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 ...

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 ...

October: What’s Happening

The time for cooler nights, crisp mornings and cozy sweaters has arrived – it’s officially fall! Celebrate the season and take part in the fun at Hockley Valley Resort. Here are just a few of the upcoming events we’ve got planned for the season: In a Trance: Looking for a unique and fun night out? Get ready for an evening ...

August: What’s Happening

As summer continues into August, so does the fun at Hockley Valley Resort! Gather your family, friends or colleagues and get away close to home. Enjoy the spectacular views, amazing food, award-winning golf course, 8,000 sq. ft. spa, and so much more… Here are just a few of the things happening at the resort in August: Enjoy the silence: Recharge ...

Sunscreen: Chemical or Physical?

In Canada, we wait all year for the summer heat; for pools, gardens and outside fun! Thankfully, most of us have embraced the need to protect ourselves from the sun and skin cancer. Did you know there are 2 types of sunscreen, physical and chemical? Here is some information from our spa and other sources (listed below) that might help ...

House-made Frittata

Are you looking for a quick and easy breakfast for your family? Need to bring a dish to brunch? Try our delicious house-made frittata recipe, guaranteed to impress! Ingredients: ¼ lb. ham 6 eggs ¼ L cream Veggies of your choice (about a handful each) Grated cheese to top Directions: Line your tray or deep pan with parchment paper. Mix ...

Mini Pumpkin Tarts

It's pumpkin season!  Impress your guests with this mini version of  the classic pumpkin pie: Ingredients: Mini tart shells (from scratch or pre-made) 1 can pumpkin purée 1 can condensed milk 1 tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp. nutmeg ¼ tsp. ginger 1 egg Directions: Combine all ingredients. Pipe or spoon filling into tart shells. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or ...