2019 JAN FEB DOWN COUNTRY ROADS MAGAZINE DCR Jan.Feb.2019 web - Page 40

40 DOWN COUNTRY ROADS Streff­of­Black­Hills­Goat­Dairy­contributed­goat­milk­for­ice­cream­and­ricotta cheese.­Her­son,­Payton­Streff­of­Black­Hills­Liquid­Gold,­contributed­honey­for­a honey­madeleine­to­accompany­the­ice­cream­(which­Joseph­made­using­liquid­ni- trogen)­for­dessert.­ Baby­tomatoes,­mint,­garlic,­butternut­squash­and­sage­came­from­Moonrise Mountain­in­Spearfish.­Eggs­came­from­Yak­Ridge­near­Rapid­City­and­a­producer in­Chadron,­Neb.­Microgreens­came­from­Little­Gems­Farm­in­Custer.­Shallots came­from­Rick­Nusc­in­Menno.­Ancient­grain­flour­came­from­Brian­Stambaugh of­Belle­Valley­Ancient­Grains­in­Newell.­Carrots­came­from­Gordon­and­Deb Cleveland­of­Windsong­Valley­Garden­in­Custer.­Red­onions­came­from­Cedar Creek­Gardens­in­Midland.­The­list­goes­on­and­on. Jodi­and­Brad­Thomsen­and­sons­Jared­and­Joel­provided­beef­short­ribs­which Joseph­braised­and­paired­with­beef­bone­jus,­mashed­potatoes­and­micro­arugula for­the­dinner’s­fourth­course. “It’s­important­to­know­that­when­you­support­a­local­farmer­you­are­supporting a­family­and­not­just­buying­a­product,”­Jodi­said.­“The­connection­to­agriculture