Pumpkin Creme Brulee

Looking to serve your guests a sweet treat this holiday season? Give our Pumpkin Crème Brulée a try! Ingredients: 24 fl. oz. heavy cream 8 oz. pumpkin purée 6 oz. sugar A pinch of salt 1 vanilla bean 5.5 oz. egg yolks, beaten 5 oz. granulated sugar 4.5 oz. confectioner’s sugar, for dusting   Method: Combine the cream, pumpkin purée, ...

Feeling Thirsty? Time to Caesar the Day!

The Caesar, invented by Walter Chell in 1969, is a Canadian tradition! At Hockley Valley resort, we serve one of the best there is… Why is our Caesar so much better? Here’s why: - We use locally produced ingredients or we make them right in-house, so you know everything is fresh. - Everything’s better with bacon, right? Well, our Caesars ...

Grilled Cheese with Apple Butter and House-Made Tomato Soup

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 -          3 slices of camembert cheese -          ...

Scrumptious Side Dish: Root Veggies!

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.... A ...

Enjoy The Taste of Summer In The Winter!

How can you extend the fruits of your labour into the winter months? With a few simple steps, it’s a snap to freeze and save some of your freshest harvests from the summer and fall: Berries: Looking to make fresh pies, smoothies or even jam into the winter months? It’s easy! Simply remove stems, gently rinse, and freeze berries in ...

Coffee: Some of the Percs!

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, ...

Rosemary: 5 Things You Need to Know

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 ...

Chilled Garden Pea Soup

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 ...