No Turtledoves here…Just Turtle Cookies. Day 9

Posted on December 20, 2014

Turtle Cookies: Chocolate, Caramel and Nuts. A tried and true combination.   Cookies 1 cup flour 1/3 c. cocoa powder 1/4 tsp. salt 1 stick butter, softened 2/3 c. sugar 1 large egg, separated, plus 1 additional egg white 2 T. milk 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 1/4 c. pecans, finely chopped Caramel Filling 14 soft […]

Day 2 – Almond & Raspberries

Posted on December 13, 2014

Today is a delightful little tartlet. Almonds & raspberry, another perfect combination. Double Almond & Raspberry Blossoms 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup ground slivered almonds 1/2 cup butter 1 egg yolk, slightly beaten 1/4 cup butter, softened 1  3 ounce package cream cheese, softened 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 egg 1/4 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel 1 tablespoon orange juice […]

12 Days of Cookies Begins Again. Day 1

Posted on December 12, 2014

Our 9th Season of Cookie Recipes. We have talked about not doing it some years, but we do it as much for us as you! Holidays mean so many different things but cookies are universal. Cookie swaps, colorful packaging, on a plate for Santa or just having hot cocoa with the kids, having a diverse […]

BHC Thanksgiving Favorites

Posted on November 18, 2014

Pennie’s Favorite: Beach Family Cranberry Chutney This week’s recipe comes from Pennie who got it from Bob Beach Sr who originally got it from Lois Noonan, who was the head librarian at the Bixby Library in Vergennes for many, many years. Beach Family Cranberry Chutney ingredients  1 cup chopped celery 1 pkg cranberries 1 cup walnuts 2 cups […]

BHC Thanksgiving Favorites

Posted on November 5, 2014

Thanksgiving leftovers are a great part of the holiday. Although warming up an identical meal from the day before is quite delicious. We’ve found a great idea for your leftovers! Brooke’s Favorite: Leftover Thanksgiving Pizza There’s so much room for creativity when it comes to Leftover Thanksgiving Pizza, but we loved the idea of the sweet […]

BHC Thanksgiving Favorites

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Sadie’s Favorite: Root Vegetable Gratin A recent NYTimes recipe suggests using turnips, rutabagas and kohlrabi for a root vegetable medley. I plan on using carrots, butternut squash and rutabagas. You can really use any type of root vegetables that you prefer, just make sure they’re all cut the same. Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds of root […]

BHC Thanksgiving Favorites

Posted on November 4, 2014

Sarah’s Favorite: Calabaza Squash with Golden Raisins and Pine Nuts Ingredients 2 cups pecan, hickory or other wood chips 2 pounds calabaza squash, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes (about 6 cups) 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons vegetable oil Salt and freshly ground pepper Juice of 2 limes (about 1/4 cup), plus 1 teaspoon […]

Rocktoberfest Revealed #YUM

Posted on October 23, 2014

Cauliflower and Bacon Fritters These cauliflower and bacon fritters were incredible and a huge hit! This is the recipe but with a healthier (non-fried) spin! Bon Appetite! INGREDIENTS: 1 medium head cauliflower 5 slices crispy cooked and crumbled bacon 3 scallions sliced thin and diced 1 + 1/4 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 jalapeno […]

Edie’s Apple Pie

Posted on October 6, 2014

We enjoyed a perfect Fall weekend this passed Saturday and Sunday; full of crisp apples, crunchy leaves under our feet and a warm Autumn sun. The weather was just right allowing a light weight flannel to make the perfect outside layer. Weekends like that are perfect for going apple picking…which obviously means a fresh apple […]

Autumn Traditions: Maple Shortbread Cookies

Posted on September 16, 2014

Every afternoon in the Champlain Lounge, we serve cider and our memorable Maple Shortbread Cookies.