Caramelized “Sour” Whey

20200220161015_IMG_2755One of the greatest things about the World Wide Web is that it allows for fortuitous discoveries to be made in a matter of seconds with just a few keystrokes.  This “cheese” happened to be just that for me.

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Chinese-Style Plum Sauce

We have three varieties of plums in our little home orchard that range in flavor from too tart for words to sublimely sweet. Each is perfect in their own way depending on how they are used, and trust me, they will get used.

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Creamy Tuna Pasta

I will never tire of hearing my children’s angelic voices asking me “Mom, what’s for dinner?” Just kidding, it got old as soon as they learned the phrase.

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Makaronia me Kima (Greek Spaghetti with Meat Sauce)

One might think of church bingo nights as an “old people” activity. I’ve been bingo-ing since childhood. Not just any bingo, mind you. Pasta bingo.

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Tomato & Crab Pasta Sauce

20200701162500_IMG_4404When you think of summer in Greece, perhaps you think of the beautiful beaches and the deep crystal blue water.  Perhaps you should be thinking of the things in the water!

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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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Feta & Avocado Dip

20200314_180207Avocados share a key similarity to another green fruit with a similar shape, pears.  They both refuse to ripen for the longest time, and then in a blink, they are past their prime.

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Creamy White Wine Clam Sauce with Garlic and Rosemary

20191226_183732I don’t make this dish enough.  Nowhere nearly enough.  My medium boy reminds of this on a regular basis.

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Fromage Fort (French Cheese Spread)

It’s a well known fact that the French make good cheese, and enjoy eating it as well as they make it.    It’s no surprise then that they came up with a wonderful way to use every last crumb of it.

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Honest to Goodness Turkey Gravy

20191124_185716Hello, I’m Dorie, and I’m a gravy snob.  I do not need a support group to get over it, thank you very much.

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