Dessert for Breakfast, Part III: Doughnut and doughnut holes

Glazed donus from Rabbit Hill InnWe’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

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

Finding recipes on DistinctiveInns.com and Thanksgiving ideas

Breakfast in bed at Chesterfield InnWe listened and we heard your request for an easy way to find the all those recipes that have been posted on the Distinctive Inns of New England website. We’ve added a link to all the recipe stories we’ve … Read more

Berry Good Recipes from Distinctive Inns of New England

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!

In honor of the Derby

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.

For the love of Ginger – 3 great ginger recipes

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.

A compilation of DINE recipes

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

Soup’s on, come DINE

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.

Celebrate Better Breakfast Month with DINE recipes

CaptHouseInn-salmon bennieSeptember 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