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Wedding Testimonials: The Real Deals

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

LINDSAY & BRENDAN Mother of the Bride – My daughter was recently married at the Basin Harbor. Most of our wedding guests stayed at the resort, either in the main lodge, the Homestead lodge or the individual cottages. All of our guests were delighted with the beautiful scenery of the lake and the gardens, the
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Happy New Year from Vergennes, VT!

Monday, January 1st, 2018

Here’s a great, big Happy New Year from all of us here at Basin Harbor! It’s 2018—and is it just us, or does that still somehow sound a bit on the futuristic side? Anyhow, we’re incredibly excited for the New Year, and for the opportunity, once again, to pamper both returning and brand-new guests here at our
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12 Days of Cookies #11 Almond Cookies

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Yummy buttery almond cookies with sliced almonds on top for a satisfying crunch.  Cookies: 1 cup butter 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon almond extract 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt sliced almonds Glaze: 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon almond extract 3 teaspoons water Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a
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Gift Guide Day 20. Time is counting down! Snowflake Chocolates

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

So at this point, shipping windows are shrinking. But we are still going to share some of our favorite VT vendors and artisans. Check out these wonderful chocolates by Snowflake Chocolates in Jericho, VT. I always like their unique molds and shapes. SHOP NOW!

Day 8: Ritz Cracker PB Chocolate Cookies

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Who doesn’t like those flavors and all together? Salty, sweet, nutty…..yum. And easy!  60 Ritz Crackers Creamy Peanut Butter of your choice 12 oz. milk or dark melting chocolate 8 oz. white melting chocolate 6 oz. butterscotch baking chips Make sandwiches with two crackers and peanut butter. Melt the chocolates and chips in a double
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Gift Guide Day 19: As Centuries Pass

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

As Centuries Pass This 115 page book written by 2nd generation host, Allen Penfield Beach, highlights the history surrounding Lake Champlain, the industries of the time and the War of 1812. With foreword by fourth generation hosts, Bob Jr. & Pennie Beach, this book is reminiscent of Bob Jrs. weekly history talk  if you have
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12 Days of Cookies: Peppermint Patties

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Peppermint Patties Ingredients: 7 1/2 cups powdered sugar, sifted 1/3 cup evaporated milk 1/3 cup light corn syrup 3 tablespoons extra-virgin or refined coconut oil 1/4 teaspoon food-grade peppermint essential oil or 1 teaspoon peppermint extract (taste to be sure) 1 1/2 pounds bittersweet or semisweet baking chocolate, chopped Crushed peppermint candies for sprinkling, optional
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BH Gift Guide Day 18: Love Your Dog

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Every canine needs some Basin Harbor swag! These Eliza B collars and leashes are heavy duty nylon webbing with our custom navy ribbon stitched on. Collars in M or L and the leashes are all 6 foot. Visit the gift shop today!

Tiramisu Truffles Day 5

Monday, December 18th, 2017

              Tiramisu Truffles. 24 ladyfingers  2 tablespoons sugar 2/3 cup mascarpone cheese, room temperature 2-3 tablespoons espresso 2 cups (12 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate 2 teaspoons espresso powder (optional) Instructions In a food processor, blend lady fingers until you have fine crumbs. Set aside 2 tablespoons to sprinkle on the
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BH Gift Guide Day 17: Lemon Lulu Cake

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

Mother Myrick’s Confectionery began in 1977 as a small fudge shop in the beautiful resort town of Manchester Vermont. Buttercrunch, fudge, truffles and the Lemon Lulu Cake.  BUY  HERE