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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 »

Zip Line, Hang Gliding, Paragliding…Thrilling New Hampshire Activities!

Last weekend, while driving down Route 12 in Charlestown, New Hampshire, we noticed what looked like large kites with people hanging from them flying through the air. We quickly turned off the main road and into the Morningside Flight Park to check it out. The Park is set into the bottom and side of a Read More »