Mulled Wine (Spiced Wine)

Today is cold, wet, windy, grey, and dismal. It’s glorious.

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Greek Mountain Tea

20191115_124531Greeks are coffee drinkers, viewing tea as something consumed for health rather than enjoyment.  But there’s no rule that you can’t enjoy something you do for your health, now is there?

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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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Mulled Apple Cider

20181203_141411It is amazing to think how much certain foods shape our memories, not because of the food itself, but because of what it is associated with.  Even something as simple as some hot, spiced juice can become part of a key family tradition. Continue reading Mulled Apple Cider

All. That. Candy. Ugh.

20180622_125336I know that not everyone dreads the Halloween candy leftovers.  There are some that I will sneak out of my kids’ stash for “sampling purposes”.  Eventually, though, something needs to be done about the rest.

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Greek Coffee

20171015_152235The weather is finally starting to cool down a bit.  I know what you’re thinking: it’s the middle of October, of course it’s cooling down!  Um, I live in the middle of California.  It’s going to be near 90 degrees tomorrow.  Things are relative, you know?  So what this all means is that it’s time to switch out from our refreshingly cool iced frappes to our hot and comforting Greek coffees for our mid-day caffeine fix.

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