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How to Cook with Sorrel

By Jan Buhrman

Sorrel is a lemony and bitter perennial herb that is used all around the world in a wide variety of ways. Cultures around the world use it in everything from soups, salads, vegetable side dishes and teas for its sharp, tangy taste. It’s also loaded with nutrients. Sorrel leaves may be puréed in soups...

Salade Juive ( Moroccan Confit Of Tomatoes and Peppers with Coriander ) or Shakshouka

By Jan Buhrman

This is one of my favorite recipes. I am not sure if it is because of the story of how it came to be or if it is because it just so flavorful. It is a perfect when you are gathering the last of the tomatoes and peppers and can be frozen for several...

Morrocan Lentil Soup

By Jan Buhrman

As most of you know, I love the flavors of North Africa. I also cook lentils a couple of times a week. My dear friend Joan Nathan turned me onto a Middle Eastern eggplant dish topped with yogurt and pomegranates. The finish to the soup is inspired by her.  This is a perfect soup...

A Delicious Revolution

By Jan Buhrman

I was in Washington D.C. last week for this amazing event that I am very proud to be part of. Sips & Suppers is an annual fundraiser for the two largest soup kitchens in the U.S.  The benefit raises money for DC Central Kitchen and Martha’s Table‘s grocery program, which brings food to the...

Sunday Night Suppers 2012 – Update

By Jan Buhrman

The fundraiser in Washington DC for Martha’s Table and DC Central Kitchen was a success — shared in this post by Tim Carman from The Washington Post on January 25, 2012: Sups and Sips raise $200,000+ for charities If you missed it, read all about my experience as a participant here in Sunday Night...

Sunday Night Suppers – Food For All

By Jan Buhrman

This past week I had the great honor to be a part of an annual benefit that takes place in Washington DC. Sunday Night Suppers is organized by Chef Alice Waters, Jose Andres and my dear friend, Joan Nathan.  The event benefits DC Central and Martha’s Table, two of Washington DC’s largest food banks....

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