sweet potatoes

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

Fancy Fries

In 2017, I made Fancy Fries a lot. It’s such a simple way to enjoy Tinicum CSA root crops. Also, it’s like eating pizza, because you get to cover the roots with shredded cheese. Ingredients 3 potatoes 2 carrots 2 beets 1 celeriac 1 sweet potato 1 parsnip 1 rutabaga(optional) 1 onion, chopped 2 or … Read more

Baked Sweet Potato Slices

Hi sweet potato fans! Here’s an easy recipe I learned from my friends at Nourishing Acres Farm in Cedar Grove, NC. And now it’s my favorite way to prepare sweet potatoes. You get a delicious side dish and easy-to-use leftovers. I suggest that you try this. Ingredients 1 large Sweet Potato, 1/2″ slices Coconut Oil, … Read more

Sweet Potato Muffins

Ah, muffins! Nature’s perfect food… I had a fancy to see if I could make a sweet potato muffin using grated raw sweet potato in the style of a zucchini muffin …. and it turns out you can. These were the breakfast offering here at Chez Streit for the first morning of November, and they … Read more

Scalloped Whatever

Hi, Food Fans! Here’s a dish that appeared on Farmer Stefan’s Christmas dinner table this year. What you’ll find below is a recipe for Scalloped Butternut Squash and Potatoes — but it’s also a basic template for, well, scalloped anything. I’ve adapted the recipe below from a recipe published here at RachelRayMag.com. I chose this … Read more

Sweet Potato Pie

One of our members turned us onto the notion of a sweet potato pie, and I got curious. Turns out: As promised, sweet potato pie is wonderful! Much like a pumpkin pie, but I would argue, perhaps better! A great pie for holiday gatherings — give it a try. Our recipe is slightly adapted from … Read more

Sweet Potato Dal

This recipe comes from Tinicum CSA member Nidhi M. It requires some key Indian spices and, of course, a few vegetables. If you’ve ever wanted to make Indian food then I suggest that you try this in your kitchen. Dal is basically lentils soup but way more flavorful. I made it recently for a family … Read more

Sweet Potato Fries

What can you do with a gigantic sweet potato? You can make sweet potato fries! This is a delicious, healthy, and simple way to enjoy one of my favorite Fall crops. Ingredients 1 large sweet potato canola oil (any high heat oil will do, peanut, coconut, etc) salt & pepper Preparation 1. Peel the sweet … Read more