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Summer Recipes: Blueberry Scones make a Maine Breakfast Shine.

July 18th, 2018 by Kate and David Parisi

Summertime mornings in Maine get hot, so a breakfast from the griddle isn’t always the way to go. Kate’s homemade blueberry lemon scones are perfect with a morning coffee, as well as afternoon tea. Scones are a versatile treat, and can be sweet or savory depending on the ingredients and the rest of the meal. Our […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Shrub Cocktail – Kate’s Special Springtime Recipe

June 22nd, 2018 by Kate and David Parisi

Have you ever tried a cocktail shrub? (See Kate’s Video Here!) When you hear what the ingredients are, it may sound a little unconventional. However, this beverage has been around for centuries. Once a way for colonial settlers to preserve their fruits, this age-old treat has become a decadent summer refreshment.   Until the age […]

LAUNCH into Summer in Maine!

June 4th, 2018 by Kate and David Parisi

Insiders know that early June is one of the best times of year in Maine. The summer crowds have not yet arrived, and the shops and restaurants are all open. The beach beckons, and the ocean water is sparkling. It is a great time to refresh and renew on the coast of Maine. June 4, […]

Maine Lobster Dip Recipe: Warmer Weather Means Beach Party Food

May 20th, 2018 by Kate and David Parisi

We have been testing out some new recipes in the kitchen, and revising old ones. We came upon an older recipe for Warm Lobster Dip from Kate’s Aunt who used to make the dish every summer in Long Island. Warm seafood dips were staples of the midcentury picnic and cocktail scene in New England. Almost […]

Spring has Sprung in Maine at the Inn at English Meadows

May 13th, 2018 by Kate and David Parisi

Spring is finally here in the Kennebunks. Our patio’s pink mandevillas are planted and have begun the creep up the planter trellises. The peepers are out every evening and Lower Village is beginning to buzz with activity. It is a glorious time of year here in Maine. We have been thrilled to see such great […]

One breakfast at a time: Our signature meal at the Inn at English Meadows

April 15th, 2018 by Kate and David Parisi

How did we did we build a reputation for being one of the best places for breakfast in the Kennebunks? One meal at a time. Our day begins with a pre-dawn wake up call. We make our way downstairs at the Inn, and put on the coffee before we begin preparing the ingredients for our […]

Lobster Rolls & Sailing Trips: Planning for Summer in Maine

March 5th, 2018 by Kate and David Parisi

The Kennebunks are the gateway to Maine. We always enjoy the fact that when vacationers visit our area, they are either starting off (or finishing up) a beautiful tour of our great state. There is so much to see and do (and lobster to eat!) here in Maine that makes it a unique and fulfilling […]

February is for Food Lovers: Greetings from Winter in Kennebunk, Maine

February 2nd, 2018 by Kate and David Parisi

I was recently reflecting on what food means to me and what I think about when I cook. If you have been a guest at the Inn at English Meadows, you know that food is a big part of our passion for hospitality. From the daily breakfasts we craft for our guests, to our Monthly […]

Happy New Year from the Inn at English Meadows! Winter Getaways in Maine

December 29th, 2017 by Kate and David Parisi

Winter Getaways in Kennebunk, Maine! Welcome to the New Year and a glorious Winter Season in Maine. This holiday season, Mother Nature brought us a bounty of fluffy snow, and outside the Inn, it looks like a bucolic scene from a Winslow Homer painting. It is a time of true beauty here in Lower Village, […]

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