Gingerbread and Chocolate Recipes from Brampton

Nothing says Christmas quite like gingerbread right? We love ginger and all things gingery here at the Brampton Inn.  In fact, we make ginger snap cookies all year long for our afternoon tea, not just in the fall and winter.  When I first came to work here (over 6 years ago, now!)  I thought that…

Pumpkin Cookie Recipe: A Perfect Treat for Thanksgiving!

It’s that time of year again, when pumpkins find their way to our tables at breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so why not for dessert with a delicious pumpkin cookie recipe? We’ve shared one of our favorite Pumpkin Recipes before, and this year it’s no different. Carole, who continues to amaze with her kitchen creations at our…

Our Chestertown Inn has no idea what to do with all those tomatoes!

Our Chestertown inn tomato plants have been, and continue to be, prolific this year! It always seems that we have more than we know what to do with, but this year even more so. Luckily, the actual tomatoes have been delicious, and so we have been bombarding our guests with them at every chance we…

Secret Revealed to World’s Best Pancakes from the Brampton Inn!

We make a lot of pancakes here at our Maryland Bed and Breakfast: the Brampton Inn. Flapjacks; griddle cakes; souffle cakes;  whatever you call them, they are probably most peoples’ favorite breakfast item of all time. And of course they’re not just for breakfast either: who can argue with a  pancake dinner? We have a…

2nd Annual “Locavore Literary Festival” at Chestertown’s Washington College

We’ve talked about eating local foods before, and it’s time to do it again. The weekend of March 30, April 1-2, Washington College’s Center for Environment & Society will host their 2nd Locavore Literary Festival with regional and national writers speaking about food, foraging and fermentation. There will be demonstrations and even an opportunity to…

Oyster Festival at the Brampton Bed and Breakfast Inn

  On January 28, The Brampton Inn will be hosting its own, private oyster “festival” here at the inn for guests who wish to participate. Well, it’s more like dinner than an actual festival, but you get the idea. Oysters from the Chester River served four different ways with a winter salad and sparkling wine.…