Attention Mainers- You Deserve a June Staycation!

Attention Mainers- You Deserve a June Staycation!

It’s been a rough year.  If you’re like us, you’re probably in the mood to get out of the house for some R&R, but don’t want to take a big trip that will break the bank.  Well, we’ve got some good news- we’re reopening in June with a special offer just for you!  For all … Read More

Stay at Home Recipes- Blueberry Pancakes!

Stay at Home Recipes- Blueberry Pancakes!

Stay at Home Recipes- Blueberry Pancakes    Blueberry pancakes are always a hit at the Mira Monte, and we’ve had lots of requests for our recipe.  Here it is, just for you! Ingredients: 1 egg 1 C buttermilk 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 C all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 … Read More

Stay at Home Recipes- Mira Monte Popovers!

Stay at Home Recipes- Mira Monte Popovers!

Stay at Home Recipes- Popovers! makes 10-12 medium popovers Maine’s shelter-in-place directive has been extended until the end of May, so it looks like we’ll all be doing a lot more baking!  You’d pay quite a bit for popovers at the local eateries, but you can make them yourself for just pennies. When it comes … Read More

We Offer the Best Rate on Our Website- Always!

We Offer the Best Rate on Our Website- Always!

Everywhere you look, there are a myriad of options for booking your vacation. From Expedia and Booking.com to Trivago and AirBNB, offers are everywhere. Most guests don’t realize that when they click on one of these links they are booking through an Online Travel Agency, or OTA, and not the inn they’ll be staying at. … Read More

Mira Monte Cares – Our COVID-19 Response

Mira Monte Cares – Our COVID-19 Response

We understand that you may be anxious about the safety of traveling during these extraordinary times.  We want to assure you that your safety and well being is our greatest concern. Here are a few of the things we offer in order to protect our guests from COVID-19: Private Entrances. Many of our ground-floor guest … Read More

Give the Gift of Maine with a Mira Monte Gift Certificate!

Give the Gift of Maine with a Mira Monte Gift Certificate!

For a limited time, we’re featuring an amazing offer on our Mira Monte Gift Certificates!  From now through May, we’ll add an extra 25% value to any purchase!  For example, when you purchase a $100 certificate, we’ll upgrade it to $125! Buy a $200 gift certificate and we’ll make it $250!  These certificates have no … Read More

Stay at Home Recipes- Almond Florentine Cookies

Stay at Home Recipes- Almond Florentine Cookies

Stay at Home Recipes- Almond Florentine Cookies- makes about 2 dozen cookies Ingredients 1 C blanched whole almonds (slivered or sliced almonds can be substituted) ¾ C all purpose flour 1 Tbsp orange zest 1/8 tsp fine salt ½ C fine sugar ½ C or 1 stick unsalted butter, softened to room temperature 2 Tbsp … Read More

Stay at Home Recipes- Maine Blueberry Muffins

Stay at Home Recipes- Maine Blueberry Muffins

Maine Wild Blueberry Muffins- Makes 24 Other states may cultivate more berries, but Maine is the largest producer of wild blueberries in the world, and with good reason.  Maine berries are special.  They’re small, exceptionally sweet and have a pleasing reddish-blue color; nothing like those bland commercial varieties!  We bake our blueberry muffins every morning … Read More

Monty Presents:  “Talk Like a Mainah”

Monty Presents: “Talk Like a Mainah”

Monty the Beaver is our resident mascot, and he’s been after his new guests about the funny way they talk:  “Yah gotta talk like a real Mainah if yah wanna fit in” he says….  so he’s put together this little guide to help you get started: Words Ahwah = 60 minutes, amount of time it … Read More

Stay at Home Recipes- Classic Lemon Bars

Stay at Home Recipes- Classic Lemon Bars

These tart and tasty lemon bars are sure to hit the spot! Crust Ingredients 1/4 lb unsalted butter, softened to room temperature 1/4 C granulated sugar 1 C + 2 Tbsp all purpose flour 1/4 tsp salt Lemon Curd Filling Ingredients 5 large eggs 1 C granulated sugar Zest of 3 lemons 1/2 C freshly … Read More