Captain Jefferds Inn Cinnamon Walnut Coffee Cake

Cake 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. cinnamon ¼ tsp salt 2/3 cup butter or margarine, softened = 10 2/3 Tbsp. 1 cup sugar ½ cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs 1 cup buttermilk Topping ½ cup packed brown sugar ½ cup chopped walnuts ½ tsp. cinnamon…

Captain Jefferds Inn Sugar Cookies

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar 1 large egg 1 cup butter, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cream of tartar Granulated sugar Directions: In a large bowl, beat powdered sugar, butter, vanilla, almond extract and egg with an electric mixer or by…

Captain Jefferds Inn Autumn Pancakes

½ cup quick oatmeal 1 ½ cups boiling water 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1/8 tsp. salt 3 Tbsp. sugar 1 tsp. ground cinnamon/dash nutmeg 1 large egg beaten 1 cup milk 1 large apple, peeled, cored, and coarsely chopped ¼ cup chopped walnuts 3 Tbsp. melted butter Place oatmeal in…

Captain Jefferds Inn Turkey & Mushroom Herb Crepes

Filling: 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine 4oz. mushrooms, sliced 2 Tbsp. finely chopped yellow onion 2 cups cubed, cooked turkey ½ cup mayonnaise ½ cup sour cream ½ cup grated Swiss cheese ¼ tsp. salt Dash of white pepper 2 Tbsp. sherry or dry white wine 10 Herb Crepes (1/4 cup toasted sliced almonds) In…

Captain Jefferds Inn Hot Spiced Cider

 1 Gallon apple cider or apple juice 1 cup packed brown sugar 12 inches stick cinnamon 2 teaspoons whole allspice 2 teaspoons whole cloves 1. In a saucepan combine cider and brown sugar. Place cinnamon, allspice and cloves in a spice ball or cheesecloth. Add spice mixture to cider. 2. Bring to boiling, reduce heat….

Captain Jefferds Inn Sausage Casserole

1 pound bulk, fresh port sausage, seasoned as desired 8 slices bread cubed 2 cups cubed cheddar cheese (8-ounces) 4 large eggs 2 1/2 cups milk 3/4 teaspoon dry mustard 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed or golden cream of mushroom soup 1/2 cup milk Cook sausage in a large skillet until brown, breaking up with…

Captain Jefferds Inn Lemon-Cornmeal Blueberry Pancakes

Serves 18 3 cups flour 4 ½ cups cornmeal 6 Tbs. sugar 6 tsp. baking powder 1 ½ tsp. baking soda 1 ½ tsp. salt 6 C. buttermilk 6 tsp. lemon zest 3 large eggs 9 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly 3 C. blueberries 1. Whisk together flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, baking…

Captain Jefferds Inn Sweet and Spicy Bacon

serves 12 12 slices bacon, cut thick (we use regular slices) 1 1/2 tablespoons packed brown sugar Rounded 1/4 teaspoon cayenne Rounded 1/4 teaspoon black pepper Preheat convection oven to 400F. Stir together brown sugar, cayenne, and black pepper in a small bowl. Arrange bacon slices in 1 layer on a large broiler pan and…

Captain Jefferds Inn Raspberry Muffins

serves 12 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 3 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. grated lemon zest 1/2 tsp. nutmeg or mace Top with sugar 2 cups fresh of frozen raspberries (with out syrup)- do not thaw- mix with dry ingredients 3/4 cup milk 1/3 cup oil 1 tsp. vanilla 1…

Captain Jefferds Inn Lemon Zingers

 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons finely shredded lemon peel 1/4 cup lemon juice (about 2 lemons) 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup finely chopped Brazil nuts or hazelnuts (filberts) 4 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 cup sifted powdered sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla…

May is Teacher Appreciation Month

As a thank you to educators, and knowing that May is a busy time of year when teachers can’t normally get away, Captain Jefferds Inn will offer a $50 gift voucher to all teachers and educators who call and request one. They then have a year in which to use them for a Captain Jefferds…

The Arundel Room

Rachel the Assistant Innkeeper speaks about the Arundel Room

THE TOP 5 BED AND BREAKFASTS IN KENNEBUNKPORT

If you’re travelling with your four-legged canine companion, this former sea captain’s home turned B&B would be a great choice. Dogs can be accommodated in the six rooms located in the inn’s carriage house where they’ll be welcomed with dog bowls, towels, and a personalized treat. Plus there are pet sitters available for just $10…

A Sense of Place, Coastal Maine

A Sense of Place, Coastal Maine

I can recommend from personal experience two and they are right across  from one another on a tree-lined residential street in Kennebunkport – The Captain Lord Mansion where your hosts are Richard Litchfield and Beverly Davis and the Captain Jefferds Inn where you’ll be treated with exemplary hospitality by Erik and Sarah Lindblom.  More…

BED AND BREAKFAST IN KENNEBUNKPORT, MAINE

BED AND BREAKFAST IN KENNEBUNKPORT, MAINE

History buffs will love The Captain Jefferds Inn. Located just a short walk from town, the highly rated inn was built in 1804 for Captain Jefferds, his wife and their 11 children. In 1888 the house was remodeled in the Colonial Revival architecture. …More

Distinctive Inns Along the Coast of Maine

Situated among other sea captain’s homes of the same era in Kennebunkport’s historic residential district, Captain Jefferds Inn is a several block stroll away from the Kennebunk River, Dock Square, and many dining options, art galleries and unique shops. Like many of Maine’s coastal towns, Kennebunkport was established on shipbuilding. Thankfully, its original walk ability and…

Set Sail for the Captain Jefferds Inn!

Set Sail for the Captain Jefferds Inn!

Well, all this was before I stayed at The Captain Jefferds Inn, one of several former sea captains’ mansions in Kennebunkport that’s been converted to a Bed & Breakfast. I guess those salty sea captains, engaged as they were in lucrative trade and shipbuilding, liked having tangible symbols of their wealth and status on full…

Hungry Couple

Hungry Couple

There’s no arguing with its charm and impeccable cleanliness. The service is helpful, if politely reserved. There are lots of public spaces both indoors and out to relax, read and enjoy your vacation.  ..

New England Living

New England Living

In a charming, historic Kennebunkport neighborhood, filled with former sea captains’ stately homes and mansions, resides one of the prettiest inns I’ve ever seen, The Captain Jefferds Inn. Built in 1804, the innkeepers, Erik and Sarah Lindblom, have managed to capture and maintain the welcoming nostalgia of an old, coastal New England home.  More…

Top 10 bed-and-breakfast towns

You may have trouble choosing among your options in this famous port city. There’s a historic Colonial edging the Cape Arundel Golf Course, private coveside cottages, an 1805 sea-captain’s mansion, even a cushy lodge next to the marina.  More…

8 Cozy New England Inns

8 Cozy New England Inns

This historic sea captain’s home is now a charming, 15-room inn full of indulgent freebies and modern touches. It’s in a quiet, residential area of Kennebunkport, within walking distance of the shops and restaurants downtown. Cozy rooms vary in size, decor, and amenities — some have fireplaces, soaking tubs, and private entrances — while all…

Newport, R.I., vs. Kennebunkport, Maine

Newport, R.I., vs. Kennebunkport, Maine

“I knew a woman, lovely in her bones,” wrote poet Theodore Roethke of a lady love, and we often feel the same about certain New England seacoast towns. Now that the throngs of visitors have departed and wealthy summer folk have retreated to warmer climes, Kennebunkport and Newport are lovely indeed in their bones.  More…

Weekend road trip ideas for couples near Boston

Weekend road trip ideas for couples near Boston

There are several hotel options in the Kennebunkport area. But consider staying at a bed and breakfast for a more authentic experience. Well-rated B&B options include Captain Lord Mansion, Captain Fairfield Inn and Captain Jefferds Inn.  more…

Fall is looking golden in Maine’s Kennebunks

Fall is looking golden in Maine’s Kennebunks

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine – The kids are back in school, the crowds are gone, the leaves are turning, the weather’s inviting, and – a big plus – beach permits are no longer required.  More…

Coziest New England inns for fall

Coziest New England inns for fall

This historic sea captain’s home is now a charming, 15-room inn full of indulgent freebies and modern touches. It’s in a quiet, residential area of Kennebunkport, within walking distance of the shops and restaurants downtown. Cozy rooms vary in size, decor and amenities more…

The Bulletin

The Bulletin

For pet-friendly bed and breakfast accommodations, check in to The Captain Jefferds Inn (5 Pearl St.; captainjefferdsinn.com), which has five pet-friendly rooms with private entrances available year-round. Built in 1804 for Captain Jefferds, his wife Sarah and their 11 children, the inn offers 16 individually decorated rooms, each with their own private bath, and serves…

Luxury Travel Almanac

Our stay at the Captain Jefferds Inn provided all the comforts one would expect from such a highly rated B&B in an area of many exceptional B&Bs and hotels. Perhaps it’s the friendly competition that keeps the area’s inns so special and inviting. Whatever the reason, we found this inn exceeded all our expectations for comfort and hospitality….read…

Doug Bardwell

Doug Bardwell

When we told friends we were heading to Maine in the winter, many questioned our sanity. Turns out we weren’t the only ones. We met two other couples who had come to Captain Jefferds Inn from Massachusetts – they actually were escaping more snow than we were. Needless to say, we all thoroughly enjoyed our…

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The Captain Jefferds Inn

Innkeepers Erik & Sarah Lindblom,
5 Pearl Street,
(Mailing) PO Box 691
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
(207) 967-2311
www.captainjefferdsinn.com

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