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Cape May Wineries – The Napa of New Jersey !

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Cape May – The Napa of New Jersey? A recent Leith Hall bed and breakfast guest was visiting the many wineries that have opened recently near Cape May. He is a wine expert and was telling us that New Jersey … Continue reading

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BIRDING CAPE MAY

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Birding Cape May for Beginners You may already know that Cape May is one of the top birding sites in the world. But, what if you’re not a knowledgeable birder? Those other people will know everything about every detail and … Continue reading

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A TALE OF TWO CHEESECAKES

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  Jewish and Siciliano New York This cheesecake is trying to reproduce one made by an old college friend, Kenny Kleinrock’s mother. She approached the task as a scientific experiment, trying many variations ’till she found the perfect, the archetypal, … Continue reading

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Free Tickets for Cape May Music Festival

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Just a reminder of our Music Festival Special; we’ll supply your tickets if you visit us for any concert. There are two great evenings coming up. Both part of the CapeMay Music festival, but very different.  The first is Tuesday … Continue reading

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CAPE MAY RASPBERRY SOUR CREAM COFFEE CAKE for Donna B.

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A recent Leith Hall b&b guest, Donna B.,  emailed me for two recipes for treats that we serve at afternoon tea. The first was Cape May bed and breakfast Gingerbread which was in an earlier post, and this is the … Continue reading

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Cape May bed and breakfast Gingerbread for Donna B.

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Recently one of our guests at Leith Hall b&b contacted me to request two recipes we serve at afternoon tea. This one, Leith Hall’s Cape May bed and breakfast Gingerbread, is for Donna. It has bits of crystallized ginger in … Continue reading

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Roger and Judy’s Pumpkin Apricot Cake

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Brave Leith Hall Guests Follow Elan’s Recipes This past weekend, Roger and Judy, who visit us every year and are so much fun to talk to, asked for the recipe for the pumpkin and apricot cake that I served for … Continue reading

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FLOWERS AND GARDENS AT THE BEACH IN CAPE MAY

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 A Victorian Flower Garden along the Sidewalk When Suzie and I moved to Cape May in 1989, one of the first projects on our list was to replace the sidewalk in front of Leith Hall and plant a flower garden. … Continue reading

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MEMORIAL DAY IN CAPE MAY

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Memorial Day History in Cape May Suzie and I just got back from New York where we saw the new Broadway production of Porgy and Bess, which is set in Catfish Row in Charleston South Carolina. Many thanks to SK … Continue reading

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Leith Hall ROMANTIC GETAWAY TRUFFLES

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We just had our third annual Spring Chocolate Championship yesterday and, once again, I didn’t win. You may remember that Chocolate Championship was my suggestion several years ago for MAC to start a new tour during Spring Festival. Any tour … Continue reading

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