them, you might just get your own chocolate treat from Distinctive Inns of New England!