Welcome to the BriarPatch Food Co-op Recipe Page where you'll find gourmet, original recipes from The Vine newsletter. Look for breakfast, lunch and dinner ideas as well as: drinks, appetizers, snacks, spices & sauces, pickles & preserves, soups, salads, side dishes and desserts. We have something that will appeal to everyone's tastes and dietary needs, made with the finest, organic and locally grown ingredients available in our store. You can check out the most recent edition of The Vine here. Happy kitchen time!

Wonderfully Simple Veggie Soup

Makes 4-6 servings Go from simple to spectacular in just about thirty minutes. Fine slicing helps the cooking go lickety-split. Got a little more time and a few more veggies? This is one recipe [...]

Chilaquiles

Makes 4-6 servings For the chips ¼ cup vegetable oil, for frying 12 corn tortillas, cut into 8 wedges each Kosher salt OR: About 12 oz. corn tortilla chips, like Late July Quinoa and Chia For the [...]

Irish Soda Bread

Ingredients 3 3/4 cups unbleached bread flour 4 Tbsp. sugar 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 1/3 cup currants or raisins 4 Tbsp. cold butter, cut into 8 pieces 1 cup buttermilk 1 large egg 2 Tbsp. [...]

Fruit ‘n’ Nutty Energy Bars

Makes 3-4 dozen Easy to make, easy to store and bring with you everywhere…keeping it simple when a snack attack hits, whether in traffic or on the trails! BriarPatch bulk section [...]

Middle Eastern Chicken

A great way to introduce yourself to za’atar, and so easy to make! 6-8 pieces of bone-in, skin on chicken (thighs, breasts, drumsticks) 6 Tbsp. olive oil 3 Tbsp. lemon juice 2-3 Tbsp. za’atar [...]

Maple Bourbon Glaze

Brush this glaze on chicken, pork or salmon during the last 10 minutes of cooking. Coat one side, cook for 5 minutes, flip, brush the other side, cook another 5 minutes and flip once more to heat [...]

Tapenade

Spreadable, savory, simple! 1 cup pitted brine-cured olives 2 Tbsp. capers, rinsed and squeezed dry 2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped 1 tsp. Dijon mustard ½ tsp. Herbes de Provence 1 – 2 Tbsp. [...]

Deviled Eggs

The egg was a symbol of the rebirth of the earth in pre-Christian celebrations of spring. Word has it that in the 15th century, Protestant reformer Martin Luther established the tradition of men [...]

Peanut (or Almond) Satay Sauce

Peanut (or Almond) Satay Sauce Satay sauce is rich and creamy, with just the right balance of acid, sweetness and salt to make you want to eat just about anything you put it on. The fresh touches [...]

Cheesy Mac Sauce

This sauce is great for mac and cheese, and is also the “special sauce” that can make just about anything into a casserole. You can switch up the flavor with dried herbs and garlic granules for a [...]

Chimichurri in a Hurry

Chimichurri is a wonderful herb sauce that originated in Uruguay and Argentina. It’s traditionally used for marinating and accompanying meat, but it’s great as a sauce or dip with all kinds of [...]

Easy Teriyaki Sauce

This teriyaki sauce only takes minutes to make, tastes a lot better than what you’ll get in a jar and is very versatile. It’s great served with your favorite meats and veggies, as well as a [...]

Almond Milk

By Carly Davenport 1 cup raw almonds, preferably organic 2 cups water, plus more for soaking Sweetener of choice – optional (honey, sugar, agave syrup or maple syrup) Directions: Soak the [...]

Pork Carnitas

Recipe for Instant Pot by Randi Pratini Any boneless cut of pork will do, shoulder or butt are great! I leave it in one piece but it can be cut into chunks.  Ingredients are up to you, depending [...]

Sautéed Collard Greens

Editor’s Recipes from 2019 Winter Vine Make this recipe with or without the bacon. Either way, big, green collard greens are like large quantities of folded paper money, another New Year’s [...]

Bechamel Butternut Squash Rigatoni Bake

Butternut squash never tasted so good…together with mushrooms, spinach, pasta and a creamy béchamel sauce. This is a great weeknight dinner or a fantastic potluck dish that’s homey and cozy with [...]

Cinnamon Bacon Brioche Rolls

This is a wonderful treat to enjoy on a holiday morning, or as a centerpiece for a Valentine’s Day breakfast-in-bed. Dough 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour, divided 1 ½ tsp. instant yeast ¼ cup cool [...]

Chile Oil

Makes 2 cups This oil is a wonderful gift for those heat-lovers in your life! It’s great to add at the last minute to dishes, to swirl with a little balsamic vinegar for dipping bread, or mixed [...]

Golden Milk Spice Blend

Makes about 3 ½ cups ~ about 120 servings 1 ½ cup ground turmeric ½ cup ground ginger ¼ cup ground cinnamon 2 ½ Tbsp. ground black pepper 2 Tbsp. ground cardamom 3 Tbsp. ground cloves 2 Tbsp. [...]

Herbal Gomasio

1 cup raw unhulled sesame seeds ½ cup dulse flakes 2 Tbsp. hemp seeds 2 Tbsp. milk thistle seeds 1 Tbsp. Himalayan pink salt Optional Additional Ingredients – use 2 tsp. to 1 Tbsp. according to [...]

Homemade Spice Mix

There’s no better way to say “Season’s Greetings” than with gifts of homemade spice mixes. Use the BriarPatch bulk section as your palette for creative, customized combinations that’ll be [...]

Preserved Lemons with Spices

2 lemons (between ½ to ¾ pound total)  3 Tbsp. kosher salt  2 whole cloves  1 dried bay leaf  1 cinnamon stick (3 in.)  2 ½ tsp. coriander seeds  2 tsp. black peppercorns Rinse lemons and score [...]

Custom Tea Blends

Rose Breakfast Blend Makes about ½ cup Breakfast blends are usually a mix of stronger and lighter teas in the ratio that gives a recognizable breakfast tea flavor. The most common teas in [...]

Homemade Sugar Scrub

Homemade sugar scrub is so easy to make! All you need is sugar, coconut oil and whatever essential oil(s) you’d like to use. Turn your bathroom into a spa and use it 2-3 times a week on your [...]

Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Jar

This gift is easy to put together and looks great, and your friends will be that much closer to freshly-baked cookies! 1 cup packed brown sugar ½ cup granulated sugar 1 ½ cups semisweet chocolate [...]

Keto Paleo Scotch Eggs

Scotch eggs are a super impressive dish that will wow and delight your guests, and are surprisingly not that difficult to make. Serves 6 6 boiled eggs 1 lb ground pork, beef or lamb, or a [...]

Chef Chris Fagan’s Prime Rib

“This is my all-time favorite prime rib recipe,” shared Chef Chris Fagan, Hospitality House Culinary Instructor. “It’s always a hit—especially at holiday gatherings—and I’m happy to share my [...]

Homemade Keto Paleo Eggnog

Homemade Keto Paleo Eggnog Serves 6 Eggnog translates nicely to the Paleo-Keto lifestyle. You won’t miss the real thing for a moment with its creamy, lusciousness and incredible smoothness. 2 [...]