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Indian Cauliflower Soup (Gobi Ka Soup)

By Jan Buhrman

Soups, on the other hand, are full of all the nutrition and sustenance you need to not feel depleted or deprived. The rage recently was juicing, but juicing takes out all the fiber, not that that is bad, but in the winter, we want that fiber and warmth! Foods like to be whole. Fruits and...

Quick Pickled Peppers.

By Jan Buhrman

We pickle a lot of vegetables in our kitchen. We have a policy that nothing goes to waste and that means when there is abundance, we get to pickling.It is a very tasty way to preserve food when it is at it’s peak and enjoy a few days or weeks later.We pickle everything and...

Roasted Vineyard Vegetables Nested On Berber Grains

By Jan Buhrman

Corn Bisque is a wonderful side dish to with this grain and vegetable meal. At The  Kitchen Porch, we often serve a duo plate for the Vegetarians of these two dishes. ½ cup of olive oil or butter 1 cup of basmati rice 2 cup of mixed  ancient grains such as amaranth, millet, red rice...

Roast Leg of Lamb

By Jan Buhrman

This recipe calls for a deboned leg of lamb. Legs vary in size with an average leg being 4.5 pounds for a locally raised deboned leg of lamb. The cooking time will be a bit longer if you have a leg with the bone it it, but use a thermometer to ensure the doneness...

New Spinach Soufflé

By Jan Buhrman

This is an easy side dish for Easter Brunch or Passover Seder. If you are serving a more formal dinner, consider serving ramekins on a larger plate with spring greens or asparagus. If you are entertaining, prepare everything ahead except the egg whites. Twenty five minutes before serving, beat the egg whites and fold...

Preserved Lemons & Green Chili Sauce

By Jan Buhrman

This sauce is delicious served with New Spinach Soufflé! 3 green chilies seeds removed and chopped 1 clove of garlic ½ of a preserved lemon flesh and skin (remove seeds) ⅛ cup extra virgin olive oil 1. 5 cups chopped parsley Place everything in the blender and puree until smooth.  

Pork Curry

By Jan Buhrman

This recipe was a part of our Curried Winter Night menu. Please check out the entire menu and the story behind its creation – it includes a handy shopping list! 4 tablespoons coconut oil two onions, finely chopped two apples cut into small pieces 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2” ginger 2 teaspoons ground...

Stuffed Cabbage

By Jan Buhrman

This is one of Julia Child’s recipes. When I was in graduate school, I lived right across the street from Julia on Irving Street in Cambridge. She invited me a few times to her home and I would see her daily on the street walking with her husband Paul. I used to pore over...

Ginger Pumpkin Soup

By Jan Buhrman

Serves 8 and freezes very well. Note: You could use raw pumpkin in this recipe – cut into small pieces and add with the stock. Cook 20-30 minutes until the pumpkin is soft and then blend the soup. I love to add lime, cilantro and chili paste in for a more asian spicy flavor...

Porchetta Recipe

By Jan Buhrman

Porchetta is one of the favorites at Kitchen Porch. Crispy, crackling pork skin; fatty, melt-in-your mouth pork belly; are rolled together with layers of lard and herbs. I first discovered it in Italy in 2008 and became obsessed with learning how to make this amazing feast. When made according to tradition, porchetta is a...

Garlic Scape Pesto

By Jan Buhrman

There is always an abundance of garlic scapes in early summer. I always hear people asking what they should do with their scapes! This is a delicious spread that takes minutes! We call this the detox pesto!

Lamb, Eggplant and Spinach Curry

By Jan Buhrman

Adapted from “From Curries to Kebabs”, by Madhur Jaffrey All spice blends are available through Kitchen Porch!  More eggplant can be added to this dish which will stretch out the quantity and eliminate the need for adding water towards end of cooking.   This recipe yields a mild-medium spicy Indian dish.  For a spicier version,...

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