Pasta Flora (Greek Jam Tart)

Each year we harvest a lot of fruit from our backyard orchard. Each year, I make a lot of jams and jellies. Each year I realize we don’t eat a lot of it. Hmmmm…

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Pressure Cooker “Boiled” Eggs

20200608_075533So I may be a little late to this party, but I guess the old saying “better late than never” still holds true.  At least it has for me.

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Fig & Greek Yogurt Quick Bread

20200226175023_IMG_2863I am fortunate to have a fig tree and to live in the perfect Mediterranean climate for it to thrive.  That means that I will also have an overabundance of the tasty fruits just begging to be enjoyed.

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Spinach & Feta Frittata

20190217_122502One of the better known Greek dishes is spanakopita, a spinach and feta cheese filled pastry.  This isn’t that dish, but it does have all the flavor– minus the pastry part.  And it’s easy to make.  We’re on to something here.

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Pumpkin Waffles

20181121_123805It has been an off-and-on tradition over the past several years for me to make pumpkin waffles on Thanksgiving morning.  The only problem is that we show up at my parents’ for dinner already a little full since we stuffed ourselves silly.

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Tomato & Pesto Egg Cups

20180818_115052It’s easy to get into a rut with something like breakfast.  It’s early, the caffeine from your coffee hasn’t kicked in.  Your family hasn’t had a meal in a while.  It’s not a good start.

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Stone Fruit Oven Pancake

20181117_115723With summer officially here, the stone fruit season is now seriously underway.  Apricots, peaches, nectarines, plums, and all the hybrids in between, are dropping off trees and showing up in markets.  Gobble them up now, they don’t last long!

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