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Chocolate Soufflé

By Jan Buhrman

Be BOLD! Do not be afraid of the word soufflé! Meals with lamb, spring greens, eggs are where my recipes bring Passover and Easter together in acknowledging both traditions. The Jews serve unleavened bread, and in our house, I simply avoid gluten altogether. Soufflés are fun and easy. Don’t be intimidated by them as...

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...

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,...

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...

Lamb with Tabil and Preserved Lemons

By Jan Buhrman

2 cups whole-milk yogurt, divided 6 Tablespoons Tabil Spice Blend* 10 large garlic cloves, minced, divided kosher salt plus more for seasoning freshly ground black pepper plus more for seasoning 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 4 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 4–5 pound butterflied leg of lamb, opened like a book 3 Preserved Lemons...

Mixed Berry Breakfast Smoothie

By Jan Buhrman

Every morning we make a batch of smoothies before we head out for our day. This week the organic strawberries (ALL the way from California!), looked too tempting to pass up… 2 cups strawberries or mixed berries (ORGANIC IS BEST!)** 1 tablespoon almond butter 2 tablespoons yogurt 1 cup fruit juice – I used...

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