Whole Wheat & Oats Apple Muffins

20200422_212617I once read that if you plant an apple tree, you’ll be growing apples for the whole neighborhood.  I’m beginning to understand what that person meant.

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Memorial Day – Remember Them All

The sad reality is that many military lives aren’t lost on a battlefield, or even during any military activity at all.  Many are the result of the after effects these events have on them.  Tristan was one of those lives.

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Dolmades (Greek Stuffed Grape Leaves with Tomato and Meat Filling)

20200518_231648Each spring the family gathers together to participate in their most beloved activity: harvesting grape leaves.  They pretty much hate it.

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Avgolemono (Greek Egg and Lemon Sauce)

20200518_220234Every culture’s cuisine seems to have some sort of sauce or dip that’s used for almost everything.  Americans have ketchup, Greeks have avgolemono.

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Rose Cordial & Candied Rose Petals

20200507_183737If you have ever eaten a Greek or Middle Eastern sweet with a floral flavor you couldn’t quite pin your finger on, it was likely flavored with rose.  Yes, like the ones in your garden.

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BFT (Bacon-Feta-Tomato) Frittata

20200502_205315Frittatas are kind of like the casseroles of the egg dish world.  They are a great way to throw a bunch of odds and ends together and call it a meal.

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