Cabbage

Although cabbage tends to be regarded as a rather dreary, soggy excuse for a vegetable, when treated with restraint (not overcooked, that is) it can be most agreeable to eat. Seafaring explorers who ate cabbage to guard against scurvy were on to something, as modern science now tells us that it is relatively rich in…

Sweet Onion Cabbage Jam

This year we have a huge onion harvest. Here is a different and delicious way we have found to enjoy the abundance! Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 1 pound sweet onion, quartered and thinly sliced (about 3 1/2 cups) 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 cup shredded red or green cabbage 1/3 cup…

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…

Basic Stir-fry

Remember always start your rice or noodles cooking first, then it will be ready when the stir-fry is done. Make your sauce. Choose a bottled variety for ease or try one of my favorites: Stir ½ C orange juice, ¼ C soy sauce, 2 Tbs honey, 2 Tbs water, 1 Tbs grated ginger, 1 Tbs…

Asian Chicken Salad

Makes 9 servings. Serving size 1.5 cup. Ingredients:  2 cups shredded carrots  1 head large cabbage, finely chopped 2 Tbs cilantro (or Mint!) 1 Tbs sesame seeds 4 cups cooked shredded chicken  2 Tbs reduced sodium soy sauce ¼ C white wine vinegar 2 tsp ground ginger 3 Tbs olive oil  2 Tbs hoisin sauce…

Colcannon

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes Yield: Serves 4 as a side dish. Ingredients 4 russet potatoes (2 to 2 1/2 pounds), peeled and cut into large chunks Salt 5-6 Tbsp unsalted butter (with more butter for serving) Choice of favorite sausage (or omit) 3 lightly packed cups of chopped kale, cabbage, chard,…

Colors of Summer

Summer has arrived as evidenced by the color that is springing to life in the field. Enjoy this collage of images. Our Creator is certainly an artist!

Spring Seedlings

UPDATE: Thank you to all who supported us by purchasing seedlings for your gardens. We look forward to offering more seedlings next year and having them for an longer period of time. Abundance Acres Farm now has a limited amount of potted Tomatoes, Peppers, Cabbages, Broccoli and Cauliflower for sale. Plants are available in four-packs…