Perhaps you already know the Greek mythological story of how the goddess Persephone was tricked into staying in the underworld by the god Hades by being tempted with pomegranate. Honestly, I can’t blame her.Continue reading Pomegranate Molasses & Syrup (Grenadine)
Mulled Wine (Spiced Wine)
Today is cold, wet, windy, grey, and dismal. It’s glorious.Continue reading Mulled Wine (Spiced Wine)
Greek Spiced Candied Plums & Plum Brandy (or Plum Spoon Sweets & Syrup!)
Plums are liars. Okay, not all plums lie, but when they do it’s really bad, but it’s nothing that booze and sugar can’t fix. Well, at least in this case.
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Rose Cordial & Candied Rose Petals
If 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.
Greek Kumquat Liqueur (with a Bonus Treat!)
You know the old saying that good things come to those that wait? This is a really good thing worth waiting for! (It may not be that long of a wait, either!)
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Hot Pumpkin Cider with Brandy (or not!)
Hot cider and tea are nice touches for cold nights, but sometimes you want a little something more. A little somethin’-somethin’. You know. Booze.
Greek Sour Cherry Brandy
There are a few things that can be used to preserve food: salt, sugar, and dehydration. And booze. Ohhh yeah.