How to Make Vegetable Stock

Have you ever wondered how to make vegetable stock? It turns out that you can use just about all of your veggie trimmings from the CSA for stock making. Here’s a little step-by-step guide for getting the most out of your CSA shares. Soon you’ll be enjoying extra nutrients in your rice and delicious soups. … Read more

Miso Vegetable Soup

It’s clear that I’m a Miso convert. It’s also clear that Tinicum CSA root vegetables go well in a miso soup. Here’s a variation on this soup that I think you’ll enjoy. It also demonstrates how one can add kale to pretty much any recipe thereby gaining healthy nutrients and improving the overall value of … Read more

How to Blanch & Freeze Kale

This method for blanching and freezing kale comes from Tinicum CSA member, Julia K. The method can be applied to pretty much any of the greens we grow including: kale, swiss chard, collards, spinach, broccoli raab, & tatsoi. You can also blanch broccoli and green beans. Blanching before freezing helps to retain the color and … Read more

Raw Beet Slaw

Happy 2016, Recipe Fans! I apologize for my tardiness in posting this recipe: This was my offering for our Quaker Christmas potluck nearly a month ago, and I think I led some folks to believe that I’d put up the recipe a fair sight sooner than this… So what we’ve got here is a recipe … Read more

German Potato Salad

A new recipe! I don’t think I’ve ever tried to make something quite like this before, and I’m glad I tried this out. This recipe turned out better than I had hoped, and I certainly won’t hesitate to make it again. I adapted my recipe below from a recipe by Angela Louise Miller that I … Read more

Steamed Kale on Eggs

Here’s an easy way to eat kale for breakfast. It’s also a nice way to turn fried eggs into something healthier and tastier. You’ll find that, along with kale, most of the greens we grow can be prepared in the same fashion. For example, Turnip Greens on Eggs. Ingredients 2 large kale leaves 1/2 small … Read more

Vegetable Curry

Spices, coconut milk, and vegetables are delicious. Especially when it’s time to make a vegetable curry. This one may be adapted to fit the taste preferences of your household. It’s probably really good for you too because it’s full of vitamin & mineral rich vegetables. Plus, it tastes great! So all around, it’s a winner. … Read more

Ashley’s Kale and Apple Salad

This salad is a perennial favorite around here. Another flavorful and well-balanced recipe brought into our lives by our friend Ashley S. Thanks, Ashley! Ingredients 1 gallon of kale* 1 tart apple (Granny Smith, for example) 1/3 cup of dried cranberries 1/3 cup of pecans 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1 Tbsp honey 1 … Read more

Lentils with Kale & Butternut Squash

This recipe comes from Tinicum CSA member, Luray Gross. Thanks Luray! Approx. 6 servings Ingredients 1 and ½ pounds butternut squash, peeled and cut into roughly ¾” pieces 1 Cup dry lentils 1 small to medium carrot, diced 1 rib celery, diced 1/3 onion, chopped ½ – ¾ pound kale, thick stems cut out and … Read more