We have moved!! 


Our new address is 206 North Main st, Shavertown, Pa 570-674-7779 

We will now only offer dinner.

DINNER: Thur-Sat 5pm-9pm

The Brown Barn Café
specializes in 'farmhouse eclectic' fare that includes cafe-baked breads and quiches, home-style entrees from around the world, and decadent desserts.  Come relax with us while we prepare your meal from the freshest local ingredients.
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We have moved. We will now only offer dinner.
Our new address is 206 North Main st, Shavertown, Pa 570-674-7779 
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Ethiopian Shepherds Pie


1 lb Ground Beef (85-15)
1 Large Onion sliced
2 tablespoons Berbere spice powder (or to taste) Recipe below
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 cup water
2 cups 1/2 inch dice carrots
1 cup green peas
1 teaspoon oil
2 lbs sweet potatoes peeled and diced
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup butter
Salt
Pepper




Add the sweet potatoes to boiling salted water and cook until tender (about 20 minutes)

While the potatoes are cooking brown and drain the ground beef.
slice the onion and add to the ground beef and cook for about 5 minutes
sprinkle the flour over the beef and onions and stir the flour in well. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes
Add water to make gravy.ke
Add the Berbere spice mix and stir well. Taste and add more spice mix if desired.

While the beef is cooking, gently sautee the carrots for about 5 minutes in oil, cover and steam for an additional five minutes, add the peas and steam an additional 2 minutes.


When the potatoes are tender, drain and mash with the cream and butter. Add salt and pepper if desired.

Add the beef to a casserole, layer the peas and carrots over the beef, then the mashed sweet potatoes.

Bake at 350 for approximately 45 minutes. Allow to set up for 10 minutes before serving.



Berbere Spice Powder:
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
3/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander (optional)
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin (optional)
1 teaspoon ground fenugreek
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg (optional)
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
4 to 6 tablespoons of a combination of ground cayenne pepper,red pepper, dried chile peppers, or red pepper flakes and paprika
1 tablespoons salt
1 teaspoon dried ground ginger
1 teaspoon garlic powder
Mix all ingredients in a blender or grinder. Store in an airtight container.


Adaptations:
Mushrooms can be used instead of beef for a vegetarian version. Substitute non dairy cream and butter for a vegan mushroom pie.
Frozen peas and carrots, mixed vegetables or your favorite vegetables can be substituted for the fresh peas and carrots


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Nutritionist Clancy Harrison recently visited the Brown Barn Cafe and wrote about it on her blog. Check it out by clicking here.

Gift certificates in all denominations are available. If you have wanted to have a friend or family member try us this would make the perfect holiday gift. Or if you have a friend or family member who just can't get enough of us it would make a great gift for them.


Spa & Lunch package - doesn't that sound like a nice gift? Of course it does.

The story of The Brown Barn Café  (it begins with hot chocolate).

The Citizens Voice spoke with is when we added dinners to the cafe. Read about that here.
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Our desserts are all made my the folks at Ah! Some Chocolates! Don't forget to stock up on your chocolate while at the cafe!

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This weeks  dinner menu.
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