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Tomato Peach Salsa

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Ingredients: 1 cup chopped peaches ¾ cup quartered cherry tomatoes or regular tomatoes chopped ½ thinly sliced red onion 3 tbsp fresh mint leaves 3 tbsp fresh basil 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp honey 2-3 tbsp chopped pepper, Anaheim or hot pepper mix (optional) Instructions: Combine Continue Reading

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Fruit Cobbler

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Ingredients: 4-5 cups stone fruit (peeled if peaches) sliced into bite size pieces Topping: ½ c butter 1 c brown sugar ¾ c flour ¾ c oatmeal (not instant) ½ tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp salt Instructions: Preheat oven to 350F. Mix fruit with a bit Continue Reading

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Watermelon Salsa

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Ingredients: ¼ c lime juice 1 tbsp sugar fresh ground pepper to taste 3 c chopped watermelon 1 cucumber peeled, diced 1 nectarine or peach or both peeled and diced 1 hot pepper seeded and minced 1 small onion finely chopped ½ tsp garlic salt Continue Reading

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Peach and Cucumber Salsa

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Ingredients: 3 peaches or nectarines, pitted and chopped 1 cucumber, seeded and chopped ¼ c chopped onion 1 jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped 1 tbsp basil juice of 1 lime salt to taste Instructions: Toss all ingredients together in a bowl and serve. May be served with Continue Reading

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Fresh Facts: A working day in a peach tree pruner’s life

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Let’s do a mental time lapse video of “a working day in the life of a peach tree pruner” together shall we. It starts before daybreak when everyone gets to the job site about a half hour early—don’t ask me why—and build a big bon Continue Reading

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Rustic Persimmon Tart

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I’m a sucker for pie crust. But, confession, I’m not actually crazy about pie itself. I just love a good crust. When I make Chicken or Veggie Pot Pie, it’s my favorite part. I make it in big batches and keep it in the freezer Continue Reading

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Fresh Facts: Perfect Produce in an Imperfect World & Pomegranates

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So where’s the pomegranates Uncle Vern? Honestly, did you ever think you’d be excited about pomegranate season? Well, despite all the hype, that old “Wonderful”—that’s really the name of the variety—that came over from the old country and grampa had out shading the pump, and Continue Reading

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Cantaloupe Smoothie

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There’s nothing like a chilled melon on a hot summer day. Seriously. Nothing. Give me all of the watermelons, honeydews, and cantaloupes and I’m a happy gal. I can’t grow them for anything, so thankfully they know what they’re doing at JND Farms. I’ve mentioned Continue Reading

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Rustic Fruit Tart

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  Ingredients Filling: 2 ripe peaches or nectarines, peeled, pitted & sliced 2 c fresh strawberries, sliced or other fruit 2 tbsp granulated sugar 1 tsp vanilla Crust: 1½ c flour ¼ c ice water 3 tbsp granulated sugar ¼ tsp salt ½ c cold Continue Reading

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Kitchen Basics: Freezing Stone Fruit

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There’s nothing quite like the tangy-sweet taste of a peach. Ok, except maybe a nectarine… they’re pretty similar… In these hot summer months, I love biting into a super juicy piece of fruit. So juicy that I either have to eat it standing leaned over Continue Reading

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Stone Fruit Sauce

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Last week I ordered twenty pounds of peaches as an add on from Abundant Harvest Organics. I thought I’d bitten off more than I could chew (haha, no pun intended) and worried that they may spoil before I got to them. None did.  And now Continue Reading

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Apricot and Black Pepper Galette

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It’s full on stone fruit season right now. This is totally my favorite season, produce-wise. I might say that every season. But, I think this is my real favorite. Peaches, apricots, and nectarines! Watermelon, corn on the cob, and tomatoes… Need I say more?!  In Continue Reading

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Spicy Corn, Peach & Avocado Salad

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Ingredients 2-3 cups fresh corn kernels (from about 4 cobs) 1 cup chopped fresh peaches 1 ripe avocado, chopped 1/2 small jalapeno pepper, ribs & seeds removed and finely diced 4-6 summer radishes, halved and thinly sliced 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced 2 Tablespoons extra Continue Reading

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Peach Granita

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  Recipe and Photo Courtesy of FromHisKitchentoHerPlate.com See the original recipe here Ingredients: 3 Cups of Peaches, chopped and skins removed 2.25 Cups of Water 1 tsp of Lemon Juice 3 Tbsp of Honey 1 tsp of Vanilla Directions: Blend all ingredients and then strain out pulp Continue Reading

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Fresh Fruit and Basil Stuffed French Toast

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So far, June has found me kinda obsessed with lemon zest and basil with summer fruit. I love summer produce! (Ahem, lemons are one of the few fruits/veggies that I will buy out of season – I need lemons all the time!) I just can’t get Continue Reading

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Seasonal Eating: Happy National Peach Month!

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The Seasonal Eating series is dedicated to understanding why it’s fun and healthy to eat seasonally, the struggles and joys of this, what this means for the environment, for your recipes, and giving AHO subscribers a little history behind the California produce that comes in the Continue Reading

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Cristi’s Raw Vegan Peach Cobbler with Nectarine Drizzle

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Special thanks to Cristi, a subscriber in Bakersfield, for sharing this fantastic raw dessert. We’re happy to add it to our searchable archive! If you have a recipe you’d like to share with other subscribers, email it along with a photo to recipes@abundantharvestorganics.com Ingredients: 9 peaches, Continue Reading

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Peach or Nectarine Streusel Muffins

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Ingredients: ¼ c butter softened ⅓ c sugar 1 egg 2⅓ c flour 1tbsp baking powder ½ tsp salt ¾ c milk 1 tsp vanilla 1½ c fresh peaches or nectarines, chopped and peeled         Streusel Topping: ¼ c sugar 3 tbsp flour ¼ tsp cinnamon 2½ tbsp chilled Continue Reading

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Peach Ice Cream, Precycling, and Uncle Vern’s Answer to the Environmental WHY (Part One)

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Uncle Vern’s weekly farm-fueled musings, reposted here on the Abundant Harvest Kitchen Blog Fresh Facts from 6/1/13 Is it just me, or did May go by too fast? We’re in graduation season already for Pete’s sake. Before ya know it, we’ll be into sweet corn, and field tomatoes, and green beans, and melons…I guess we’re just having way too much fun here. Continue Reading

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Peaches and Cream Pops

Ingredients: ½ cup peeled, chopped peaches ½ cup peeled, pureed peaches 2/3 cup vanilla yogurt 1-2 Tbsp honey added to yogurt, before swirling, for added sweetness Instructions: Lightly swirl all ingredients together in a small bowl. Spoon into 4 popsicle molds or small plastic cups and insert Continue Reading

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