Thanksgiving – The Day After

Thanksgiving is the American Holiday. This year Thanksgiving falls on Thursday, Nov 22nd. (the fourth Thursday in November) – the day before Black Friday. Thanksgiving Day traditionally kicks off the ‘holiday season’ in the United States. The day was set in stone by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939 and approved by Congress in 1941. FDR changed it from Abraham Lincoln’s designation …

Comfort Food

Soups are the ultimate comfort food

Bread and soup have had a love affair for as long as we have known how to cook. In fact, they effectively began as one and the same: The word “soup” is derived from the Latin verb “suppare,” which means to soak, because soup began as simply bread soaked in broth. Soup only developed into its own dish with bread …

Holiday Season

Tis’ the Season

Tis’ the Season to be Jolly Come celebrate the Holiday Season with an unforgettable Christmas party for family and friends or co-workers at Watson Lake Inn. Starting November 1st and running through December 25th, the Inn will be decked with holiday flare and we offer a special holiday menu served family style. Book your group now for best date selections. Call …

Watson Lake Inn Private Dining

 At Watson Lake Inn Private Dining is a real culinary experience. The busy winter season has arrived, sending us into a whirlwind of shopping sprees and social events. On top of all the preparation that you need to be prepared for the festivities, why add hours of prep, cooking, and cleanup to your list? Here are five reasons why Private …

The end of summer

Labor Day is called the “unofficial end of summer”. In the United States, many school districts resume classes around the Labor Day holiday weekend; Many others begin the week before, making Labor Day weekend the first three-day weekend of the school calendar, while others return the Tuesday following Labor Day, allowing families one final getaway before the school year begins. …

Farm to Table Dinner

The second annual Farm to Table Dinner fundraiser for the Prescott Farmers Market took place on August 19, 2018 at the Holiday Courtyard in downtown Prescott. Farm to Table Dinner Menu The exciting Southwestern-themed menu for this event was composed and prepared by four area chefs and served from a popup kitchen. Situated on the closed off Montezuma Street facing …

Local Market

Our Local Market

Watson Lake Inn at the local market We have been buying produce, eggs and some meats at the market since we opened Watson Lake Inn last year; building a relationship with the local market and its tenants. Recently we set up a booth at the Prescott Farmers Market to showcase what Watson Lake Inn has to offer, complemented with a …

Indian Art Market Foods

Indian Art Market

Prescott Indian Art Market For two decades, the Prescott Indian Art Market has presented some of the finest native American art in the Southwest. Get ready to celebrate the Market’s 21st anniversary! What is the scoop? The Indian Art Market takes place July 14 & 15; Two Days only… of spectacular works of Indian art at the Sharlot Hall gardens. …

Save the Dells

What is Granite Dells? The Granite Dells, commonly just called the Dells, is one of Arizona’s most stunning landscapes. This is Prescott’s most defining feature. This outcrop of 1.4 billion-year-old granite spires and domes is a mecca for wildlife watchers. Also liked by rock climbers, hikers, bikers, boaters, and families just out for a casual stroll on the Peavine and …

Community Supported Agriculture

Community Supported Agriculture

On a weekend morning when you spend time with the family, few things are better than a trip to the Prescott Farmers Market. Here you can browse the local growers and producers, have a snack like tamale or sope, or just a fresh brewed cup of coffee. One of my favorite stops when shopping for Watson Lake Inn is Whipstone …