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Almond Chia Pudding with Cherries or your favorite fruit

By Jan Buhrman

6 servings. 41/2 cups unsweetened almond milk 1 cup chia seeds 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup or raw honey Seasonal fruit for topping (cherries, blueberries, peaches, figs and plums) Combine almond milk, chia seeds, vanilla and sweetener in a bowl. Mix well until combined and the mixture begins to thicken....

Dede’s Maw Maw Slaw

By Jan Buhrman

As most of you know, for the past 4 years, Chef Nathan Gould and I have been presenting a 4-5 day event called “Porks and Knives”. It is a butchery and recipes development class for professionals in the culinary world. It is followed by a two day event for pork lovers: We honor the...

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...

Smokey Bourbon Thyme Sidecar

By Jan Buhrman

During my time in Washington DC this year, I was treated to this delicious cocktail from Seasonal Pantry. 2 oz Bourbon 2 oz Meyer lemon juice 2 oz water 2 oz Honey-Thyme Simple Syrup garnish – twist of lemon Light a small area on a white pine board (area should be smaller than the...

Cabbage, Carrot, Radicchio Salad with Pomegranate & Curried Nuts

By Jan Buhrman

This is a perfect winter dish!  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! Serves 5-6 3 medium carrots, shaved or shredded 1 medium fennel, trimmed and shredded 3mm thick 5 tbsp...

Pomegranate Drink

By Jan Buhrman

2 oz. freshly squeezed pomegranate juice sweetened with honey (place the seeds and 1 teaspoon honey in the blender and blend – strain away the pulp) 1/2 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice 2 mint sprigs Sparkling water (optional) Muddle the mint, by bruising it in a glass. Fill a glass with pomegranate juice and...

Cashew, Almonds, Chocolate & Coconut Rolls

By Jan Buhrman

These fructose-free bliss balls are a great treat to serve your friends and family to show them that quitting fructose can still be delicious! 1/2 cup cashew butter 1/2 cup coconut oil 2 tablespoon honey 3 tablespoons raw cacao powder 1 cup almond meal 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon cardamom 1...

Korean Spicy Fish Soup

By Jan Buhrman

Serves 8 Several years ago I had a client who was from Korea. She wanted a Korean inspired menu and we served kimchi family style with cod fish cakes followed by this Korean Soup. The main course was brown rice with seared cod with miso and bok choy. Everyone loved it and especially this...

Sweet Potato Pancakes

By Jan Buhrman

These can be made into bite size cakes for an hors D’oeuvre or served larger as a 1st course or a side dish. ingredients 3 tablespoons cumin seeds reserve 1 Tablespoon 1 teaspoon black mustard seeds 1 teaspoon coriander seeds 1 teaspoon  fennel seeds   1 teaspoon ground turmeric Pinch of cayenne pepper 3 tablespoon...

Tzimmes

By Jan Buhrman

5-6 sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds) 4 Tablespoons butter ½ cup honey 1 cup orange juice 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ cup figs chopped into small pieces ½ cup pitted prunes chopped into small pieces Slice sweet potatoes, place in casserole dish and roast in 350 degree F oven for 35-40 minutes...

Sticky Buns

By Jan Buhrman

5 cups high-gluten flour 1 ounce yeast 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon salt 1/2 cup ice water 5 eggs 11 ounces butter, softened 2 cups brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup pecans, toasted and chopped In a large bowl of a stand mixer, combine all the ingredients, except the...

Macaroons

By Jan Buhrman

These are the moistest macaroons – they are easy and traditional and delicious made with honey! Recipe adapted by Jan Buhrman and Sheryl Dagostino from Martha Stewart’s Macaroons. Makes 12-15 ¾ cup sugar OR ½ cup honey 2 ½ cups organic unsweetened shredded coconut or flaked coconut or combination 2 large egg whites 1...

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