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Keftes Garaz, Syrian Meatballs with Cherries and Tamarind

By Jan Buhrman

A gift from my dear friend Joan Nathan. I just love her to pieces and many of my classic dishes either have been inspired by her recipes or they were gathered in her presence! This is one of my favorite recipes from her new book, King Solomon’s Table. I cooked a load of recipes...

Stuffed Onions

By Jan Buhrman

Stuffed Onions is a Catering Favorite on Martha’s Vineyard. I will stuff onions from Morning Glory Farm with Sweet Potato Mash, Summer Ratatouille,  or Corn Souffle!(depending on what is in the fields of course! This is one of those easy to make with left-overs dishes that can be perfect as a main dish and side...

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,...

Porks & Knives Prep

By Jan Buhrman

In preparation for the Porks & Knives Workshop this week, I am writing my recipes , sharpening my knives and gathering my equipment needed: For me, it’s all about charcuterie. What is that you ask? You know: bacon, pate, ham, sausage… I have some favorites that I have shared over the years. My recipes...

Roasted Butternut Squash

By Jan Buhrman

Squash can be sexy! “Squash is a great member of the curcubitae family and all, especially the seeds, contain high levels of citrulline. This helps our body utilize arginine more effectively for improved blood flow and better circulation. It is often called the poor wo/man’s Viagra. When I recommend it for those I work...

Stuffed Acorn Squash with Quinoa and Vegetables

By Jan Buhrman

Squash can be sexy! “Squash is a great member of the curcubitae family and all, especially the seeds, contain high levels of citrulline. This helps our body utilize arginine more effectively for improved blood flow and better circulation. It is often called the poor wo/man’s Viagra. When I recommend it for those I work...

Gingerbread Dough for Making Houses + Royal Icing

By Jan Buhrman

I am making gingerbread houses with my neighbor boys who are 8 and 10 this week and this is a good recipe. It is too hard to eat, but after many years of making gingerbread houses, this one does work and holds up well. One year, I saved our gingerbread in the basement with...

Corn Salad with Lime

By Jan Buhrman

As seen in The Washington Post. Over the years this recipe has had many adaptations depending on what is available in the spice rack. 6 ears unshucked corn 1 cup cooked quinoa 4 large limes, for zest and juice 1 tablespoon ground cumin or raz el hanout 2 tablespoons olive oil Kosher salt Freshly...

Crépinettes & Gayettes

By Jan Buhrman

Here is my favorite recipe for crépinettes (aka faggots) and gayettes. My dear friend Abby taught me that while we are making the gayettes, which keep well in the fridge under a layer of lard, one must make a dish of crépinettes (faggots) to serve immediately for breakfast or lunch or an afternoon snack....

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