Category: Fall

Apple Butter

A Traditional Pennsylvania Dutch Fruit Spread – easy to make – this tasty treat has many uses from livening up your morning toast to the delicious Apple Butter Cake recipe. […]

Apple Chips

Crunchy and full of sweet, apple flavor, these chips are addictive. Tuck them into your bag for snacking where ever you go. We dry them the old fashioned way in the oven but you can also use a dehydrator if you have one. […]

Apple Crumble

This crumble puts the focus on the apples, which we love here at Terhune Orchards. The foundation with plenty of delicious apples and a light mixture of streusel, placed on after the apples bake down, helps keep the apples moist and the topping light. […]

Apple Rose Tarts

Bake up a bouquet of these sweet roses for Valentine’s Day with our red skinned apples such as our Crimson Topaz, Querina, Empire or Cameo. A jam glaze gives them an extra rosy hue and shine. Makes 1 Dozen Roses […]

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

This recipe is fresh and delicious wrapped in Terhune Orchards Boston lettuce leaves. You can use the ground chicken in the recipe or substitute ground turkey for your own taste preference. We have both available from Griggstown Farm in our farm store. […]

Barley Risotto with Butternut Squash

One pot risotto is perfect for a cool evening meal but this dish has a twist using healthier pearled barley instead of Arborio rice. Butternut squash and Parmigiano-Reggiano add a rich flavor. […]

Braised Fennel with Pomegranate

Pomegranate juice pairs with garlic, orange juice, and chicken broth for a delicious braising liquid that brings out the rich flavor of Terhune Orchards fennel. […]

Broccoli Slaw

This is a great way to use the whole broccoli. Enjoy the florets in one recipe and the stalks in this crunchy, creamy, colorful slaw. […]

Brussels Sprouts with Apple Cider and Bacon

Bring home one of our stalks of Brussels sprouts and snap them right before using in this fall favorite. You can’t get fresher than that! We love to share this as a side at our Thanksgiving table or at any other festive autumn gathering. […]

Caramel Baked Apples

  Ingredients: 1 ⅛ cup sugar ½ cup water 1 pint heavy cream 8 medium baking apples, Terhune Orchards Stayman Winesap Caramel Sauce: Stir together the sugar and water in a deep, heavy-bottomed 2-3 qt pot. Set over high heat and let the sugar cook at a rapid boil for 8-10 minutes, without stirring or shaking. When the syrup starts to caramelize, swirl the pan to spread the color. The moment it reaches a dark caramel shade, remove the pan from the heat. Using potholder gloves or a towel to protect your hands, pour in the cream, stirring constantly with [...]

Cornbread Dressing (Stuffing) with Fennel & Sausage

Terhune Orchards fennel adds flavor to this seasonal dish. Since stuffing is traditionally put inside a bird to cook, this is more properly called dressing but regardless of terminology, it will wow guests at your thanksgiving table just the same. Cooking the cubes of cornbread helps dry it out and provide a crisp and flavorful side dish. […]

Day Boat Fish Tacos with Cabbage Carrot Slaw

This recipe was served at the 5th annual Farm to Table fundraiser dinner at Terhune Orchards on July 21,2016. This recipe was prepared for our guests by the talented chefs at the Terra Momo Restaurant Group. This annual event event supports the Mercer Sustainability Coalition. […]

Easy Apple Tart

This dessert is as easy to make as it is elegant. Sliced apples fan out over ready-to-use puff pastry dough. Set the dough out to defrost before you leave the house to go apple picking and you’ll be ready to bake when you return with your favorite apples. […]

Fennel & Apple Slaw

Crunchy and refreshing, this slaw made from autumn apples and fennel comes together in a flash. Enjoy it as a side or top a turkey sandwich with it for lunch. […]

Gazpacho

A cold soup is a refreshing summer meal. Tomatoes are the main ingredient, but scallions and cucumbers give this soup body and bite.Serves 6 […]

Grape Leaf Pilaf

This time of year we are trimming our grape vines for the second time. Many visitors to the farm have told us of family recipes they love using grape leaves. Here is one to try. […]

Grilled Broccoli

3 Tbsp. tamari or soy sauce 3 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar 1 Tbsp. sesame oil 1 head of broccoli (2 pounds) cut into 1 inch florets Kosher salt 1 Tbsp. parsley, finely chopped Whisk together tamari or soy sauce with vinegar. While whisking, add the oil. Add the broccoli and toss it to coat the florets. Then add kosher salt to taste. Put grill basket on grill and add broccoli in grill basket and toss until the florets are crisp at edges and tender within, (about 10 minutes). When finished, put broccoli on a platter and top with drizzle olive [...]

Mulled Wine

This festive mulled wine is perfect for a cocktail party or holiday buffet. Our Chambourcin is a medium body red, dry wine with a clean finish, taste of cherry, plum and blackberry, full of fruity notes with a dry Chianti character. […]

Preserving Tips! Produce Stays "Fresh-Picked" for Months

Everyone enjoys the “farm-fresh flavor” of Terhune Orchards produce. Lucky for us consumers, the process of food preservation is not all that complicated. Peaches, corn, tomatoes, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries, which are indescribably juicy and luscious, are also easy to freeze. Pick all you want and then just follow these simple directions. During winter, you’ll have welcome reminders of delightful summer days spent picking-your-own at Terhune Orchards! […]

Ratatouille

A great late summer dish, taking advantage of many of the season’s vegetables when at their peak. Serve hot or cold. Serves 6-8 […]

Roasted Butternut Squash with Cider Vinaigrette

A healthy side dish made interesting with flavorful apple cider. Ingredients: 2 small butternut squash (about 1 1/2 pounds each), peeled, seeded, and cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices 1 medium red onion, cut into wedges 3 tbsp. olive oil, divided kosher salt freshly ground black pepper 1 c. apple cider 1 1/2 tbsp. whole-grain mustard 1 tbsp. red wine vinegar 2 tbsp. chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Toss squash and onion with 2 tablespoons oil on two rimmed baking sheets. Season with salt and pepper. Roast, rotating pans once, until golden brown and tender, 20 to [...]

Roasted Fennel with Parmesan

Ingredients: 4 tablespoons olive oil 4 fennel bulbs, cut horizontally into ⅓-inch thick slices, fronds reserved Salt and freshly ground black pepper ⅓ cup freshly shredded Parmesan Directions: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly oil the bottom of a 13 by 9 by 2-inch glass baking dish. Arrange the fennel in the dish. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, then with the Parmesan. Drizzle with the oil. Bake until the fennel is fork-tender and the top is golden brown, about 45 minutes. Chop enough fennel fronds to equal 2 teaspoons, then sprinkle over the roasted fennel and serve.

Rustic Open-Faced Apple Pie

This is a great way to enjoy the full flavor of autumn apples. It’s a snap to make – a bit like baked, caramelized apples simply cradled in a bottom crust. […]

Smoky Corn Chowder

Fresh cut kernels of summer corn are a real treat but a nuisance when they ricochet all over the kitchen! Use an angel food cake pan to hold the cobs and collect the kernels while slicing. Simply insert the tapered end of the cob into the center tube portion of an upright cake pan. From top to bottom, slice off the kernels with a sharp kitchen blade allowing them to drop right into the well of the cake pan.Serves 6 […]

Spinach and Egg Drop Soup

You’ll be surprised how easy this soup is to make. After adding the egg, the broth thickens into a hearty bowl of nutritious soup. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil ½ shallot thinly sliced 1 tablespoon peeled and julienned ginger 2 cloves garlic, chopped 4 cups vegetable broth Pinch sea salt, to taste Pepper, to taste 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 bunch Terhune Orchards spinach Handful of chopped green onions Parsley, for garnish ¼ teaspoon sesame seeds, for garnish Directions: Heat the olive oil in a deep pot over medium heat and add the shallot and ginger, stirring for [...]

Spinach Pesto

The flavor of fresh spinach adds a mellow earthly flavor to Pesto – a classic fresh Italian sauce traditionally prepared with basil. […]

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