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Aglaia’s Spanakopita!

  Aglaia’s Spanakopita 1 package phyllo #7 (they also have thicker country style phyllo that is popular too, but I always prefer the flaky, pastry phyllo!)* 2 sticks butter melted (1/2 pound) 1 lb feta cheese 1 lb ricotta 4 … Continue reading

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New Post! New Baby! (not mine)

Hey! I know it’s been a long time and all I can say to that is…it’s Linus’ fault! I decided to change the name.  “Farm to Table” just didn’t fit this blog anymore (especially since it is a big time … Continue reading

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Protected: Linus’ Birth Story

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Blogging Paralysis – A Serious Condition

Ahem…so it’s been over half a year since I last posted.  And a lot has happened since then! We bought a house in the middle of a forest.  Linus George was born on December 15, 2009! and 3 days later … Continue reading

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October Dessert of the Month Recipe: Apple Cream Pie

My Dessert of the Month for October is a recipe for an Apple Cream Pie out of Mildred Armstrong Kalish’s outstanding book, Little Heathens: Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great Depression.  It was delicious! … Continue reading

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A new post! and Kourkouto!

I know it’s been a long time–again, and though I would love to blame it on the baby bump, it’s really not that.  The new apartment is great, but I’m still getting used to the space and the light (lack … Continue reading

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Getting back into the kitchen…slowly…

This is not a full post yet, but wanted to let everyone know I got to go to the South of the James Farmers Market yesterday and it was just what I needed to motivate.  We picked up our first … Continue reading

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Γαστρονομια κ’ Γαστρομενη (Gastronomy and Pregnancy)

Happy One Year Anniversary to us!  I was hoping to have revamped the site (a new name!) and been way more gastronomically prolific, but life sorta got in the way…Tah-dah! I am pregnant (if you didn’t already guess from my … Continue reading

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Special Series: Estancia Monte Dinero, Part 5 (Final Installment!)

Departure By Elizabeth Ellen Sharon came back a few moments later with a gourd in one hand and a kettle in the other. “We must take tradition of Maté!” she exclaimed. We had heard of this drink and seen many … Continue reading

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Special Series: Estancia Monte Dinero, Part 4

Lunch By Elizabeth Ellen After the farm excursion, we went back to our room to pack up and get ready to head out for the next adventure. Gathering our belongings, we couldn’t help but notice the most wonderful aromas wafting … Continue reading

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