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By Sava Mom’s Chicken, Potatoes and Peas Here we are on Christmas Eve, trying to slow down after running around like crazy, preparing for the big day! It’s hard to resist fast food when we are so busy winding up end of year reports at work, trying to get shopping started, if not done, and […]

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I read recently that during classical antiquity in Greece, the vegetarian diet was called “abstinence from beings with a soul”. It also said “the earliest reliable evidence for vegetarianism theory and practice in Greece dates from the 6th century BC”. ( en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_vegetarianism) There were several religious leaders and movements at that time that would not eat […]

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Pendeli’s Feta-Stuffed Peppers by Sava This is an excerpt from our book, A Greek Journey with Fork and Pen: “Elizabeth: The days fly by and our week of lessons at our dance seminar comes to an end. Our last night at dinner, we were called to the phone. Our husbands were on their way back from […]

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Our Own Christmas Miracle-Christmas Eve 2013 by Sava This random act of kindness will never be forgotten! As the holidays got closer, more things landed on my to-do list. We have had a family Christmas brunch for years consisting mainly of fresh bagels and lox with cream cheese, thin sliced onions, chopped hard-boiled eggs, capers, […]

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This was the theme of my food demo this year at our “Taste of Greece Festival” at our church, St. Paul’s. You may see it spelled a number of different ways: Filo, Phyllo or Fillo. Regardless of how it is spelled, it is all the same: a delicate, flaky and light pastry. Filo means “leaf” […]

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