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Basin Harbor announces new PGA Teaching Professional to join golf staff

Posted on April 15, 2014

Basin Harbor Club is pleased to announce the hiring of award winning PGA Golf Professional, Robert Prange, as our new PGA Director of Golf Instruction. Presently Robert is the Director of Golf Instruction at Estero Country Club in Ft. Myers, Florida. Robert is originally from Indianapolis, Indiana and comes from a family of five boys; […]

Best Place to Work in Vermont

Posted on April 9, 2014

Pennie Beach and Sarah Morris, Fourth and Fifth generation Basin Harbor hosts with Governor Peter Shumlin. On March 27th, I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 Best Places to Work Reception and Awards Ceremony at the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center.  We were joined by our peers from all over Vermont, all of […]

WOOFSTOCK 2014

Posted on April 4, 2014

            Attention greyhounds, setters, labs and retrievers (and all our other fidos friends!)  Consider this your invitation for you and your human(s) to attend the best dog event Vermont has to offer! Just think, water bowls big enough to swim in, a playground for you to play on and even […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 12

Posted on December 23, 2013

Day 12 Gingerbread Cheesecake Bites     2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup butter, softened 3 tablespoons molasses 1 large egg 4 oz cream cheese 2 […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 10

Posted on December 21, 2013

      DAY  10 Foolproof Nutella Turtle Cookies 10 ounces milk chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate, chopped, divided 20 pretzels (flattened pretzel crisps are the best) 20 large rounded teaspoons nutella 40 whole pecans, toasted 24 soft caramels,  unwrapped 2 tablespoons heavy cream sea salt Line a baking sheet with wax paper or parchment paper. […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 8

Posted on December 19, 2013

    DAY 8 HOLIDAY BLONDIES     A twist on a classic, it’s fruitcake in a bar. 2/3 cup  butter, softened 2 cups  packed brown sugar 2 large  eggs 1 tablespoon  cherry brandy or cherry juice (optional) 1 1/2 teaspoons  baking powder 2 teaspoons  vanilla 1/4 teaspoon  salt 2 1/4 cups  all-purpose flour 1 cup  chopped walnuts, toasted* 3/4 cup  chopped white or dark […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 7

Posted on December 18, 2013

Day 7 Orange Chocolate Shortbread   1 cup salted butter (2 sticks) 1-1/4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Pinch of salt Preheat oven to 325. Cream together butter and sugar until mixture is light and fluffy. Mix in vanilla and gradually stir in flour. Once mixture is combined, place […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 6

Posted on December 17, 2013

    DAY 6 Swedish Dreams Anyone who has eaten at the Ranger Room knows what a Swedish Dream is. A buttery, shortbread cookie with delicate flavors of coconut and pecan. A timeless favorite. 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/1/4 cups butter 1/2 cup & 2 Tablespoons vegetable shortening 1 tsp. vanilla 1 3/4 cup cake […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 4

Posted on December 15, 2013

          DAY FOUR Jam Stripes These are “pretty” cookies that look like they came from the italian bakery down the street. And a great opportunity to use that jam from summer. Makes them even more special and be sure to call that jam out on your gift tag!  1 cup unsalted […]

12 Days of Christmas Cookies

Posted on December 14, 2013

This is our 8th annual 12 Days of Christmas Cookies.  Each day for 12 days, we publish favorite and cherished recipes to try for your family and friends.  For 2013, we will posting them daily to our blog.