Eggplant Moussaka

20190920_185326I’m not going to lie, I hated this when I was a kid.  I used to call it moose-skata.  My mother was not pleased with this nickname.  I’ll explain in a moment.

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Mixed Bean Fasolada (Greek Bean Soup)

20191019_211836This dish is often referred to as “the national food of the Greeks”.  It’s ironic that the one person in my family that’s from Greece, is the one that likes beans the least.  Yes, Mom, I’m calling you out!

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Scottish Cock-A-Leekie Soup

20191ghbjYou will likely never eat a truly traditional cock-a-leekie soup.  The reason is right there in the name.  Sometimes it’s just best not to worry about it.

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Kalamata Olive Brined Pork Chops

20190818_192643xdfEasy recipe?  Check!  Using flavorful ingredients that you thought you were going to throw out but have found another use for?  Check, check, check!!!

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Greek Pepperoncini & Artichoke Heart Salmon Loaf

20191007_183042There are some foods that will never photograph well no matter how delicious they really are.  This, sadly, is one of those foods.

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Columbine Flower (Aquilegia spp.)

20190420_161129Known also as Granny’s Bonnet (because your granny still wears one?), Columbines are a diverse group of perennial flowers that are sought after due to their unique flower shape and the ability to have multi-colored blooms.

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Spiced Pear Butter

20190930_191735xdfcPears are fickle things.  Frustratingly fickle things.  And yet, when you get some cooperation from them, they are also delightfully delicious things.

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