Almond Biscotti–our April Recipe Share

This month’s recipe is a favorite of Rita’s; and because we’ll be having biscotti at the Taste of Chestertown, we thought it was appropriate. Don’t forget: send in any recipes you’d like us to try and if we use it at the inn, you’ll win 2 mugs. ALMOND BISCOTTI 2 large eggs                                        2 cups all…

A Taste of Chestertown Returns

On April 26th Chestertown’s 2nd Annual Taste of the Town will be held down by the river at Wilmer Park and Brampton will be in attendance again.   We will be offering our popular Maryland Brownies and two types of biscotti.  Many of Chestertown’s finest restaurants will feature sampler plates of their cuisine.  There will…

Celebrate Spring on the Schooner Sultana

April’s First Friday celebration in downtown Chestertown will have something new this year: The Schooner Sultana celebrates “Up-Rigging” weekend for the first time ever with public events.  The festivities coincide with First Friday Fun, making it a terrific opportunity to check out lots of local shops and galleries and learn a little something too.  Here…

Spring has sprung (sort of)

Last weekend marked the first day of spring and we had a house full of guests here to celebrate it.  It’s a good thing our fireplace season lasts until April 15 (yes, tax day) because the lows were in the 30’s the past few nights.  Still, it was great to finally see the sun for…

Spinach & Onion Cake–our March Recipe Share

We love sharing our recipes. If any of you have one you would like to share with us please e-mail it. If it becomes the next big hit not only will we name it after you, we’ll also give you two  of our popular “Brampton” mugs! This is our March recipe. We discovered this a…

March comes in like a lion!

Just when we thought spring was right around the corner, BAM, a March snowfall the likes of which we haven’t seen in quite a while. There was at least a foot of snow on the ground and it kept Michael busy all day plowing with the tractor. It was starkly beautiful and I couldn’t help…

Yummy chocolate brownie recipe…..”Maryland” Brownies

I don’t know about you, but I don’t like to wait until February 14 to enjoy my fill of chocolate.  I consider it to be an essential food group in and of itself, although the recommended daily allowance varies with each individual. This brownie recipe is a favorite at the inn all year long.  They…

Guess whooo came to visit?

Thought you might enjoy this photo of a Barred Owl that was sitting in the great big maple tree out in front of the inn.   I was walking my dogs the other day, around 4:30 pm, and there it was, just staring at me…I couldn’t believe it!  What was this owl doing out during the…