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SKI/BOARD NEWS: Starting tomorrow, we will officially be open for the season from 9-4:30 (day skiing)! 6 awesome runs - see you on the hill! ... See MoreSee Less

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Have you voted yet? Only a few days left - some awesome prizes!! Find the post to vote on at the top of our timeline... VOTE NOW! ... See MoreSee Less

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It's the season for holiday parties! Here's a pic from Hockley Valley's staff Christmas party... As you can see, it was very entertaining! ... See MoreSee Less

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Let it snow! We are "all about that base" (the snow base)... See you on the slopes this weekend! ... See MoreSee Less

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VOTE NOW FOR WEEK 3!! Each week, one of these stockings will be hiding an incredible prize...
1. VOTE HERE with your guess for which stocking you think holds the prize!
2. TAG YOURSELF so we can tag the winner! At the end of the week, a winner will be drawn from among the correct votes and announced on Facebook. (Rule: votes are limited to one vote per person per week – the first vote made will be considered final.)
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December Weekly Giveaway: Stocking Surprise!

December 16, 2014, 12:00am

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VOTE NOW FOR WEEK 3!! Each week, one of these stockings will be hiding an incredible prize... 1. VOTE HERE with your guess for which stocking you think holds the prize! 2. TAG YOURSELF so we can tag the winner! At the end of the week, a winner will be drawn from among the correct votes and announced on Facebook. (Rule: votes are limited to one vote per person per week – the first vote made will be considered final.)

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Looking for some delicious comfort food on this damp, cold day? Try our amazing mac and cheese! If you want to try it at home, look for the recipe on our blog shortly... ... See MoreSee Less

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This week's prize was behind stocking #2! Our random draw WINNER is... BRITTANY WILSON! You've won 2 tickets to our New Year's Eve Gala! Please email info@hockley to collect your prize. More voting to come this afternoon - stay tuned!! ... See MoreSee Less

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LAST DAY to vote for week 2! Check the post pinned to the top and cast your vote! ... See MoreSee Less

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MORE SKI NEWS: We will have 7 runs open this weekend for day skiing from 9-4:30. Little Bear, Teddy Bear, Easy Rider, Terrain Park, Face, Tunnel and Boomerang will all be open! Woo hoo! ... See MoreSee Less

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SKI NEWS: We will be adding runs this weekend... Definitely 2, maybe more! We are grooming like crazy and will keep you posted! ... See MoreSee Less

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Hockley Valley Resort updated their cover photo. ... See MoreSee Less

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Now THIS is how you make snow - the old fashioned way!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Grilled Cheese with Apple Butter and House-Made Tomato Soup

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Do you long for the comforting food from your youth?  Our Head Chef, Renato, has come up with this delicious adult take on a kids’ classic, complete with fancy house-made apple butter spread and tomato bisque:

Here’s what you need to pull off our Adult Grilled Cheese:

-          2 pieces thick sliced brioche

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Scrumptious Side Dish: Root Veggies!

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Searching for a scrumptious side dish for your next family meal? Our cabin kitchen recommends root vegetables!
(Think baby heirloom carrots, baby red and white turnip, baby radishes.)
Blanch veggies until tender. Heat a pan with oil, unsalted butter, crushed garlic and thyme. Add the veggies and heat gently. Transfer to a 350 degree oven for 10-12 minutes.

Mmmm….

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Coffee: Some of the Percs!

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If you enjoy a good cup o’ joe (or 2), we have great news! According to the Mayo Clinic, java may not just be for caffeine junkies anymore. Still a popular pick-me-up, it now seems that indulging in moderation can be good for your health. Here are some of the benefits that coffee may bring:

- protection against Parkinson’s disease, type 2 diabetes and liver dis

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Rosemary: 5 Things You Need to Know

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Rosemary is an herb with some surprising health benefits! Here is a list of 5 facts you might not already know about this tasty herb:*

1. It’s a great source of Vitamins A, B-complex and C, iron, calcium and fibre as well potassium, however, rosemary taken in large doses by pregnant women can be harmful.

2. With only 131 calories per 100g, and no chol

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Chilled Garden Pea Soup

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Looking for a great summer soup recipe?  Try ours!

Ingredients:

12 oz. fresh shucked garden peas
2 cups fresh garden spinach
1/3 cup fresh chopped garden mint
1/4 cup fresh garden basil leaves
1 small red chili pepper, seeded & minced
A pinch of smoked paprika
4 fl. oz. 35% cream
Extra Virgin Olive Oil – as needed
1 cup minced garden spring white onion
1 clove garden garlic, whole & smashed
Salt and pepper – to taste
4 ½ cups vegetable stock

Method:

Coat the bottom of a heavy bottomed sauce pot with olive oil. Add garden onions

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Eat Fresh!

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Summer’s coming, and farmers’ markets are opening up throughout Ontario!  Here’s why it’s important to eat local produce.

Less travel = fresher, tastier produce. Shorter travel times usually mean less pesticides for you a

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Organic Gardening: Fruits and Veggies 101

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If you’ve decided to give organic gardening a go this year, start off by planting some sure-fire, low maintenance picks… Here’s a list of just some of the many easy crops you can pick and some hints for a successful start:

Beans: A great choice because they are tasty fresh or frozen, and there so are many varieties available. Do some research, though, because you may require a trellis…

Blackberries: They can grow almost anywhere you have the space and they are very low maintenance. When picking, beware of the thorns, wear thick gloves or try a thornless variety.

Carrots: They are easy to plant from seed, and you know they are ready to pick when the tops are visible above the soil. They tend to be a hit with kids, too.

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Mother’s Day Brunch? Try this recipe!

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Are you hosting brunch this Mother’s Day?  Why not try something a little different? Check out this recipe from John-Paul Adamo, our President and Chef:

Zucchini Frittelle (Serves 8-10)

 Ingredients:

4 organic free run eggs
1 ½ cups all-purpose flour (more as needed)
2 fl. oz. milk (more as needed)
Salt and pepper to taste
¼ cup – grated parmegiano cheese or as desired
2 tbs. & 1 tsp. baking powder
½ bunch chopped chives
1 small/med zucchini, grated
1 onion, minced
1 clove garlic, minced
White wine – as needed
Fryer or pot of Canola oil for frying at 350˚F

Fresh chopped mint can be added to this batter instead of chives, a wonderful combi

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Organic Gardening: Keeping Pests Out!

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We know organic gardening brings fresh, pesticide-free produce and a healthier diet, but how do you save your bounty from hungry local wildlife? Here is a list of some of the more common garden pests and some time-tested tricks to help keep them out of your garden:

Insects: Got aphids? Consider attracting their predator, the lady bug (typically drawn to Queen Anne’s Lace, dill and fennel) who will eat up all those aphids.

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Give Mom What She Wants

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It’s almost Mother’s Day, and if you’re like most of us, you’re wondering ‘what can I give the woman who has everything?’ The truth is, most moms want the exact same thing: time with the ones they love. Why not spend your day with us? Here are just a few of the things we have to offer for a fabulous day with your favourite lady:

Foodie Fun: Treat your mom to brunch with a delicious array of he

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