Pies on Parade Tour: Not your average pie in the sky tour

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Nicknamed “Pie Town USA” by the Food Network after Bobby Flay visited for a pie throwdown, Rockland is living up to its name with the 9th Annual Pies on Parade Pie Tour to celebrate National Pie Day (National Pie Day is celebrated each year on Jan 23rd).   On January 27, 2013 Rockland, Maine will go pie-crazy from 1:00 – … Read More

THE SWEETEST SUSTAINABLE WAY TO FEED MAINE’S HUNGRY FAMILIES

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With less than two weeks left before the 9th Annual Pies on Parade Tour in Rockland, Maine, the innkeepers at Historic Inns of Rockland are busy getting ready.  Each of the fifteen or so businesses planning to participate, including the founding membersBerry Manor Inn, LimeRock Inn and Granite Inn, will be serving a sweet and a savory pie sampling.  While you will still … Read More

Pies On Parade: An event for all causes

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With less than three weeks left before the 9th Annual Pies on Parade Tour in Rockland, Maine, the innkeepers at Historic Inns of Rockland are busy getting ready.  Each of the twenty or so businesses planning to participate, including the founding members Berry Manor Inn, LimeRock Inn and Granite Inn, will be serving a sweet and a savory pie sampling.  … Read More

Top Ten Survival Techniques to use for Pies On Parade

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Cheryl Michaelsen, co-owner of the Berry Manor Inn, knows pie survival tactics.  In fact, from time to time she has to exercise pie combat warfare techniques as guests at the Berry Manor Inn will fight to the finish for the last piece of pie, served there 24-7-365.  For that reason, Cheryl has developed this list of pie-vival techniques to insure … Read More

Remember, all proceeds from Pies On Parade benefit the Area Interfaith Outreach (AIO) Food Pantry & Fuel Assistance Program.

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January 23 marks National Pie Day and each year the Historic Inns of Rockland celebrate with the biggest Pie-stravaganza New England has ever seen on the Sunday afterward, Jan 27, 2013.  How big is it? It’s big enough that Rockland was dubbed “Pie Town USA” by the Food Network.  This year will be no exception as planning is underway for … Read More

OUTSIDE THE BOX GINGERBREAD HOUSES: Holiday How To’s Include Tips on Gingerbread House Design – Part Two

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Beyond trees and wreaths, there are few symbols of the holidays so well venerated as the gingerbread house.  Throughout the country, gingerbread house displays and contests attract everyone from culinary architects to kids who love to savor the decorations. Frank Isganitis spends the year planning his original gingerbread designs, which are always the highlight of the family holiday party.  Each … Read More

OUTSIDE THE BOX GINGERBREAD HOUSES: Holiday How To’s Include Tips on Gingerbread House Design – Part One

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Beyond trees and wreaths, there are few symbols of the holidays so well venerated as the gingerbread house.  Throughout the country, gingerbread house displays and contests attract everyone from culinary architects to kids who love to savor the decorations. Frank Isganitis spends the year planning his original gingerbread designs, which are always the highlight of the family holiday party.  Each … Read More

DECORATING FOR A VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS: Berry Manor Inn offers advice on celebrating the holidays with Victorian customs

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Berry Manor Inn owner, Cheryl Michaelsen wouldn’t admit it, but with all the research she’s done on Victorian tradition for the inn, she really has become an expert in how to decorate for a Victorian Christmas.  Her Victorian-style inn offers the ideal backdrop to showcase venerated Victorian traditions throughout the year. During the Victorian era, commonly considered from the mid … Read More

Thanksgiving Pie ideas from Pie Town USA

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Now that Halloween is behind us, the countdown to Thanksgiving is on.  With Thanksgiving comes the annual search for the perfect pies to finish the feast.   Look no further!  Historic Inns of Rockland are here with pie recipes for your Thanksgiving dinner. When it comes to pies, the Historic Inns of Rockland’s innkeepers’ ears perk up! Dubbed Pie Town … Read More

Beth’s Farm Market, a foodie’s fantasy

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There are farm stands then there are destination farm extravaganzas.  Beth’s Farm Market defies both and qualifies as a place where Historic Inns of Rockland guests might want to get lost for the whole day!  Start the day out with a hearty breakfast at one of the three Historic Inns of Rockland, and then set out for Warren with a … Read More