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Located in central Michigan, Middleton Farm uses all natural farming methods to produce only the best meats, fruits and vegetables that nature has to offer.


Locro----Cheese Stew From Bolivia

Posted on November 8, 2011 at 5:00 PM Comments comments ()


-1 Cup Water

-1 cup red potatoes, chopped

-2 tsp olive oil

-2 ears of corn cut into quarters

-1 small red onion

-1 pound queso blanco viajero-cubed

Finely chopped

(substitute ½ #mozzarella and ½ # muenster

-1 red bell pepper


-1 green bell pepper


-2 cloves of garlic, minced

-3 cups butternut squash chopped

-salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper to taste

In a large po...

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Chili Stew

Posted on July 18, 2010 at 3:06 PM Comments comments ()

This flavorful chili beef stew is made with stew beef, chile peppers, corn, kidney beans, garlic, onions, green pepper, and chili powder.



•2 pounds stew beef, cut in 1/2-inch pieces

•2 tablespoons vegetable oil

•1 cup chopped onion

•1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper

•2 cloves garlic, minced

•2 tablespoons chili powder

•2 cups tomatoes

•1/2 cup ounces) chopped mi...

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Veggie Beef Stew

Posted on July 18, 2010 at 2:58 PM Comments comments ()

This is a tasty stew, made with flavorful Middleton beef and loads of different vegetables from our gardens.



•1 1/2 to 2 pounds stew meat

•3 cups beef broth

•1 can (approx. 10.5 ounces) condensed French onion soup

•4 cups water

•1/2 to 3/4 cup sliced celery

•1/2 cup chopped onion

•1/2 cup chopped green onion

•2 medium carrots, sliced, about 1 to 1 1/2 cups...

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Delicious Vegetable Soup

Posted on April 11, 2010 at 9:08 PM Comments comments ()


4 tablespoons olive oil

2 cups chopped leeks, white part only (from approximately 3 medium leeks)

2 tablespoons finely minced garlic

Kosher salt

2 cups carrots, peeled and chopped into rounds (approximately 2 medium)

2 cups peeled and diced potatoes

2 cups fresh green beans, broken or cut into 3/4-inch pieces

2 quarts chicken or vegetable broth

4 cups peeled, seeded, and chopped tomatoes

2 ears ...

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French Onion Soup

Posted on April 11, 2010 at 8:54 PM Comments comments ()


5 sweet onions (like Vidalias) or a combination of sweet and red onions (about 4 pounds)

3 tablespoons butter

1 teaspoon salt

2 cups white wine

10 ounces canned beef consume

10 ounces chicken broth

10 ounces apple cider (unfiltered is best)

Bouquet garni; thyme sprigs, bay leaf and parsley tied together with kitchen string

1 loaf country style bread

Kosher salt

Ground black pepper


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Shrimp Gumbo

Posted on April 11, 2010 at 8:45 PM Comments comments ()


4 ounces vegetable oil

4 ounces all-purpose flour

1 1/2 pounds raw, whole, head-on medium-sized (31-50 count) shrimp

2 quarts water

1 cup diced onion

1/2 cup diced celery

1/2 cup diced green peppers

2 tablespoons minced garlic

1/2 cup peeled, seeded and chopped tomato

1 tablespoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper...

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Chicken Noodle Soup

Posted on April 11, 2010 at 8:41 PM Comments comments ()


4 cups chicken stock, home made or store bought

3/4 cup diced onion

3/4 cup diced celery

1 tablespoon minced garlic

2 ounces dried egg noodles, cooked to al dente

1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh tarragon leaves

2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh parsley leaves

Lemon halves, for serving



Bring stock to boil for 2 minutes in a large, non-reactive stockpot with lid on, over high heat. Add onio...

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