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Seasonal Menu – Winter 2014

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Echo Lake Inn Christmas Menus

We simply love the long history and tradition that’s involved in Christmas at the Echo Lake Inn.  Families come to celebrate their holiday at the Inn for generations and some families include Christmas Dinner at the Inn as one of their holiday traditions.  We are deeply honored. Our Christmas menus change from year to year based on [...]

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Christmas in Vermont

Christmas time in Vermont is always a wonderful thing.  Everyone’s lights are slowly being strung up and new holiday decorations are appearing daily.  The magic Christmas elves have been hard at work at the Inn also.  Unfortunately, they haven’t shown up at my house yet. Since I live in Plymouth, I am lucky enough to get to [...]

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Vermont Winter Wedding

We host most of our weddings during the summer months but occasionally we host a late fall or winter wedding. The Inn has a casual country charm which lends itself to hosting a cozy, intimate gathering of loved ones. During winter weddings, guests frequently joke that attending an event at the Inn is like having a party at their [...]

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Thanksgiving Tablescape Ideas

In many ways Thanksgiving is the most important meal of the year.  Since most families have a traditional menu, perhaps you can express your creativity in your tablescape? Add an element to your table that’s unique, interesting, elegant or perhaps even fun! If you’re pressed for time, pull things from your pantry or yard.  In [...]

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Pinterest

We enjoy getting inspiration from Pinterest and the Inn is frequently tagged in photos uploaded from guests.  We thought we’d share a few of our favorites. Our red rocking chairs have become our unofficial trademark.  Uploaded by Beverly Robertson.  This photo was uploaded by Vermont Tourism. And this one was taken by Lonley Planet photographer, Christian Aslund.   And [...]

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Ski Town Soups

This is such a wonderful time of year in Vermont. The dog days of summer are behind us and we’re sipping hot cider instead of lemonade. The foliage is stunning, the sky is bright blue and the evenings are crisp. This is also the time of year for warm soups and thick stews.  Last year, [...]

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Lauren’s Cider Cocktail

We’re excited to share a delicious fall cocktail that was featured at a recent wedding.  Harvest time makes you think of everything this cocktail features: crisp apples, warm cinnamon with bright citus notes. This recipe was the first Echo Lake innkeeper collaboration. Laurence Anne Marie and Neal went through grueling research to get this cocktail just right. Lauren’s Cider Cocktail [...]

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Rhodesian Slash & Grill

“In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue”.  Today, around the country, many people are celebrating Columbus Day. I know there is a lot of debate about whether this is good or bad, but like it or not, it changed the world. Now, many years later, a young lad left the great African continent to pursue [...]

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Flowers

When most people look at flowers they see beauty, when I look at flowers I see history. A very close friend and neighbor of my family has always been an avid and excellent gardner.  Throughout my childhood, baskets of tomatoes would just show up magically at the doorstep.  My father stewed tomatoes for homemade spaghetti [...]

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