Marinade Featuring Fennel

A share-member recently shared a recipe for Porchetta Pork Roast , and I have fallen in love with it. The marinade is not only good on pork (I’ve tried it on several different cuts), but also roasted vegetables. Give it a try! Ingredients: 1/4 cup chopped fennel fronds 1/4 cup chopped fresh rosemary 2 teaspoons…

Simple Summer Squash

Miguel Calderon taught a simple, yet delicious way to cook Summer Squash in this last weeks’ food demonstration. Enjoy summer at its finest with fresh veggies—simply delicious! Ingredients: Young summer squash Oil and salt Directions:                  Score summer squash skin lightly on one side. Place scored side down in frying pan, generously oiled. Cook over…

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…

Kids Morning Camp

Abundance Acres hosted a morning adventure day camp for preschool ages this week. Lead by Rena Gordon and Lauren Gordon the camp took advantage of the newly constructed pavilion. Kids enjoyed bible stories, songs, crafts and activities each morning during the week.

New Pavilion on the Acres

Abundance Acres now has a new pavilion which overlooks a beautiful meadow just down the hill from the farm. Two brand new cabins also surround this field. Thanks to the hard work and contributions of several board members and community members the pavilion was recently finished. This is a dream four years in the dreaming!…

SERVE Comes to Abundance Acres

This past week we were blessed by a group called SERVE. This group came to the farm for three days helping with weeding, bug picking, trellising and manure spreading. Loads of weeds were pulled, the fields have never looked better, and 1.5lbs of bugs were hand picked! Thank you for your help SERVE! Here are…

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:…