Roast Chicken with Summer Squash

Once upon a time, people had the time needed to prepare more time-consuming meals for dinner. Bwahahahahahahahahaha!!! Yeah… right.

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Creamy Mushroom Soup Risotto

I am a firm believer in the saying “necessity is the mother of invention”. Dinner is necessary. At least that’s what my family keeps telling me.

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Lemon-Mustard Baked Chicken and Rice

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.

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Chicken Stifado (Greek Chicken and Onion Stew)

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.

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Super Easy Southwest Style Bean Soup

Cooking is a form of relaxation for me. However, sometimes I want to relax on the couch, thank you very much. You want dinner? Open a can!

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Spinach & Feta Galette

As a child, I was not a fan of spinach, or anything that contained it, and no amount of watching Popeye cartoons could make me change my mind. Thank goodness for adulthood.

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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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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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Simply Perfect Mashed Potatoes

20191120_091333There are likely more recipes for mashed potatoes than there are people on this planet, and yet they all seem to ignore the ONE ingredient that will make them perfect.  Okay, there’s more than one, but one of them is really important. Continue reading Simply Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Eggplant Moussaka

20190920_185326I’m not going to lie, I hated this when I was a kid.  I used to call it moose-skata.  My mother was not pleased with this nickname.  I’ll explain in a moment.

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