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Claude and Dan – Behind the Scenes in the Kitchen and on the Grounds

Man and woman, Dan and Claude, smiling with their arms around each other

Claude Edwards, our assistant chef holds the title as the employee with the most tenure at the Captains House Inn with seventeen years under her belt.  Her husband, Dan, who tends to our grounds and maintenance, doesn’t fall too far … Continue reading

Soup’s On!

White saucer and bowl filled with orange soup and sprig of greenery

Many die-hard B&B goers claim that one of the top reasons they prefer bed and breakfasts over larger hotels is that they don’t feel they are being “nickel and dimed.”  Consider the cost of all the amenities you receive at … Continue reading

The New Box Office Cafe in Chatham

Blue plate of BBQ ribs and homemade French fries

We were very excited to try a new Chatham restaurant last night.  Well, it’s not exactly new.  It’s the Box Office Café with a new concept. For several years, the BoxOffice Café has been Chatham’s go-to coffee/pizza/sandwich/WIFI joint.  With mismatched cushioned … Continue reading

And the Giveaways Continue…

Woman in white robe and towel on her head lying on a massage table holding a flower

We had an overwhelming response to our complimentary night for exhausted parents promotion.  The submissions that landed in our inbox really touched us – not only were parents writing in for themselves, but children were nominating parents and even grandparents … Continue reading

Tropical Strawberry Gazpacho Recipe

Glass dessert filled with strawberry gazpacho and kiwi slice

This morning at breakfast, we served a delicious alternative to our usual fresh fruit starter – a refreshing Tropical Strawberry Gazpacho which may well become a Captains House Inn signature recipe.  Chef Kevin describes his creation as a “daiquiri minus … Continue reading

Fat Tuesday Recipes: English Pancakes and Gooey Super Sticky Buns

White plate trimmed in flowers topped with English pancakes

I know I’ve been on pancake overdrive lately, but seeing as today is Shrove Tuesday AKA Pancake Day, I would be remiss if I didn’t share with you our traditional English pancake recipe which was served this morning for breakfast … Continue reading

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