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As the 25th comes rushing towards us, everyone is in stress mode…when will I have time to shop? I don’t know what to get anyone this year!! What will I serve for dinner??? Oh, wait…that last one has never been a problem in this house! Our Christmas traditional dinner (in our family) is Roast Leg […]

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In Greece, all vegetables are considered “salatika” and a meal always has vegetables at the heart of it. Although the Greek people are not considered vegetarians, the Greek diet includes a large percentage of vegetables every day and at every meal with just a small amount of meat or fish (if any at all). The […]

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I know that last October I wrote about being in Vermont in September and freezing the first two weeks after having left 90 degree weather here at home. So I know it was hot but not THIS hot…this heat wave is bringing Southern California roasting triple-digit temperatures. It’s all anyone can talk about these days […]

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As our trip to Greece gets closer, I pick up my copy of “A Greek Journey With Fork And Pen” and go back to our first trip and the experience of seeing the Parthenon on the Acropolis under a full moon the first night we were there. We had gone up to the roof garden, […]

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Every 4 years (or thereabouts), Greek Easter falls on the same Sunday as “American Easter”. For that to happen, Passover has to have been celebratesd already. Afterall, according to the Bible, Jesus went to Jerusalem to celebrate Passover. It gets more confusing when Passover and American Easter fall on the same day. It is something […]

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