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Fall Recipe: Butternut Squash Risotto

From watermelon to butternut squash in the course of a few weeks, it seems as though the seasons are finally changing here in Virginia. Butternut squash is one of our favorite Autumn ingredients because it of its versatility–it’s great in sweet or savory recipes, and you can roast it, bake it, saute it, steam it, […]

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Fox 5 Recipes

You can recreate Chef Mark’s dishes using the recipes below. Have questions? Email us! Asian Potato Salad INGREDIENTS 4 slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled 6 new red potatoes 1 1/3 cups mayonnaise 1 teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1/8 teaspoon dry hot mustard 1/8 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup chopped […]

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Recipe: Eggplant Rolls

Eggplant season is in full swing. Here’s a simple recipe from our chefs to help you use this unique vegetable. Eggplant Rolls INGREDIENTS 1 eggplant, sliced lengthwise, ¼ inch thick 1 tomato, julienned 1 clove garlic 1 pepper, julienned 1 squash, julienned 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated 1/2 tsp oregano 2 Tbsp olive oil 1/2 […]

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Meatless Monday Recipe: Stuffed Mushrooms

  This hearty Stuffed Mushroom recipe will help you go meatless on Mondays without missing the meat. Savory, cheesy, and crunchy, it makes a perfect weeknight meal paired with a salad of seasonal greens. Learn to make more seasonal vegetarian dishes at next month’s Meatless Monday: Seasonal Vegetarian Cooking class on Monday, Sept. 17 from […]

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Dog Days Peach Festival is this Weekend – Try these recipes from our chefs

The Dog Days Peach Festival is this weekend at Great Country Farms. It may be the hottest part of the summer, but the Dog Days at Great Country are all about fun with your family and canine companions. Bring the whole family for a romp in the play area and to u-pick peaches (they’re at peak perfection!) […]

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Recipes: Classic Cocktail Hors d’Oeuvre and a Summer Inspired Appetizer

Chef Mark won yesterday’s Appetizer Cook Off challenge. Recreate his winning dishes at home with these recipes! Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with Blue Cheese Filling For the shrimp: 1 lb fresh or cooked shrimp (large or tiger prawns work best) 15-20 slices of bacon 1/2 cup Blue Cheese 2 red pepper (optional) For the cheese sauce: […]

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Summer Blackberry Recipes

The Bluemont BBQ Bash & Blackberry Bonanza is almost here! Here are two recipes from Chef Mark and Chef Nick to celebrate blackberry season. Blackberry Reduction Ingredients . 1 Cup of blackberries . 1/2 cup of water . 2 TBSP sugar . Directions . 1. In a saute pan on high, add blackberries and water. Bring […]

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Summer Produce Guide: Pluots

Great Country Farms’ CSA deliveries are now in full swing! This week’s share features a unique fruit: the pluot.     A Pluot is a hybrid between apricots and plums. It has the sweetness of the plum and the early harvest of the apricot. This week’s CSA box features the first harvest from the eight […]

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Beer BBQ Sauce for Dad

Firing up the grill for Father’s Day? These recipe combines two of dad’s favorite things: bbq and beer! Try it with grilled chicken thighs, grilled or baked wings, or with a juicy steak. Beer BBQ Sauce 1/4 cup oil 1 small onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 6 tablespoons lemon juice 2 cups beer 2 cups ketchup 1 tablespoon hot sauce […]

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Recipe for Kids to Make for Dad this Father’s Day

Your teen chef can surprise dad with a homemade treat this Father’s day, or younger chefs can have fun in the kitchen with dad as they make this tasty pie together. This pizza is an easy, fun twist on a summer classic, plus: dad’s love pizza! Kid Powered BBQ Chicken Pizza Yield: 1 large pizza (serves […]

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