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Tasty Holiday Meals for Challenging Diets

Tasty Holiday Meals for Challenging Diets

Happy Holidays to all of you! I wish you a blessed and joyous season, gathered around the table with family and friends and cooking delicious, healthy food. I sent out an email last week about the challenges of serving those who follow diets that used to fall far outside the mainstream. Vegan, gluten free, dairy...

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Wild Rice and Mushroom Stuffing (Dairy Free & Gluten Free)

My son Oren asks for this every Thanksgiving. Make your gluten-free corn bread a few days before. Cut into small squares (croutons) and allow to harden. You can speed up the process by placing in a 200 degree oven for 1 hour. This will easily serve 14-16. 2 cups extra virgin olive oil 4...

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Holiday Tips for Dietary Challenges

Holiday Tips for Dietary Challenges

This is the time when family and friends gather to share a traditional meal—and some of them bring their not-so-traditional diets along. I am often asked by friends or clients what they should do when they have a guest with a certain dietary restriction: vegan, gluten free or dairy free. I find any meal can be adapted for...

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Late October Treats to Harvest and Preserve from the Garden

Late October Treats to Harvest and Preserve from the Garden

If you don’t have a garden, there are plenty of farms that are harvesting an abundance of turnips, carrots, parsnips, beets, rhubarb, chard and a wide variety of radishes. Radishes are very good for the liver and they act as a powerful detoxifier as well. They are of the Brassica family with a great...

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Honey Sweet GF Blue Cornbread

Honey Sweet GF Blue Cornbread

Honey Sweet Gluten Free Blue Cornbread feeds 18-24 (approx. size of half sheet pan) always use local and organic ingredients when possible! We love using Anson Mills products. Founder Glenn Roberts and Creative Director Kay Rentschler , owner of The Millers Wife, a food truck on Martha’s Vineyard selling the most amazing Crepes (you can find her...

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Oysters Vineyard

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Oysters Vineyard

                      At Kitchen Porch Catering, we love Oysters every way! Here is one of our favorite recipes to share in our Culinary Experience! Oysters Vineyard – inspired by the classic Rockefeller 8 servings as an appetizer 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 garlic cloves  minced...

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Prickly Pear

Prickly Pear

Prickly Pear is in season in the Southwest. Last year I learned from a Mexican farmer who was harvesting prickly pear, that this cactus is the cure to many ailments and that is eaten in many different forms. Prickly pear cactus is called nopal in Spanish, is a plant native to the southwest where...

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Lamb’s Liver Pate

Lamb’s Liver Pate

Lamb’s Liver is the World’s richest source of B vitamins, and an incredible source of iron, zinc, copper, vitamin A and D. And, most interestingly, liver may contain yet-to-be-identified nutrients that exhibit profound influence on strength, resiliency, and endurance. We should all try to include liver in our diet and here I share a...

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This is a mini series of how our lectures and cooking classes are presented

This is a mini series of how our lectures and cooking classes are presented

John Bagnulo and Jan Buhrman have been creating retreats together since 2009. The first series was called  “When Science Hits The Pan”. Throughout the years, and as we evolve on this path of heath, lectures have changed, foods are reconsidered, and new studies present new evidence. It’s all about the food, the soil, the...

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Chicken Soup

Chicken Soup

It’s flu season and one way to stay healthy is to keep your immune system strong. I believe that a dose of healing soup can be as preventative in keeping the flu away as a flue shot- with offers much better after affects. The Healing Recipe: Chicken Soup The key is to start with...

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Plum Puddings and Hard Sauce

Plum Puddings and Hard Sauce

You can find our plum puddings for sale here. Every holiday season, we create 100s of puddings out of of our day old croissants and popovers. We have been making puddings for over 20years and it has become a Kitchen Porch tradition to have a plum pudding. To serve our plum pudding, steam for...

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Spice up your Holiday Recipes

Spice up your Holiday Recipes

This holiday season consider a dinner that brings out the warm spices of cumin, cinnamon, turmeric, nutmeg, ginger and allspice. Similar to the spices of apple pie and oatmeal cookies, these spices originate in North Africa and the Middle East and originated as savory meal enhancers.. These flavors work well together; consider a ginger...

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