November: What’s Happening

As the beauty of fall surrounds us and thoughts of the holiday season begin, this time of year brings tons of fun at the resort. From scenic fall golf to rejuvenating spa time to fall harvest fine dining, it’s the perfect time to get away! Here are just a few of the events we’ve got coming up: A Laugh A ...

Fall Weddings: Are You On Trend?

Are fall weddings on your mind? Whether you’re still in the planning stages or your big day is almost here, we’ve taken note of some of the hottest trends! “With the change in seasons comes an exciting shift in themes, colours and ambiance,” says Kendra Gatschuff, our Wedding and Social Sales Manager. If you’re looking to incorporate some fall favourites ...

September: What’s Happening

Fall is officially right around the corner… With summer ending, the kiddies going back to school and cold weather in the foreseeable future, it’s time for some fun! We’ve got tons of exciting events and lots of amenities, guaranteed to provide an experience you won’t forget. Here is just a sample of some of the things happening at the resort …

Apple Cider Sangria

Looking for a signature drink for your next gathering? Give our Apple Cider Sangria a try! Directions: Fill a wine glass with ice. Add 1 oz. Grand Marnier. Add 3 oz. white wine and apple cider. Stir and garnish with an apple slice. Need some more recipes for your holiday entertaining? Visit us here: http://www.hockley.com/?s=recipe

Pumpkin Brownies

If you just can’t get enough of fall’s favourite flavour, give our pumpkin brownie recipe a try! Ingredients: ¾ cup all-purpose flour ½ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt ¾ cup butter, melted 1 ½ cups white sugar 2 tsp. vanilla extract ¼ cup cocoa powder ½ cup pumpkin puree ¾ tsp. ground cinnamon ½ tsp. each ground nutmeg and ...

Pumpkin Mousse

Looking for a lighter take on a seasonal flavour? Try our recipe for pumpkin mousse! Ingredients: 15 oz. pumpkin puree 1 cup plus 2 cups heavy cream (35%) ¾ cups icing sugar ½ tsp. pumpkin pie spice 1 tbsp. vanilla extract Directions: In a pot, heat pumpkin puree and 1 cup of heavy cream. Add sugar, spice and vanilla. Transfer mixture ...

Pickling Series: The Basics

Looking for a dill-icious new hobby? You might try pickling! What exactly is pickling, you ask? Well, pickling is the process of preserving or expanding the lifespan of food by either anaerobic fermentation in brine or an immersion in vinegar. Did you know that pickles are a cinch to make at home? You can make a few pint jars in ...