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Hurricane Sandy on Cape Cod

Fortunately Falmouth was not in the direct path of this monster storm. The height of the storm was at 5:00 PM on Monday. High wind gusts were measured at seventy-five miles per hour throughout Cape Cod.  Almost half of the homes and businesses in Falmouth lost electric power. The Palmer House Inn was without electricity…

Culinary experiences in New England, Cook and Stay

The Boston Globe reviews cooking classes in New England in their Travel Section, published October 14, 2012. “New England is a treasure trove for foodies. In addition to cooking schools, several inns offer cooking experiences, and there’s a good assortment of cooking opportunities available in many tourist destinations. As Indian summer draws to a close…

October’s Recipe: Peanut Butter Cookies

Room 1 - Katherine Lee Bates room bed at the best B&B in Cape Cod

Cape Cod’s Peanut Butter Cookies Just the right cookies for the Autumn air. A Sumptuous Start to Your Day on Cape Cod Enjoy the dining experience at this Cape Cod Bed and Breakfast. At The Palmer House Inn our two to four course Cape Cod Gourmet breakfasts are always an event. Sit in the sun…

September’s Recipe: Blueberry Johnnycakes

Cape Cod Gourmet Breakfast Blueberry Johnnycakes Just in time for blueberry season. Go to the Cape Cod Gourmet Recipe page for the full recipe. A Sumptuous Start to Your Day on Cape Cod Enjoy the dining experience at this Cape Cod Bed and Breakfast. At The Palmer House Inn our two to four course Cape…

The Pepper Bush on Cape Cod

The pepper bush is native to coastal New England. The Palmer House has several of these bushes beside the entrance door. They are a pretty bush with oval green leaves and a cluster of white conically shaped blossoms. The flowers bloom in August and one of its most attractive features is its sweet delicate fragrance.…

My Morning Commute to the Inn

A short walk to the Inn Each morning during the summer season I leave the “little house”, between 6:00 and 6:30, I walk down the wooden walkway that leads to the car park and on to the Inn’s main house to begin my day of inn keeping. The “little house” is a cottage at the far…

July’s Recipe: Palmer House Granola

Cape Cod Breakfast recipe: Palmer House Granola A healthy and delicious start your day. Go to the Cape Cod Gourmet Recipe page for the full recipe. A Sumptuous Start to Your Day on Cape Cod Enjoy the dining experience at this Cape Cod Bed and Breakfast. At The Palmer House Inn our two to four…

Strawberry Festival on Cape Cod

Cape Cod’s  Strawberry Festival Was a Tasty Start to the Summer 2012 Each year on the third Saturday in June, Falmouth’s Saint Barnabas church has its annual Cape Cod Strawberry Festival. The 2012 Strawberry Festival was held on June 23 and ran from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. There were games,  face painting and cotton…