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So far Chef Rich Mead has created 14 blog entries.

Christmas Cookie Recipes from Farmhouse

Christmas Cookies Russian Tea Cakes INGREDIENTS: 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour ¼ tsp salt 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, room temperature ½ cup powdered sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract ¾ cup toasted and finely chopped pecans Powdered sugar PROCEDURE: Sift flour and salt together Using electric mixer, cream butter in large bowl until [...]

Goat Cheese Potato “Lasagna”

INGREDIENTS: 5 lbs. Red New Potatoes 1 qt. Heavy Cream 10 oz. Goat Cheese 1-1/2 cups Parmesan cheese - grated 2 Tbs. Garlic ½ bunch Italian Parsley - chopped Salt and fresh ground pepper PROCEDURE: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix cream with chopped garlic. Thinly slice potatoes – preferably on a mandolin. Let the [...]

Quinoa, Persimmon, Pomegranate and Kale Salad

INGREDIENTS: 3   cups Quinoa - Cooked 1   cup Persimmon – thinly sliced ½  cup Roasted Leeks ½  cup Dried Cranberries ¼  cup Pomegranate seeds 2   cups Kale - Cut 1   cup Butternut Squash – Small cubes and roasted Pomegranate Glaze 1   cup Balsamic ½  cup Pomegranate Juice Citrus Vinaigrette ½  cup Orange Juice ¼  cup [...]

White Bean Soup with Portuguese Sausage and Kale

Serves: 4 people Prepared for: 4 people Ingredients: 1 Carrot Chopped 1 stalk of Celery Chopped 1/2 Onion Minced 1/2 tsp Garlic Chopped Pinch Crushed Red Chile 1/2 lb Cannellini Beans 1 bunch fresh Kale 1 piece Portuguese Sausage 1 cup White Wine 2 1/2 quarts of Chicken Stock Pinch Dried Oregano 1 Bay Leaf [...]

By |2017-09-29T15:19:18+00:00October 26th, 2016|Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens, Recipe|0 Comments

Butternut Squash Bread

Butternut Squash Bread YIELD: 1 LOAF Ingredients 1 medium butternut squash, roasted, flesh scooped out 2 eggs 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup water 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon [...]

By |2016-09-27T10:32:33+00:00September 27th, 2016|Fall, Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens, Food, Recipe|0 Comments

Cooking with Chef Mead Series | Cooking with “Winter” Squash from Farmhouse

Farmhouse Roasted Winter Squash Soup INGREDIENTS: 3 winter squash, your choice (butternut, acorn, kabocha, etc) 3 carrots, diced 3 parsnips, diced 1 onion, diced Olive oil/butter 1 bunch fresh thyme ½ cup honey ½ cup brown sugar Salt/pepper PROCEDURE: • Cut squash into quarters. Drizzle each piece with olive oil, brown sugar, honey, thyme, salt [...]

By |2016-09-23T17:13:47+00:00September 23rd, 2016|Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens, Food, Recipe|0 Comments

Summer Cooking with Tomatoes & Peppers

HEIRLOOM CHERRY TOMATO “COMPOTE” & CEVICHE ROAST PEPPER RELISH & PICKLING LIQUID Heirloom Cherry Tomato “Compote” Ingredients: Extra virgin Olive Oil – 2 TBS Red Onion minced — 1 cup Garlic minced — 2 cloves Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes — 3 pints Rosemary — 1 sprig Thyme — 1 sprig Salt & Fresh Pepper to taste [...]

Romesco & Lemon Shallot Vinaigrette Recipe

Lemon Shallot Vinaigrette I shallot, cut minced 1/2 cup lemon juice 1 cup olive oil Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste Romesco Sauce 1 large tomato, no core 2 Tbs hazelnuts, toasted with skin removed I ancho chile 2 Tbs, blanched almonds 1 slice firm white bread 2 large cloves garlic, sliced Pinch of [...]

Cooking with Farmer’s Market Vegetables

My trip to the farmer’s market yielded these dishes – simple, flavorful and versatile… Ingredients: 2 ears of Sweet Corn — Shucked, cleaned and grilled, when cooled cut the kernels off of the cob 10 small Summer Squashes — Baby if possible, 5 green and 5 yellow cut on bias, tossed in herb oil mixture [...]