St Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and with that comes some tasty treats from the kitchens of the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE). In keeping with our acronym, the innkeepers at DINE love to offer up special … Read more
While some boast of the Art of the Deal, when it comes to the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE), it’s all about the Tart of the Meal. Not only is breakfast the most important meal of the day, it’s … Read more
As we think about turning the calendar from August to September, it’s not only those shorter days that remind us that fall is coming. One peek into the garden, replete with ripened tomatoes, reminds us that fall is almost here. … Read more
We’ve been adding the sweetest recipe posts to our DINE blog, with a collection of fabulous sweet recipes to start the day from the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE). We’ve coined the term “bressert” for starting off the most … Read more
We’ve gone through our recipe files to bring you some “berry” good recipes for wonderful fruit-filled desserts compliments of Distinctive Inns of New England. When in berry season, join us in making some "berry" good desserts!
While mint juleps might be the drink of the day during the Kentucky Derby, this delicious pie will hold up as the "other" official dish of the Derby! Coming to you from the Chesterfield Inn, be sure to add a piece of this to your Derby party this year.
We're on a recipe roll in the DINE blog. In last week’s blog posting, we created a compendium of links to recipes featured from DINE innkeepers. This week we’ll continue our focus on food with a spotlight on one of the healthiest ingredients you can find – ginger. Good for what ails your stomach and offering strong anti-inflammatory compounds, many of the 11 DINE member inns offer wonderful recipes featuring this power-packed ingredient. That means even if it is sweet and yummy, you can feel good about eating ginger treats at any of the 11 DINE member inns.
Why is it that winter brings out the hibernation instinct, which leads to more time in the kitchen? It’s uncanny. Every winter we gravitate to the kitchen for comfort foods. Soups, casseroles, warm beverages. That’s what we seek in the … Read more
There's a winter nip in the air. The snow has fallen at one time or another throughout Northern and Southern New England. As temperatures fluctuate at this time of year, there's nothing better than a good old fashioned bowl of soup. Stay at the Captain's House Inn throughout the winter and you'll be treated to a complimentary steaming bowl of hot soup in the afternoon.
September celebrates Better Breakfast Month and when it comes to breakfast, no one knows better than guests to the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England how well DINE inns can start the day. You haven’t celebrated the most important meal … Read more
Labor Day marks the unofficial end of the summer travel season, and the “welcome to fall” time for foodies. All eleven DINE innkeepers are looking forward to the fall foliage season, with yummy breakfast recipes, desserts and cool concoctions for … Read more