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Senator Gaylord Nelson founded the first Earth Day in 1970 as an environmental teach-in, and over the decades  it has expanded into a celebration observed by over 140 countries around the globe.  Earth Day has even “blossomed” into Earth Awareness Month and APRIL is the dewy springtime when we celebrate our planet. Earth Day aims to inspire awareness and appreciation for the earth’s environment and the Bernardsville area is blessed with an abundance of wonderful parks and outdoor sanctuaries.  Just a few minutes from The Bernards Inn is Natirar, a stunning 404-acre property loc...
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“I’m getting engaged and I need help!”    I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had the privilege of helping a young man come up with just the right scenario in which to propose. It is truly an honor to be part of the planning of this very intimate moment, and the romantic setting of The Bernards Inn has made it the choice for countless proposals over its 100-year history. Everyone has a story about that moment and it’s one that is repeated over and over for many years to come.  Now that’s pressure! How do you make the occasion perfect and memorable?  One way to achieve this is to personalize ...
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A grilled cheese sandwich is one of my all-time lunch favorites. I created this grilled cheese and asparagus sandwich for our new spring lunch menu. It utilizes the abundance of asparagus and baby arugula at this time of year. The tanginess of the brie and the depth of the grain mustard pull it all together to create a fantastic flavor combination. Enjoy! GRILLED CHEESE & ASPARAGUS SANDWICH 2 Slices Multi Grain Bread 3 oz Brie Cheese, cut into long strips 1 TBSP Whole grain Mustard 8 Baby Arugula Leaves 8 Spears Asparagus, blanched until tender 2 TBSP Sweet Unsalted Butter, softened Spr...
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Spring is just days away and the anticipation has been building here at The Bernards Inn. It has been a long, difficult winter and while snow and ice repeatedly pounded the Northeast, we in the kitchen kept upbeat with visions of our garden and fresh greens “dancing in our heads.” In truth, we began planning our new Spring Menu six weeks ago and our culinary team is pleased to present our new menus. Creating a new menu is not an easy undertaking and it does not happen overnight.  In fact, planning our seasonal menus takes weeks if not months to accomplish.  To look out the window u...
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Opus One has earned a sterling reputation for being one of the best wines in the world, and it certainly is one of my favorites. I’ve tasted and served the wine to delighted guests at The Bernards Inn for several years now, but it was my visit to the winery itself in the Napa Valley that revealed how a wine of such superb quality is produced—with passion, knowledge and utmost care. It was a bright and crystal clear afternoon on the day of our visit to Opus One. The setting was so spectacular as we approached the winery and  it took my breath away. When you arrive, you immediately get the fee...
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