Warm Memories of Cool Days, Fall in Kennebunkport

Warm Memories of Cool Days, Fall in Kennebunkport

Take a deep breath because it’s the best time of year once again, Fall in Kennebunkport!  The Harvest is upon us and in so many ways, some more obvious than others.  As we break out the sweaters and invite the crisp air of the mornings, our kitchens begin to fill with the colors, smells, and flavors … Read More

Warm Colors & Sea Breezes this Autumn in Kennebunkport

Warm Colors & Sea Breezes this Autumn in Kennebunkport

As the air cools and the smells begin to change, locals and visitors alike embrace the Fall in Kennebunkport Maine.  With uncluttered streets and empty parking spaces we leave the hustle and bustle of the hot summer months in the rear view mirror and fill with excitement for what’s to come.  Crisp air, bright colors … Read More

Spicy Baked Pears

Spicy Baked Pears

Baked Pears, Serves 10 – Do not bake ahead, best if served warm from the oven. ½ cup firmly packed dark brown sugar 1 tsp. ground cinnamon ½ tsp. ground mace 1/8 tsp. ground gloves 5 firm-ripe pears ¼ cup butter or margarine ¾ cup orange juice 2 cups vanilla-flavor nonfat yogurt freshly grated nutmeg … Read More

Peach Melba French Toast

Peach Melba French Toast

French Toast Ingredients: 2 – 1 pound loaves crusty French bread 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup part skim milk Ricotta cheese 1/2 cup peach preserves 1 cup dried peaches 5 eggs 1¼ cups milk ½ tsp. vanilla ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon Dash ground nutmeg 2 Tbsp. Butter Cut the French bread into diagonal … Read More

Paint the Town Red! February in Kennebunkport

Paint the Town Red! February in Kennebunkport

Heat up your February with romance and cool activities!  Get out, stretch your legs, get your blood flowing, feel the fresh air on your face so you can really cozy up and appreciate being fire side!  When’s the last time you sat and held your loved ones’ hand while you decide which delectable cuisine to … Read More

Spinach Strata Recipe

Spinach Strata Recipe

Serves 8-10 Approx. 20 (1/2-inch thick slices supermarket French or Italian bread 10 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 8 medium shallots, minced (about ½ cup) 3 (10-oz.) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry Salt and ground black pepper 1 cup medium-dry white wine, Vermouth 10 ounces Gruyere cheese, grated (about 2 1/2 cups) 13 … Read More

A change in the wind: Fall in Kennebunkport

A change in the wind: Fall in Kennebunkport

I’ve always found it interesting that the day after the children return to school, the air changes ever so slightly.  The humidity seems to subside, the air smells of the approaching change of season and the world slows down just a bit.  Truthfully Fall in Kennebunkport is our favorite time of year.  Fall is on it’s … Read More

Kennebunkport Village Art Walk

Kennebunkport Village Art Walk

With a back drop as picturesque as Kennebunkport it was inevitable this region would draw and develop a world class culture of the arts.  With modern convenience and timeless appeal the Kennebunks are a destination for the senses.  Like all things classic, the Kennebunks  boast a universal appeal indicative of all things timeless.  Settled in 1621 Kennebunkport Maine has captured and sustained … Read More

Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

Now open! This live music venue offers the finest in national, regional, and local music talent throughout the summer and fall season. A gracious, historic barn setting, Vinegar Hill offers an intimate venue that provides entertainers with a superlative, vibrant setting to showcase their talents. Showcasing a variety of genres, like cabaret, classical, rock, folk, … Read More

Visit the Kennebunkport Seashore Trolley Museum

Visit the Kennebunkport Seashore Trolley Museum

When we plan a vacation, it is fun to see all of the local sights while we are there. However, it is also fun to take a step back in time and experience what life was like in another time. This can easily be done in most towns by going to a fun museum, touring … Read More

Fishing in Kennebunkport Maine

Fishing in Kennebunkport Maine

It’s easy to be able to say that we all relax in different ways. This can also be said in the way we all choose to vacation. Some of us enjoy staying home and having one less thing like work to do each day. Others enjoy going to far off places and seeing another lifestyle … Read More

Launch, a Kennebunkport Maritime Festival

Launch, a Kennebunkport Maritime Festival

In a place like Kennebunkport, one thing you can be assured of is that there is a lot of history to the area. Going to modern shops of historic roads can be fun and educational at the same time. Having history all around is one of the main reasons we at The Captain Jefferds love … Read More

Scones

Scones

Scone Recipe, makes 16 2 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 3/4 cup dried cranberries, raisins, currents or chopped dates 1 stick butter (unsalted), slightly softened 1/2 cup sour cream 1 egg 4tbsp. heavy cream Preheat oven to 350. Mix the dry ingredients thoroughly with … Read More