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Pick A Pumpkin October Weekly Giveaway - IT'S WEEK 2! Which pumpkin is hiding the prize this week?
1. VOTE HERE with your guess for which pumpkin 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.)

Weekly prizes include: 2 tickets to our Halloween dinner and dance (value $120) OR an overnight stay for 2 including breakfast (value $325) OR 2 tickets to our November Yuk Yuk’s event (value $120).
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Pick Your Pumpkin: October Weekly Giveaway

October 14, 2014, 12:00am

Hockley Valley Resort

IT'S WEEK 2 of our Pick Your Pumpkin Weekly Giveaway! Each week, one of these pumpkins will be hiding an incredible prize: 2 tickets to our Halloween dinner and dance (value $120) OR an overnight stay for 2 including breakfast (value $325) OR 2 tickets to our November Yuk Yuk’s event (value $120). 1. VOTE HERE with your guess for which pumpkin 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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This week's prize was hiding in Pumpkin #3! After our random draw of those who voted for pumpkin #3, the winner is.... Debbi Shapiro Silverberg - you are a winner of dinner for 2 in cabin (valued at $150)!! Please email info@hockley.com to arrange to collect your prize. STAY TUNED for your chance to vote on this week's pumpkin of your choice later today for ANOTHER amazing prize!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy Thanksgiving! Julie Adamo (VP and Owner) and John Paul Adamo (President and Owner) tell us what they're thankful for in this video... What are you thankful for? ... See MoreSee Less

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Searching for a scrumptious side dish for your Thanksgiving dinner? 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 delicious and colourful addition to your family meal! ... See MoreSee Less

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Looking for a spooktacular time? Don't be scared - join us for our Halloween Dinner and Dance! There are only a few tickets left - get yours before they disappear... ... See MoreSee Less

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Halloween Dinner and Dance

October 31, 2014, 7:00pm

Hockley Valley Resort

Treat yourself to a spooktacular evening at our boo-tiful resort! Call for your tickets today.

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Have you picked your pumpkin yet? Enter our October weekly giveaway event for a chance to win a grand prize per week!! ... See MoreSee Less

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OCTOBER WEEKLY GIVEAWAY: PICK YOUR PUMPKIN! For the next 4 weeks, we’ll be giving away 1 grand prize a week! Each week, one of these pumpkins will be hiding an incredible prize i.e. 2 tickets to our Halloween dinner and dance (value $120) OR an overnight stay for 2 including breakfast (value $325) OR 2 tickets to our November Yuk Yuk’s event (value $120) OR dinner for 2 in cabin (value $150).
1. VOTE HERE with your guess for which pumpkin you think holds a prize (you don't need to vote on which prize it is)
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.)
... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

October Weekly Giveaway: Pick your Pumpkin!

October 7, 2014, 12:00am

Hockley Valley Resort

For the next 4 weeks, we’ll be giving away 1 grand prize a week! Each week, one of these pumpkins will be hiding an incredible prize: 2 tickets to our Halloween dinner and dance (value $120) OR an overnight stay for 2 including breakfast (value $325) OR 2 tickets to our November Yuk Yuk’s event (value $120) OR dinner for 2 in cabin (value $150). 1. VOTE HERE with your guess for which pumpkin 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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From weddings to recipes, check out what we've got on pinterest! www.pinterest.com/hockleyvresort/ ... See MoreSee Less

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ANNOUNCEMENT: A very exciting October Weekly Giveaway is coming up next week!! Stay tuned for details. (Hint: it has something to do with these babies!) ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

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We're just taking some time for a little fall reflection ;) Did you get the chance over the weekend to enjoy a little of fall's beauty? ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

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Though the day is grey and dull, the colours we get to look at, are NOT! Enjoying the spectacular view today... ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago

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Come and taste what our region has to offer! ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago

View on Facebook

Pick A Pumpkin October Weekly Giveaway - IT'S WEEK 2! Which pumpkin is hiding the prize this week?
1. VOTE HERE with your guess for which pumpkin 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.)

Weekly prizes include: 2 tickets to our Halloween dinner and dance (value $120) OR an overnight stay for 2 including breakfast (value $325) OR 2 tickets to our November Yuk Yuk’s event (value $120).
... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago

Pick Your Pumpkin: October Weekly Giveaway

October 14, 2014, 12:00am

Hockley Valley Resort

IT'S WEEK 2 of our Pick Your Pumpkin Weekly Giveaway! Each week, one of these pumpkins will be hiding an incredible prize: 2 tickets to our Halloween dinner and dance (value $120) OR an overnight stay for 2 including breakfast (value $325) OR 2 tickets to our November Yuk Yuk’s event (value $120). 1. VOTE HERE with your guess for which pumpkin 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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This week's prize was hiding in Pumpkin #3! After our random draw of those who voted for pumpkin #3, the winner is.... Debbi Shapiro Silverberg - you are a winner of dinner for 2 in cabin (valued at $150)!! Please email info@hockley.com to arrange to collect your prize. STAY TUNED for your chance to vote on this week's pumpkin of your choice later today for ANOTHER amazing prize!! ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago

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Happy Thanksgiving! Julie Adamo (VP and Owner) and John Paul Adamo (President and Owner) tell us what they're thankful for in this video... What are you thankful for? ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

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Searching for a scrumptious side dish for your Thanksgiving dinner? 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 delicious and colourful addition to your family meal! ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

View on Facebook

Looking for a spooktacular time? Don't be scared - join us for our Halloween Dinner and Dance! There are only a few tickets left - get yours before they disappear... ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

Halloween Dinner and Dance

October 31, 2014, 7:00pm

Hockley Valley Resort

Treat yourself to a spooktacular evening at our boo-tiful resort! Call for your tickets today.

View on Facebook

Have you picked your pumpkin yet? Enter our October weekly giveaway event for a chance to win a grand prize per week!! ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

View on Facebook

OCTOBER WEEKLY GIVEAWAY: PICK YOUR PUMPKIN! For the next 4 weeks, we’ll be giving away 1 grand prize a week! Each week, one of these pumpkins will be hiding an incredible prize i.e. 2 tickets to our Halloween dinner and dance (value $120) OR an overnight stay for 2 including breakfast (value $325) OR 2 tickets to our November Yuk Yuk’s event (value $120) OR dinner for 2 in cabin (value $150).
1. VOTE HERE with your guess for which pumpkin you think holds a prize (you don't need to vote on which prize it is)
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.)
... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

October Weekly Giveaway: Pick your Pumpkin!

October 7, 2014, 12:00am

Hockley Valley Resort

For the next 4 weeks, we’ll be giving away 1 grand prize a week! Each week, one of these pumpkins will be hiding an incredible prize: 2 tickets to our Halloween dinner and dance (value $120) OR an overnight stay for 2 including breakfast (value $325) OR 2 tickets to our November Yuk Yuk’s event (value $120) OR dinner for 2 in cabin (value $150). 1. VOTE HERE with your guess for which pumpkin 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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From weddings to recipes, check out what we've got on pinterest! www.pinterest.com/hockleyvresort/ ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

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ANNOUNCEMENT: A very exciting October Weekly Giveaway is coming up next week!! Stay tuned for details. (Hint: it has something to do with these babies!) ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

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We're just taking some time for a little fall reflection ;) Did you get the chance over the weekend to enjoy a little of fall's beauty? ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

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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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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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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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Quick and Easy Side Dish: Roasted Shallot & Truffle Vinaigrette

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Roasted Shallot & Truffle Vinaigrette

Looking for a quick and easy side dish recipe? Try this fresh idea from John-Paul Adamo, our President and Chef – it’s great on asparagus, green beans, or even on a warm potato salad…. You can also add tomatoes and sliced almonds, like we did!

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3 Health Benefits You Didn’t Know About Maple Syrup

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We canucks tend to love anything home-grown, and pure maple syrup tops that list! Although it’s still calorie-packed and should be used in moderation, this Canadian classic shows that not all sweeteners are created equal. Here are 3 reasons to choose maple syrup for your cooking, baking or to sweeten your coffee:

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Holiday Entertaining

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Get your canapés on!

can·a·pé [noun] a small, prepared and usually decorative food, held in the fingers and often eaten in one bite.

Whether it’s a quick drop-in informal party or an organized festive affair, tis the season! What ‘cha cooking? Looking for something a little different to serve up this season?

We asked Owner/Chef John Paul Adamo of Hockley Valley Resort for two – quick, sure-to-please apps. He shared two of his favourites from

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Seeing RED!

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Did you know there are over 300 varieties of tomatoes grown in Ontario? Those varieties fall into one of three groups; Round, Roma/Plum or Beefsteak. Round tomatoes are exactly that, medium in size and perfect for eating raw. Roma or Plum tomatoes while less juicy than their Round counterparts, are ideal for sauces or preserving.

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