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Farm Share Program

Roger’s Gardens & Farmhouse have partnered with The Ecology Center, located in San Juan Capistrano, as a bi weekly pick-up location for their Farm Share program. The first pick up will be on Thursday, March 7 from 3 PM – 6 PM, located at the cash registers at Nursery Entrance, next to Farmhouse. If [...]

My Favorite Fare from the Gourmet Food Corner

Food glorious food! Summer is an unbeatable time of year for entertaining; outdoor barbeques or just kicking it on your own patio with a pal. If you are anything like me, when it comes to food I’m a sucker for the best… A mug for the specialty snack… a pushover for the locally grown [...]

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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, [...]

Green Bean Casserole

Serves 8 to 10 Ingredients: 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 12 ounces mushrooms, (I use a combination of crimini, shitake and oysters) stems removed and chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 cups half and half 1 cup chicken or vegetable broth 1 teaspoon tamari or soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg [...]

Quinoa Harvest Salad

Serves 8 Ingredients: 4 cups of cooked quinoa 2 cups of roasted butternut squash cut into cubes 1 small bunch of kale, destemmed and cleaned ½ cup of dry cranberries 1 cup of granny smith apples, julienned ½ cups leeks, chopped and roasted ¾ cup of braised cipollini onions ½ cup of citrus vinaigrette Salt [...]

Cooking with Chef Mead | Soups for Dinner

CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP Ingredients:  8 (6 inch) Corn tortillas, cut into strips 8 Cups chicken stock 2 Chicken breasts 1 Large sweet onion, diced 4 Garlic cloves, peeled and minced 2 Sprigs fresh oregano 2 Medium tomatoes, cored and diced 1 Chipotle Chile, minced and 2 tablespoons of the adobo sauce that it is packed [...]

Summer BBQ Side Recipes | Cooking with Chef Mead

Complement your main BBQ entree with these summer side recipes created by Chef Rich Mead and Chef Allen of Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens. BBQ Baked Beans INGREDIENTS: ¼ pound bacon, diced 1 medium onion, diced 4 medium garlic cloves, minced 1 lb. dried cannellini beans, washed & picked over to remove debris or dark-colored beans [...]