April 30, 2020

Recipe time!

All that glorious sunshine earlier this week prompted me to think of summer gardens and my sweet niece’s request for yemista, vegetarian style, a few weeks ago during Lent. Like I am prone to do, I switched things up a little – this time using baby portobel...

April 16, 2020

Wise words: keep it simple.

Cooking should be simple, life should be simple.  Do not complicate either.  If you have good quality ingredients you will do amazing things!!!  Choose your ingredients carefully!  That goes for life and cooking. :)

When I teach...

April 6, 2020

It is a beautiful sunny afternoon and I decided to sit in my beach chair on my deck and enjoy the sounds of Spring and just be outside.  With everything happening in the world today surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, I have been doing a lot of thinking and praying –...

February 3, 2020

Cheers to a New Decade!

It has been a while since I last blogged, but I want to really try harder to write more about life, family and food.  I want my kids to remember some of the things we have done together and hopefully it will inspire them to continue the tradition...

November 23, 2018

Winter is here, and the thought of Avgolemono Soup just sounds delish! It’s a perfect blend of eggs, lemon, chicken and goodness all in one pot. My son who lives in NYC loves it and wants to try to create it in his kitchen, so I thought why not try to explain how to ma...

September 30, 2018

How do I even begin?!

It’s been almost two months since I returned from Greece. In lieu of sandy beaches, frappes, ouzo and decompressing, this trip took on a whole new meaning for me. It was philanthropic, spiritual and a the start of a pilgrimage that I can’t wait to...

April 26, 2018

So delighted to showcase a "guest" who stopped by the restaurant to help out recently! In a moment of "I need a little pick me up," we decided to make a yummy cold coffee drink....way better than what you'd pay $5 for at a coffee shop. Interested in how to make the per...

February 20, 2018

Monday, February 19, was the start of “Clean Monday” or Καθξρα Δευτρρα - also known as Pure Monday, Ash Monday or Monday of Lent.  Regardless of its name, it was the first day of Lent for Eastern Orthodox Christians. 

Clean Monday will always fall on the 7th Monday...

January 17, 2018

It has been awhile since my last blog, the holidays got the best of me being a wife, mom, sister, friend, business owner and jack of all trades. However, I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays - I know I did. 

The holidays for me have morphed over the years. The joy now c...

December 4, 2017

One of my favorite holidays is Thanksgiving.

I love when the family gets together and we catch up on life, watch parades, tons of football and go to a movie late at night with our bellies full. Traditions – it’s what makes the day so wonderful.

I love that we slave over...

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