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Thursday, June 26

Posted on June 25, 2014

Sunrise 5:08am Sunset 8:38pm Local Weather (Subject to Change!) Morning showers are likely, with the rest of the day being mostly cloudy with a high near 76.   Guest News We are very happy to welcome Scott & Janice Pierce from Amelia Island, FL! They are here with Derek, Kent, Brett, Marty, and families for […]

ORJB 30th Anniversary Jazz Concert

Posted on June 19, 2014

The Onion River Jazz Band is a seven piece traditional Dixieland jazz band based in Burlington, Vermont (that hot bed of jazz!). For over 30 years, the Onion River Jazz Band has been presenting traditional New Orleans Dixieland Jazz which represents the roots and origin of jazz in America. The band has worked to preserve the original sound […]

Monday, June 16

Posted on June 15, 2014

Week 24 Monday, June 16th 2014 Sunrise 5:12am Sunset 8:30pm Local Weather (Subject to Change!): Monday is going to be a beautiful day! Sun for hours and blue skies with highs in the low eighties. Guest News We’re happy to be welcoming several of our long time guests today! We hope Mr. and Mrs. Neitzel will […]

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 5

Posted on December 16, 2013

    DAY FIVE Flourless Chocolate Cookies   We always feel so decadent eating flourless chocolate cake. Well now, you can share the experience with your cookie swap! Dark, dense…..oh heavenly with a cup of dark roast coffee. Invite a friend over and have a few of these cookies to celebrate you! 1 1/2 cups semisweet […]

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 […]