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

Cherry Tomato and Fire-Roasted Corn Salsa

Hi, Folks! Chips ‘n’ Salsa is a common right-after-work snack for Farmer Stefan, and since summer has set in, we’ve been able to enjoy homemade salsa. We’ve made a fresh, cherry tomato salsa several times, and it always disappears right away. For the recipe below, I’m detailing a version in which we used some grilled … Read more

Butternut-Ginger Bisque

Butternut-Ginger Bisque — a great recipe for chilly autumn or winter days — fancy enough to appear on fancy restaurant menus, but really simple to make at home. For today’s souping adventure, I’ve selected a nice, basic recipe. You could embellish this recipe in several directions: Add cilantro and coconut milk to go in a … Read more

Steamed Cauliflower & Broccoli with cheese sauce

It seems like anything covered in cheese sauce is delicious and broccoli & cauliflower are no exception. Enjoy! Ingredients 1 cauliflower crown, chopped 1 broccoli crown, chopped 3 tbsp. butter 2 tbsp. flour 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated 1 cup milk 1 or 2 scallions (and/or garlic scapes), chopped Salt & Pepper Preparation 1. I … Read more

Christine’s Sautéed Daikon and Tatsoi

With our first frost last night, the season just turned from “summer-fall” to “winter-fall,” and we’re in the midst of the autumn vegetables now. Two less-familiar crops that we have in abundance right now are daikon and tatsoi. Daikon is a Japanese staple vegetable — an oversized white radish that readily absorbs flavors when cooked. … Read more

Sautéed Collards

Collards are the new Kale. The latter has become so popular in recent years that it has eclipsed its brassica cousins. Here at Tinicum CSA we’re planning to be ahead of the curve by recognizing the excellent culinary qualities of collard greens. I love Kale, but it can be a bit rough around the edges … Read more