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The Best Leftover Turkey Sandwich

BEST. SANDWICH. EVER. Boring Holiday Leftovers = Best Sandwich Ever. Who said that you HAVE to make turkey soup after the big holiday feast? Instead feast on the best sandwich ever with Deerhurst Resort’s Executive Chef David Bakker’s ultimate leftover turkey sandwich. Combining all your holiday favourites, this sandwich is sure to hit the spot. […]

Chef David Bakker’s Roasted Turkey Breast

Executive Chef David Bakker’s Roasted Turkey Breast Recipe How to Roast the Perfect Turkey Breast Looking for a simple, yet delicious recipe for juicy turkey breasts? Deerhurst Resort’s Executive Chef David Bakker is sharing his personal favourite – and just in time for the holidays! What You Need: 6lbs turkey breast, boneless, skin on, wing bones […]

Chuck Hughes’ Fried Feta Salad

Fried Feta Salad from Chuck’s Day Off Cookbook Chuck Hughes is road tripping to Muskoka this October and in anticipation of his arrival he’s sharing one of his favourite recipes – Fried Feta Salad…cue hunger growls. So before you hit the road and head to Deerhurst, head to your kitchen and start warming up your tastebuds! Prep […]

The Blueberry Maple Cocktail | More Food & Drink

The Blueberry Maple Cocktail – A Feature in LCBO’s Summer 2017 More Food & Drink This summer sipper is the perfect accompaniment to lake views, a Muskoka chair and some good company – what else do you really need? In the latest issue of LCBO’s  More Food & Drink Deerhurst Resort’s Executive Chef, David Bakker shares […]

Harvesting and Cooking Fiddleheads with CTV Barrie

CTV Barrie Forages for Fiddleheads with Executive Chef David Bakker It’s fiddlehead season in Muskoka and CTV Barrie joined Deerhurst Resort’s Executive Chef David Bakker to learn how to harvest and cook these little vegetables. Celebrate the return of spring with an oh-so-delicious getaway to Muskoka. Book the Taste of Spring package and enjoy a 3-course […]

Smokey Maple Bacon Old Fashioned

A Twist on the Old Fashioned that Don Draper Himself Would Love This new twist on the classic Old Fashioned is one that Don Draper himself would love…just replace the city skyline with the breathtaking views of the lake…and add a Muskoka chair, of course. “The maple adds just a touch of sweetness, but doesn’t overwhelm […]

Smoked Bacon Lollipops

Smoked Bacon Lollipops – with Maple Syrup! It’s the season of comfort foods and what is truly more comforting than well…bacon? This appetizer is one that won’t make it far from the kitchen and is a definite crowd-pleaser…that’s if you even decide to share it! Check-out the recipe for Smoked Bacon Lollipops. What you need: 4 […]

Muskoka-Style Red Wine Hot Chocolate

Cozy Up with Red Wine Hot Chocolate with a Muskoka Twist Picture yourself on a cold winter day with a cup of velvety smooth homemade hot chocolate, feeling cozy right? Now picture yourself on a cold winter day with a cup of velvety smooth homemade hot chocolate with red wine…wait what? Things just got interesting.  […]

Upscale Your Eggnog (and Add a Muskoka Twist)

3 Ways to Upscale Your Holiday Eggnog It’s officially holiday season and what better way to get in the spirit than sipping on good old’ eggnog! While regular eggnog is already a holiday favourite, Deerhurst Resort’s Executive Chef, David Bakker is sharing his favourite ways to upscale your eggnog.  “Eggnog is one of my favourite […]