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Cocktail Recipes | Cooking with Chef Mead

Perfect your entertaining cocktails with these recipes by Anthony, lead bartender of Farmhouse at Roger’s Gardens. Grapefruit Shrub    Ingredients: 2 Large Grapefruits ¾ cup granulated white cane sugar ¾ cup white wine vinegar Procedure: Using a vegetable peeler, peel the grapefruits and reserve skin for oleo saccharum (see note) When you peel the grapefruits, [...]

By | 2018-02-05T16:48:48+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens, Food, Holiday, Home Page, Recipe|0 Comments

Cooking with Chef Mead | Holiday Cookie Recipes

WARM & MELTY CHOCOLATE-TRUFFLE COOKIES Makes Around 2 Dozen Cookies Ingredients:  1/2 cup all purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 2 Tbsp unsalted butter, room temp. and cut in pieces 1/3 cup (about 3 oz) chopped dark chocolate 1 large egg 1 Tbsp [...]

By | 2017-12-14T11:04:51+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens, Holiday, Recipe|0 Comments

Christmas Tree Care Tips

Christmas Tree Care The key to maintaining your living Christmas tree throughout the holiday season is to give it the proper care. Maintaining a high moisture level in the tree is the single most important factor in reducing needle loss and keeping the tree fresh. Below are some sure ways to make your Christmas [...]

By | 2017-12-01T09:42:07+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Christmas, Entertaining & Healthy Living, Holiday|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-12-01T09:56:20+00:00 December 14th, 2016|Christmas, Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens, Food, Holiday, Recipe|1 Comment

Entertaining Guide for the Holidays

Holiday Entertaining Guide Holiday gathering is so much more than the meal itself. It’s how we pass on traditions from one generation to the next. It’s how we nourish our souls and honor our history. Formal or casual, holiday entertaining is all about family and friendship. In this [...]

By | 2017-12-01T10:52:40+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Christmas, Holiday|1 Comment

Christmas Decorating Trends for 2016

Christmas Decorating Trends 2016 This is my favorite time of the year, when you feel the chill of autumn in the morning air, and you can sense the Holidays approaching.  Just like in fashion, there are trends in Christmas decorating that are stand outs each year.  Here are some of my favorites… while remembering that [...]

By | 2017-12-01T09:33:46+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Christmas, Holiday|0 Comments

Gifts for Every Personality

Happy Holidays!  The merriest time of the year has arrived at Rogers Gardens, and we’re excited to share some of the amazing pieces our buyers have curated for you!  Finding your holiday style is easy here at The Gallery.  From nostalgic children’s toys and vintage collectibles, to blingy barware and shimmery Santas… there’s something here [...]

By | 2017-09-29T15:18:03+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Christmas, Collectibles, Holiday|0 Comments

Perfect Paperwhites in Pots

One of the easiest and most popular winter duties is growing pots of beautiful, fragrant Paperwhite Narcissus.  Paperwhites provide clusters of white flowers and perfume the season when we you need it most, and you can time them to bloom exactly when you desire.  For a beautiful blooming centerpiece on your Thanksgiving table, start them [...]

By | 2017-07-19T15:12:39+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Fall, Gardening, Holiday, Home Decor|9 Comments

Behind the Curtain: Halloween 2016 Grimm Tales – Come Closer

Now that the dust has settled, it's time to see how everything turned out! Based on The Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales, this years room is divided up into four stories: Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel, Red Riding Hood and Snow White. Let's take a stroll through the (haunted) woods, shall we? Enter if you dare! [...]

By | 2017-07-19T15:16:48+00:00 September 20th, 2016|Halloween, Holiday, Home Decor, Inspiration|1 Comment

Behind The Curtain: Building Grimm Tales

Hey! You came back! Hungry for more I see...   Previously I showed you how we start early in the summer on projects for our Halloween display. Although this is really helpful, much of the building still has to wait until we can go inside. Multiple features are built onsite sometimes requiring several team members during several days. [...]

By | 2017-09-29T15:23:45+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Halloween, Holiday|5 Comments