On the Eve of Christmas 2016 I am publishing our Christmas Miracle again.

December 24, 2016
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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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Taking the Fear out of Filo

June 29, 2016
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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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Pendeli’s Feta-Stuffed Peppers

June 11, 2016
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This is an excerpt from our book, A Greek Journey with Fork and Pen: “Elizabeth: The days fly by and our week of lessons comes to an end. Our last night at dinner, we were called to the phone. Our husbands were on their way back from their week-long hiking adventure and will arrive tomorrow, […]

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Pretend We Are In Greece

May 15, 2016
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Today started out gray and gloomy, but when Dan came in from the garden with our first 3 Heirloom tomatoes of the season, I was inspired to make lunch using some of the tomatoes along with a number of other items we call “mezethes” or appetizers in Greek. Remembering the sun-drenched days we spent on taverna […]

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Our Easter Leg of Lamb

March 17, 2016
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Roast Leg of Lamb by Sava Our roasted leg of lamb is the centerpiece of our Easter dinner, filling the kitchen with its tantalizing aromas of garlic, lemon and oregano. I posted this 3 years ago, but I decided to post it again for those of you who weren’t reading my blogs back then. If […]

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