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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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One More Thing! Dessert of the Month Club: October!

Over at the Dessert of the Month Club, my month was October and I totally blew it, put it off and procrastinated.  But here it is, not as finished as I would like it, but darn close. For my month … Continue reading

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Σπανακόρυζο με Ψάρι (Spinach Rice with Fish)

Since I’m preparing for my election feast tomorrow, I decided to make a quick and easy dinner tonight.   Spanakorizo (spinach rice) is just that sort of standby, my mom made it at least once a week when growing up and … Continue reading

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Μακαρονάδα (Spaghetti with Meat Sauce)

Tonight heralded the start of fall…I had to wear my hoodie outside! yay! Fall is my most favorite season!  and one of the many reasons why is because I start to crave hearty meals like this one.  To be honest, … Continue reading

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Μελιτζάνες και Πατάτες Τηγανιτές (Eggplants and Potatoes Fried)

Much like the fasolakia and yemista, this meal is quintessentially summer and probably my most favorite. Fresh eggplant, tomatoes and potatoes from local gardens/farms taste so sweet! This is another olive oil drencher, but since I fry the eggplant and … Continue reading

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Yemista (Stuffed Vegetables)

From here on out, I will refer to this dish as “yummy-sta”. This was actually my first attempt at making this traditional Greek dish sans my mother’s aid.  (When I say aid I really mean my mom doing everything and … Continue reading

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Fasolakia (Braised Green Beans in Tomato Sauce)

Fasolakia are one of my favorite Greek recipes and especially in the summer with all the fresh green beans and tomatoes. Almost all the main ingredients were local: tomatoes (read previous post), potatoes, zucchini and green beans. Olive oil, probably … Continue reading

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