Category Archives: Food

SPRING FESTIVAL IS FESTING!

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Spring festival is Cape May’s annual sigh of relief that Winter is over. This year we have a few new events that will get you in the spirit. First, if you’re a Downton Abbey fan, you can put your Easter … Continue reading

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We’re expecting the President and Prince Charles next at Leith Hall

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We just had this wonderful article about Leith Hall published in the travel section of the Washington Post. Becky Crystal stayed with us recently – so now we expect ambassadors, noblemen, and foreign princes to beat down our doors. Leith … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Apricot Cake from Leith Hall

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I served this pumpkin apricot cake this past weekend for afternoon tea. The simple syrup makes it very moist and delicious. I like pumpkin and apricots together because they are so similar (orange color and gooey). You could use golden … Continue reading

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Bean There, Done That

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  And Lima better person for it. Yes, October 12, 2013, is this year’s ever-popular West Cape May Lima Bean Festival. It is the queen of small town farm festivals and is great fun for everyone. There’ll be live music, … Continue reading

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Richest Bestest Almond Pound Cake

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I recently served an almond pound cake at Leith Hall teatime, which is very rich and buttery. One of our guests asked for the recipe, so here it is. It is actually very easy to make and is very impressive … Continue reading

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Maple Pecan Squares

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Maple Pecan Squares This is the second recipe that Lindsay asked for. They are maple syrup flavored cake squares with a handful of crushed pecans in the cake. Of course, you could use any nuts in the cake, or no … Continue reading

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Peach Upside Down Cake for Lindsay

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Peach Upside Down cake for Lindsay Lindsay asked for the recipe for this peach upside down coffee cake which I served at teatime last week. I cut it into four squares by four squares – for sixteen servings. The cake … Continue reading

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Great Food Organic Food

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Great Food Organic Food Cape May is already a mecca for food fans because of our great restaurants. Now we have food markets as well – Tuesdays feature the West Cape May farmers market, with lots of local farmers and … Continue reading

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Cape May Craft Beer and Crab Festival

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Craft Beer and Crab Festival This coming Saturday is the second annual Cape May Craft Beer and Crab Festival. Last year’s party was a huge success and this year’s will be even more fun. There’ll be live music all day … Continue reading

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Travel and Leisure honors Cape May

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Travel and Leisure discovers Cape May’s Charms Travel and Leisure just identified Cape May as one of the best small resorts in the country. We’ve known that for years, but it’s nice to see it confirmed by a national magazine. … Continue reading

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