Microbreweries in Massachusetts: Favorite picks from DINE innkeepers

DINE innkeepers choices for best microbrews in MassachusettsFrom Cape Cod’s microbreweries to nano-brews in the Berkshires, Massachusetts is filled with craft brewing options for beer lovers.  Pair a tour of Massachusetts microbreweries with a stay at any of the Distinctive Inns of New England members located in … Read more “Microbreweries in Massachusetts: Favorite picks from DINE innkeepers”

Sweet maple deals and maple festivals to celebrate the sweetest month in New England

Maple Syrup is an essential ingredient in most DINE maple recipesThey call March the sweetest month of the year.  As the sap starts flowing, Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) innkeepers start pulling out the maple recipes and maple syrup goes top of mind for all in Northern New England.  … Read more “Sweet maple deals and maple festivals to celebrate the sweetest month in New England”

Honeymoons & Mini-moons in Massachusetts – It’s all about you. Fourth in the series

bridal couple at Grafton InnToday we’ll continue our series dedicated to combining the perfect honeymoon with Distinctive Inns in Massachusetts.  For those who don’t have time for a full honeymoon, a Massachusetts mini-moon is the perfect answer.  You’ll find four of the 12 Distinctive Read more “Honeymoons & Mini-moons in Massachusetts – It’s all about you. Fourth in the series”

Electric car owners get charged at DINE properties

As Tesla and other electric cars gain popularity, the need grows for a network of charging stations throughout the U.S. No one is more concerned about this than Tesla Motors, makers of the luxury electric cars. Determined to eradicate … Read more “Electric car owners get charged at DINE properties”

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”

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.

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”

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