Strawberry Shortcake for our Father’s Day family dinner

by Donna Cain I grew up with homegrown strawberries, and I will forever remember my mom’s homemade strawberry shortcake. Back then we had a strawberry patch that produced mammoth amounts of strawberries, and we would make strawberry jam, give pints … Continue reading

Chocolate Macaroons for tea time at Brewster by the Sea

by Donna Cain, Chocolate Macaroons We are always trying new recipes and love to call both the kitchen’s at Brewster by the Sea and the Captain Freeman Inn, our “test kitchen’s” over the winter months as we are continually testing, … Continue reading

Brewster by the Sea’s Afternoon in Chatham, MA

by Elizabeth Newcomer, Innkeeper A free afternoon on the weekend is a treasured thing to an innkeeper, especially a new innkeeper living on Cape Cod with a desire to explore! This past Sunday, I made the 30 minute drive to Chatham for a … Continue reading

Winter Renovations almost complete at Brewster by the Sea

by Donna Cain We are finishing up our winter projects, thinking about spring and moving out to the gardens. For all our repeat guests and new guests that are scoping out the perfect room for their summer holiday on Cape … Continue reading

Spring is here on Cape Cod

by Donna Cain While this picture was taken last year I feel like the daffodils will be blooming soon, and I should run to our local nursery to buy my first pansies for the window boxes and greeting outdoor pots. … Continue reading

Fine Dining at the Brewster Fish House

by Donna Cain We have always loved the Brewster Fish House and recommend it to our guests as not only a culinary treat but also as a wonderful way to experience a Cape Cod landmark. (it use to be a … Continue reading

Learning about Maple Syrup

by Donna Cain                                       Blake Middleton with his maple syrup! Blake and his wife Barbara have been coming to our inn every January for many years.  They live … Continue reading

Winter update from Brewster by the Sea

and this and that……..by Donna Cain Winter on Cape Cod The winter months always finds us painting and redecorating but this winter has taken on a whole new meaning. Byron and Donna have watched too many “This Old Houses” as … Continue reading

Spa time at Brewster by the Sea

by Donna Cain The quiet time at our country inn, Brewster by the Sea Inn and Spa, finds us moving at a much slower pace. The outside gardens have been put to bed for the winter months and the cooler … Continue reading