Pomegranate Molasses & Syrup (Grenadine)

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.

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Greek Spiced Candied Plums & Plum Brandy (or Plum Spoon Sweets & Syrup!)

20200802173352_IMG_5087Plums 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

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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Greek Kumquat Liqueur (with a Bonus Treat!)

20190218_163817You 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!)

20181213_160852Hot cider and tea are nice touches for cold nights, but sometimes you want a little something more.  A little somethin’-somethin’.  You know.  Booze.

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Greek Sour Cherry Brandy

20180717_132446There are a few things that can be used to preserve food: salt, sugar, and dehydration.  And booze.  Ohhh yeah.

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