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Oysters Vineyard

By Jan Buhrman

                      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...

My Favorite Holiday Recipes

By Jan Buhrman

My favorite holiday recipes. I wish for you jolly times around the table with  your favorite recipes, good friends and those you love this holiday season. I share with you some of my favorite holiday recipes. Wassail I have created my own version of apple cider and eggnog. I had something like this in...

Oysters with Spinach and Spices

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! 1/4 cup butter ½ onion minced 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 teaspoon ground coriander ½ teaspoon salt, or to taste 15 ounces fresh chopped spinach...

A Taste of Place: Terroir

By Jan Buhrman

According to Wikipedia:  “Terroir is the set of special characteristics that the geography, geology and climate of a certain place, interacting with the plant’s genetics, express in agricultural products such as wine, coffee, chocolate, tomatoes, heritage wheat, cannabis, and tea.” Simply:  It’s the taste of place, more complex; it is reconnecting with the flavors...


By Jan Buhrman

Oysters are truly a sustainable food  – they are having a significant impact up and down the eastern coast . They are saving our ponds on Martha’s Vineyard where excess nutrients from septic systems and lawn fertilizers have been slowly killing the ponds’ ecosystems. With the introduction of oyster farming, our ponds are coming...

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