Come on down for the Taste of the Town!

Technically, it’s the taste of the Town and County, but that doesn’t make for a snappy headline or a catchy title, does it?? Yes, it’s time for the biggest foodie event of the year, and in 2017 it has reached a milestone: the 10th annual Taste of the Town. Sunday May 7, from noon to…

Got plans? Thanksgiving Dinner awaits!

Maryland Thanksgiving

Do you procrastinate?  Or are you a planner?   Everything is relative ….. So, are you in the camp that says “Whoa, Thanksgiving is right around the corner!”  OR, those that say, “Slow down, it’s still hot out, there’s plenty of time to make plans!” ?? Either way, this post is for you. Once again, this…

Delicious Pie :: Maryland Summer Getaway

It’s late July and summer is in full swing here at the Brampton.  The grounds are as green and verdant as they get all year:  Lilies have bloomed, black eyed Susans stare back at you wherever you look.  Every weekend someone has a barbeque or a pool party.  Zucchinis, tomatoes, peppers and eggplant threaten to take…

We Love LOVAGE – Delicious Perennial Herb

Whenever someone says the following words to you: “That Was the Best {insert whatever here} I Ever Had”. . . .  you stop a moment and say thank you.  When a few people tell you the same thing in one weekend, maybe you blush a little and say “Aw shucks.” And then you blog about it.…

Wine and Cheese Company — New Shop in Chestertown

Chestertown is full of interesting and unique shops, where you’ll likely find things you may not know you needed.  There are gift shops, clothing stores, the nicest bakery, a fun smoothie shop, and of course antiques.  For the longest time, though, there was a niche just waiting to be filled:  But not any more, thanks…

Crab Roll Picnics :: Summer on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

If you need encouragement to visit the Eastern Shore this summer, how about free crab rolls??  Starting on May 11, and running through July, stay two nights at the Brampton Inn mid-week (Sunday through Thursday) and you’ll receive a complimentary Crab Roll Picnic! Think lobster rolls like in Maine, but better: with delicious Maryland blue…

Chili Cook-off event to Benefit Kent County Humane Society

We like our turkey and vegetarian chili here at the Brampton Bed and Breakfast, and if you’ve ever visited us in the winter you may have ordered our chili picnic for one of those nights when you just wanted to stay in by the fire.  Who doesn’t love chili anyway?  If you consider yourself a…

Who’s Ready for Spring???

Asparagus stalks

It’s certainly not news that this winter’s weather  has been a bit extreme. . .as many predicted it would be.  Now that it’s March, the month of SPRING, how can we not dream of hyacinth and daffodils.  Of strawberries and rhubarb.  And the sun…. ahhhhhh, can’t you just feel it?  NO??   Well, maybe we…