Longer Lasting Ingredients: A How-To

Do you struggle with buying fresh food and having it go bad? You can definitely go the everything-in-the-fridge soup route or you can check out these ideas from Chef Inny! Here are some of his tips to getting the most life out of your fresh ingredients: Herbs: For most commonly used herbs (think thyme, parsley, sage, tarragon) wash and dry ...

Summer Salads: Tips from the Kitchen

What’s the secret to a delicious summer salad? The chefs in our kitchen say that 2 things are key: keep it raw and keep it seasonal. How do you decide what to add to your plate? At this time of year, some of the best strawberries, asparagus and radishes are available. Add any kind of vinegar, salt and greens to ...

June: What’s Happening

It’s almost June and we’re celebrating the warmer weather! Relaxing poolside, getting pampered, experiencing fine dining or enjoying the scenic views, Hockley Valley Resort has it all… Located just 45 minutes from Toronto, here’s what’s happening at the resort in June: The Funnies: Get ready for a fun night of laughs - join us for our Yuk Yuk’s comedy night ...

April: What’s Happening

Spring is officially here and that means the arrival of warmer weather, longer days and some exciting events at the resort! Getting ready to plan your April? Here’s just some of the fun we’ve got planned for this month: Funny Business: It’s laugh-a-minute fun at our Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Night on April 7th, including a sit-down dinner, an opening act ...

March: What’s Happening

Though spring hasn’t sprung yet, it’s definitely around the corner! Lots to do outside and inside this month, with plenty of fun for couples and families alike… Here are just some of the events we’ve got coming up: March Break: When your kids are off school for March Break, why not spend the week together? Enjoy our Ski and Stay ...

February: What’s Happening

Wow, is it almost February already? Winter is speeding along and spring will be here before you know it! Well, whether you like your fun indoor or out, with family or solo, we’ve got something to suit everyone at the resort this month. Here are some of the activities that we’ve got planned for February: Family Fun: Family Day weekend ...

January: What’s Happening

With the holidays over, it’s a new year with a new agenda! Now spared from the holiday hustle and bustle, it’s time to get back to business, to relax and to take time for the things that are important to you this year. If spending time with your favourite people, having fun and making the most of our Canadian winter ...

December: What’s Happening

The magic of the holidays is right around the corner! Escape with your friends, family or all on your own and embrace the season… From Christmas Break to a much-deserved break, we’ve got you covered. Here’s just some of the fun that’s happening at Hockley Valley Resort in December: Book a staycation: Why not plan a staycation and spend your ...

Butternut Squash Soup

Looking to warm up this season? Give our butternut squash recipe a try: Ingredients 1 tbsp. grapeseed oil 1 onion, diced 1 carrot, diced 1 celery stalk, diced 1 shallot, finely diced 6 cloves garlic, diced 2 tbsp. fresh thyme, chopped ½ tbsp. fresh sage, chopped 1 butternut squash, diced in 1” cubes 2 Yukon Gold potatoes, diced in 1” ...

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 ...