Hungarian Cheese-Stuffed Wax Peppers

Ingredients: 6 Hungarian wax peppers, seeds, and pith removed, tops reserved 1/2 pound ricotta or dry cheese curd 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 large beaten egg 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley 1 clove minced garlic 1 tablespoon olive oil Directions: Heat oven to 350 F. Line a baking pan with foil…

Fine Dining Continued…

The fine dining experience continues at Abundance Acres! Enjoy this sampling of pictures from the evening. For more details please check out the Cooking Demo page.  

Roasted Fennel

How to Trim and Core: Whether served raw or cooked, fennel bulbs must be trimmed first. Cut the stalks from the top of the bulb, then remove any tough outer layers. Some recipes call for the removal of the triangular core. This can easily be done with a paring knife. Fennel trimmings don’t have to…

Evening Rainbow over the Farm

A perk of Abundance Acres being on an east facing hill are the spectacular evening rainbows. Here is one from this evening taken from the farmhouse.

Sesame Roasted Snap Pea

Ingredients: 1 pound sugar snap peas, trimmed 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon black sesame seeds Directions: Preheat oven to 475° F Toss snap peas, sesame oil, and salt in a bowl. Spread in a single layer on a baking sheet. Place in the oven and roast, turning halfway through,…

Pickled Swiss Chard Stems

Ingredients: 2 Tbs pickling spice 3 C red wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar or champagne vinegar 1 tsp whole peppercorn 1/2 a lemon juiced 4 strips of lemon zest 3 tbs white sugar Swiss chard stems, cut in bite sized pieces Directions: Combine all ingredients, except Swiss chard stems, in pot. Boil for 3…

Family Fun Night – 2017!

Wednesday Family Fun Nights are well underway and the turnout has been fantastic this year. Many families have turned out to enjoy a meal, fellowship and games on the beautiful Abundance Acres property. We welcome you to join in the fun! See Family Fun Nights for more details or checkout Abundance Acres on Facebook. (Note:…

Fine Dining and Cooking Demonstration

This Wednesday Abundance Acres hosted its first Fine Dining and Cooking Demonstration. Professional Chef Miguel Calderon and his wife Kirsten Calderon demonstrated and served a spectacular meal for 6 guests at Abundance Acres. There will be a few more opportunities to learn, dine and enjoy Abundance Acres’ fresh vegetables cooked right before your eyes. Hurry…

Chinese Noodle Salad

Tokyo Bekana Chinese Cabbage is one of our favorite spring vegetables. Delicious raw or cooked, it add sweet flavor and texture to recipes. I’ve rewritten this Knisely family recipe to also be gluten-free, by using a variety of nuts instead of dry noodles (as pictured). Chop and mix in large salad bowl: 1 head Chinese…

Charred Rhubarb Compote

Another farm share season and another year of delicious food! We hope you enjoy the many tasty recipes to come! Ingredients 1 1⁄2 lb. rhubarb, trimmed and sliced 1⁄4” thick 1 1⁄2 cups sugar 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise, seeds scraped and reserved 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice Instructions Heat oven broiler. Arrange rhubarb in…

First Distribution 2017

The summer distribution season of 2017 is finally here! We were awakened this morning by beautiful sunshine and blue skies. What a great way to start off the season especially due to the fact that the past few weeks have been filled with torrential and non stop rain. Even though mud boots were still a…

Planting Squash on Hill Top

Between the rain showers we manage to get all our winter squash and pumpkins planted up in the field at Hill Top. Extra hands made quick work of the the 8 flats of perfect seedlings all ready to get into the ground. We look forward to a great pumpkin harvest this year!