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Hidden Acres Farm, Newton NH
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The curve of the road brings you around and to the farm. There the tractors seem artfully situated near the driveway, the light shines through the barn door, the wrap-around porch greets you, and it all says “Welcome to Hidden Acres Farm.” The house, barn, and outer buildings retain the charm of a long-ago era. If the walls could talk, there would be many tales (and tails) of daily life on the farm.

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A Simple New Hampshire Beef Stew
Posted January 14, 2017
A Simple New Hampshire Beef Stew

Check:  for a local meat producer. For dressier finish leave out potatoes in stew, and top it with mashed potatoes browned under the broiler.
1/8 lean pound salt pork, cut into 1/4-ich cubes
2 tablespoons butter
1 pound …

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Scalloped Potatoes with Miles Smith Farm Kielbasa
Posted October 25, 2015
Scalloped Potatoes with Miles Smith Farm Kielbasa

This simple to prepare casserole can be made the day before. If refrigerated, bring to room temperature before baking. Left overs heat up well and are great for breakfast or lunch. Serve with a vibrant green vegetable for the addition of color.

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Sorrel Omelet
Posted May 3, 2014

From Tracie’s Community Farm, Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire
1 cup sorrel, cleaned and trimmed
1/4 tsp salt
2 tablespoons butter, divided
4 eggs
1 tablespoon cream
Shred sorrel. In a heavy pan, heat one tablespoon butter and add sorrel and salt. Cook …

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Lila’s Baked Beans
Posted February 12, 2014

This family recipe is from New Hampshirite Lila Cederstrand. Years ago, as a resident of Summercrest Assisted Living in Newport, she asked the chef to prepare it for the residents, and the dish continues to …

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Baked Pork with Caraway and Apples
Posted October 13, 2013
Baked Pork with Caraway and Apples

1 onion, thinly sliced
2 McIntosh or any firm apple, peeled, cored, and sliced
2 tablespoons honey
1 1/2 tablespoons caraway seeds
4 pork chops, trimmed
salt and freshly ground pepper
3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1/2 cup water
Preheat oven to 350
In a …

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Martha Porter’s Stuffed Peppers
Posted August 25, 2013
Martha Porter’s Stuffed Peppers

“Porter’s Perfect Peppers of Penacook for Pizza Places that are Perfectly Polished” is Cooperative Extension Professor Emeritus John Porter’s summer business. Wife Martha developed this quick recipe to use what he does not sell.
Porter’s …

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