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…Continue reading Pasta Flora (Greek Jam Tart)
So 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.
It is ironic that buckwheat is considered to be a healthy food and yet my first instinct is to use it to make pancakes.
One 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.
It 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.
It’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.
With 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!