Happy Holidays from The Warren Center

12/17/2012

This time of year brings warm thoughts and well wishes to all!  The temperatures are dropping, leaves have fallen, fireplaces are lighting up, and the holidays are coming!  
Tis the season to celebrate!  The Warren Conference Center & Inn is a perfect spot to host a holiday celebration.  With our stone fireplace and cozy setting our dining room can accommodate groups from 20 – 200 for luncheons, cocktail parties and dinners.  This holiday season spend time with family or coworkers and our chef will do the work!  We have several festive themed menus to accommodate all appetites, tastes and budgets!

Entertaining for the holidays?  Friends and family coming for a visit?  There is room at the Inn!  Have your overnight guests stay right down the road at our Inn.  Complimentary continental breakfast included!  Now accepting reservations for Christmas.   Please call 508-231-3000.

Here at The Warren Center our thoughts are never far from food!  Nothing says I’m thinking of you more than a home made gift.  This year try your hand at making a yummy treat to give all those who have been so good to you through the year.  This recipe is sure to please!  Add a home made gift tag and decorative container, jar or bag.

Golden Honey Granola
Yield – 15 cups
Total time – 55 minutes, Prep time – 15 minutes

Ingredients
1 container(s) (18-ounce) old-fashioned oats (6 cups)
8 ounce(s) sliced almonds
1 cup(s) dried cranberries
1 cup(s) chopped dried apricots
1 cup(s) light-brown sugar
1 cup(s) honey
1 teaspoon(s) ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
1 1/2 stick(s) unsalted butter

Directions:  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, toss together all ingredients except butter and honey.
1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt unsalted butter. Stir in honey. Pour over oat mixture and toss to distribute. Spread granola onto a parchment lined baking pan and bake, stirring occasionally, until oats are toasted and sugar begins to caramelize, 35 to 40 minutes. Cool completely on pan. Transfer to airtight containers.

Recipe from Country living