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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


There’s been a bit of talk about gazpacho around the farm lately, and that makes sense: It’s thoroughly in-season, since you can make a batch entirely out of current CSA veggies and common kitchen staples. Plus, since there’s no heating involved, it’s a good option for these 90+ degree days we’ve been having. Our recipe … Read more

Fast Hummus

Hummus: such a healthy and pleasing companion to so many raw vegetables! I went ahead and tagged carrots, sweet peppers, and kohlrabi in this post, because they’re my favorite veggies to eat with hummus, but one needn’t stop there. It also goes well with raw sticks of summer squash, turnip, or broccoli stalk. Plus, it’s … Read more

Collard Wraps

This recipe is from Tinicum CSA member Rebecca Bettler. It’s a simple way to use this amazing vegetable. Thanks Rebecca! Ingredients & Preparation Collards (large leaves) Hummus Cheese Chicken Tomato Basil Roasted Peppers Place any of the above ingredients in the center of a large Collard leaf. Fold the leaf over to make a wrap … Read more

One-Pot Bean Gumbo

Hi, Comrades in Food! Here’s a Mark Bittman recipe that I’ve made twice now in two different versions. Both times, it turned out really tasty, with plenty leftover for subsequent lunches. The recipe comes from How to Cook Everything Vegetarian, and the version I’ve written up here is the more involved one (which features more … Read more