Category Archives: Greek

Aug 24

Gemista

Happy Monday! And happy (or maybe not-so-happy) end of August! Summer is flying by and before you know it, there will be all things pumpkin and apple. Until then, I’m enjoying what’s in season and plentiful. This is one of … Continue reading

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Nov 10

Avgolemono

This soup not only warms my belly and cures most ailments, but it reminds me SO MUCH of my Nana. She made it often as a first course leading up to another Greek dish that was equally delicious. My mom … Continue reading

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Apr 25

Nana’s Rice Pudding

This dish has graced our table dozens of times since I started writing this blog, yet EVERY time, I forget to get a decent picture (or any picture at all!). Well, that’s it – no more delays. I need to … Continue reading

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Oct 1

A Tribute to Daniel Saraga

As I’ve mentioned before, the food blogging community is a pretty tight knit one.  Although many of us have never met in person, we still have a special bond based on common interests and passions that revolve around cooking, baking, … Continue reading

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Apr 13

Chicken Souvlaki

The grill is back in business.  Just in time for my warmer weather cravings!  Bring on the fresh ingredients and Mediterranean flavors. I could eat Greek food every day.  Seriously.  And although there are a few places in my area … Continue reading

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Mar 21

Baked Orzo with Shrimp, Tomato Sauce & Feta

LOVE this dish.  Another Greek classic… This dish wasn’t a common one during my childhood – why, I’m not sure – but it’s always been a favorite.  The combination of flavors is just awesome.  Get some nice fresh crusty bread … Continue reading

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Jan 3

It’s Greek to us

We had what ended up being “A Very Greek Christmas” the weekend before the actual holiday.  My immediate family got together a week ahead of time, since Christmas Eve always ends up being total chaos (fun!  but super chaotic), had … Continue reading

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Jan 2

New Year’s Day, take two!

You may remember my semi-failed attempt at vasilopita this time last year.  The cake served its purpose and tasted good, but it definitely wasn’t pretty.  Well, I’m proud to say that this year was much more successful, thanks to a … Continue reading

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Dec 23

Kala Christougena!

Our Christmas Eve celebration is all about our Italian heritage.  The Feast of the Seven Fishes is in full swing, along with many other Italian dishes and sweets.  So, it’s only fair that something from our Greek side makes an … Continue reading

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Dec 21

We got a contender…

I love chicken.  I’ve always loved chicken.  My parents always joke about how when I was a kid, I’d order chicken whenever we went out.  Any way I could get it.  Even for breakfast.  (okay, that may be an exaggeration, … Continue reading

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