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Chocolate Bourbon Bread Pudding

Enjoy this wonderful Chocolate Bourbon Bread Pudding Recipe! 1 lb. Cinnamon raisin bread cut into 1″ cubes 1 c Dried cherries, coarse chopped 2 c Heavy cream 1 1/2 c Milk 1c Brown sugar 8 oz. Bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1 T Vanilla extract 1/2 c Bourbon whiskey 8 ea Large eggs 2 t Unsalted butter Read More »

Chesterfield Inn Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Try out our exceptional Chesterfield Inn chocolate mousse recipe. It is easy and sure to please! Ingredients 1 1/4 lbs. Dark, semi-sweet chocolate 3 oz. Unsalted butter 4 oz. Sugar 10 Eggs separated, room temperature 2 cups Heavy cream 1 1/2 tsp. Dark Rum (Myers) 3/4 tsp. Vanilla extract Directions Melt chocolate and butter together Read More »

Carrot Muffins

1/2 c. pecans or walnuts, toasted and coarsely chopped 2 c. grated raw carrot (2 to 3 peeled carrots) 1 large apple, peeled and grated 2 c. all purpose flour 1 1/4c. Granulated white sugar 3/4 tsp. baking soda 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 c. coconut Read More »

Hildene: just an hour from Chesterfield Inn

Last weekend a friend and I drove over to Manchester, Vermont to visit the Lincoln family home, known as Hildene. We enjoyed¬† a leisurely drive up Route 30, stopping at antique shops along the way. We followed Route 7 South through Manchester, to the gates and long driveway through the woods to Hildene. The mansion Read More »

A Beautiful Summer Afternoon at Saint Gaudens

This weekend,¬† a friend and I took advantage of a leisurely summer afternoon to make a visit to Augustus St. Gaudens’ home and studios in Cornish, New Hampshire, a National Historic Site about 45 minutes’ drive from the Chesterfield Inn. We spent 3 hours there, wandering the property, touring the house, visiting his studio, and Read More »