I had you at whiskey, didn’t I?
Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Fire
I just came home from a week long camping trip vacation. What was supposed to be a week long camping trip. What was supposed to be a vacation. Supposed to be.
Tomato Stuffed Summer Squash
Talk to any experienced gardener and they will tell you that if you plant summer squash you will likely never starve. So now the trick is to figure out what to do with all of them. I’m here to help.
Greek Sour Cherry Brandy
There are a few things that can be used to preserve food: salt, sugar, and dehydration. And booze. Ohhh yeah.
Life in the Bowl
The day starts off just fine. The skies are blue, the air is clear. Give it a few hours.
Harvesting Grape Leaves
I have come to realize that so many of the foods I was **ahem** “not fond of” were ones that started with less than fresh ingredients. Count dolmades, a Greek delicacy made with grape leaves, as one of them.
Why oh why oh why do people insist on coming up with space (and money) sucking devices or weird techniques to do what is really a very simple task? We may never know!
Greek Green Beans with Tomatoes (Fasolakia)
This dish is a staple at many of our church functions. I hated it when I was a kid. Then someone made a simple change to the recipe.
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Peeling Peaches (Using Common Sense)
Ah, common sense. The ultimate tool in anyone’s arsenal, and yet the one that is the most under utilized. Let’s change that.
The old saying “time heals old wounds” is a pretty good description of how my feelings towards summer have changed. It’s still not my favorite season, but I’ve now made my peace with it.