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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 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 […]

Announcing Weekly BHC Holiday Giveaway!

Posted on November 19, 2013

Tis the season! Or at least all of the decorations and shopping mall soundtracks are trying to convince us. As we’re planning the last details for our Thanksgiving feasts we wanted to kick off our holiday season by announcing our Weekly Holiday Giveaway! Did you know we have an online Gift Shop? Each Tuesday we […]

The Buzz from Basin Harbor

Posted on August 3, 2013

There are 100,000 or so new employees at BHC!  Peter Morris has become our resident apiarist, and his five hives are the only Certified Naturally Grown bees in Vermont (to date).  Peter uses IPM, integrated pest management, instead of chemicals to keep his bees healthy, no small feat when colony collapse is decimating apiaries all […]

Happy Fourth of July!

Posted on June 30, 2013

Next to Thanksgiving, July Fourth is our favorite holiday.  It’s all about people – families and good friends getting together to enjoy one another’s company (with good food of course!).  And we love all the red, white and blue clothing! We always get a lump in our throat at the flag-raising and singing those wonderful […]

Cold!

Posted on January 21, 2013

Greetings from Basin Harbor – The January thaw has ended and cold weather has  returned to Vermont.  As we look forward to a week of temperatures predominately  in the single digits or less, it’s interesting to note that the Lake froze over (in the narrows where we are) during this week in 2000, 2005 and […]

The Ultimate Family Reunion at Basin Harbor

Posted on October 8, 2012

Family is family, they say, no matter how much time or distance gets in between. Last week, Basin Harbor hosted a “family” of 185 girl scouts for their Button Bay Roundup Reunion, a gathering commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the scouts’ original Roundup back in 1962. The ’62 gathering brought together 10,000 girl scouts and […]

The Weekly Breeze, September 29-October 5

Posted on September 28, 2012

Weekly Breeze Week 39 September 29-October 5, 2012 Sunrise and Sunset Times Saturday 9/29: 6:48am; 6:38pm Tuesday 10/2: 6:52am; 6:33pm Thursday 10/4: 6:54am; 6:29pm Sunday 9/30: 6:50am; 6:37pm Wednesday 10/3: 6:53 am; 6:31pm Friday 10/5: 6:56am; 6:27pm Monday 10/1: 6:51am; 6:35pm Weather Forecast It certainly feels like Fall out there! Temps are expected to remain […]

The Daily Breeze, August 29

Posted on August 29, 2012

Week 34 Wednesday August 29, 2012 Sunrise and Sunset 6:13 am 7:35 pm Local Weather (Subject to Change!) Mostly sunny skies will lend to an idyllic 74 degrees by the afternoon. Temperatures are expected to rise as the week carries on, so enjoy the cooler weather! Guest News Welcome to the Moore Family, here for […]