Recipes that take the cake for romantic desserts

You know that the way to your mate’s heart is through his or her stomach, right?  Whether it’s Valentine’s Day or a romantic anniversary or significant birthday, the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) are on board to help celebrate.  … Read more “Recipes that take the cake for romantic desserts”

Get sauced in DINE country – great summer sauce recipes

BBQ sauce recipes from Distinctive Inns of New EnglandSummer time is grilling time, so we polled the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) innkeepers asking for some creative additions for the BBQ.  From Dave’s Tomato Butter to Leslie’s Root Beer BBQ glaze, we encourage you to “get sauced” … Read more “Get sauced in DINE country – great summer sauce recipes”

Honeymoons in Vermont: All About You – first in a series about New England honeymoons

Rabbit Hill Inn, romantic getawaysAre you getting married in New England and seeking a New England honeymoon destination?  Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) offers the ideal respite for those seeking a romantic honeymoon destination, bursting with personalized hospitality.  With 12 DINE inns to … Read more “Honeymoons in Vermont: All About You – first in a series about New England honeymoons”

Bucket List Breakfast Ideas, Part 2: Not your ordinary French Toast

In Part 1 of our Bucket List Breakfast Ideas series we explored pancakes with penache. Today, we’re saying move over plain French Toast, Distinctive Inns of New England is here to offer up a variety of beyond-boring French Toast … Read more “Bucket List Breakfast Ideas, Part 2: Not your ordinary French Toast”

DistinctiveInns.com: Your go-to place for fabulous inn recipes

Apple dessert from Rabbit Hill InnAs you know from visiting the 12 Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) there are some fabulous cooks within our ranks of innkeepers.  From breakfast to dessert (and sometimes they are combined for a fabulous start to the day), you’ll … Read more “DistinctiveInns.com: Your go-to place for fabulous inn recipes”

Celebrate National Fresh Fruit and Veggie Month with recipes from DINE

NationalFruitsandVegeMonthJune is busting out all over with fresh and colorful fruits and vegetables.  And when you pair farmers markets and New England Farm Stands with the 12 Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) what you get is one fabulous culinary Read more “Celebrate National Fresh Fruit and Veggie Month with recipes from DINE”

Three great reasons to WINE and DINE

Julia Childs quote about wine and dineWe read over and over again that vacations are good for one’s health. The new scenery stimulates the brain and time away from the stress of office and home allows the body to relax and revive. After the winter we’ve … Read more “Three great reasons to WINE and DINE”

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”

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.

A Luxurious European Stay at The Gateways Inn and their Caramelized Onion & Goat Cheese Tart Recipe