Despite the quantity of sugar-filled recipes I have on this blog, my tastebuds are fully addicted to sour and salty flavors. I’d like to believe that this is in direct contrast to my sweet personality. No laughing allowed!Continue reading Braised Chicken with Kalamata Olives & Capers
Once upon a time, people had the time needed to prepare more time-consuming meals for dinner. Bwahahahahahahahahaha!!! Yeah… right.Continue reading Roast Chicken with Summer Squash
During our last trip to visit family in Greece, we were as usual, fussed over by my mom’s sister. My Thea (Aunt) Nitsa is an amazing cook, so being fussed over by her means you are in for a treat and will not be allowed to leave without being thoroughly stuffed.Continue reading Lemon-Mustard Baked Chicken and Rice
It could be a bazillion degrees outside, but once the sun starts setting earlier in the evenings as autumn gets into full swing, my taste buds undergo a subtle but distinct shift to craving warm and filling comfort foods. I gladly surrender to this change.Continue reading Chicken Stifado (Greek Chicken and Onion Stew)
Every so often I do a little grocery shopping in my own pantry. I’m sure many of us find ourselves in the same position: you buy an ingredient that you only need a little of and then the rest sits there for ages waiting for you to remember it’s there.
You will likely never eat a truly traditional cock-a-leekie soup. The reason is right there in the name. Sometimes it’s just best not to worry about it.
You know you’re from California if you are a Mexican food snob. Yes, I know other states have a lot of Mexican influences in their cuisine, but that doesn’t mean it’s good. Just kidding! (not really)
Our church holds a Greek “food festival” at the end of summer each year. It has grown in epic proportions over the past few years, but during its smaller days our community would wrap up all the festivities (and work) with a relaxing luncheon on Sunday after church.