Month: March 2011

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Raisins Bread (Stafidopsomo)

As I have told you in the past, here in Greece we still have bakeries that sell bread, cookies and other sweet treats. In every neighborhood one can find several of them. I make my own bread now, so my visits to my local bakery are limited. Last time I went there, was to buy...

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Balsamic Glazed Pork Tenderloin

It is amazing how easy it is sometimes, to get inspired to make something in the kitchen. I was watching the TV the other day and I saw the new ad of Knorr’s that is running currently. In the ad, Marco Pierre White a UK Chef dissolves a knorr cube in couple of tbsp of...

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Poached Salmon Teriyaki

Η συνταγή και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος της ανάρτησης! I was browsing my recipes and I realized that although I have posted recipes for seafood, I have never made fish. The reasons are first because neither I nor my husband eats a lot of fish and secondly when we do, I rely on my mother...

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Lagana (Greek Flat Bread)

Just before I start talking about my yet another bread adventure, I can’t help but sharing some thoughts regarding this catastrophe in Japan. I saw on TV how in a matter of minutes the wreath of nature has made disappear what humans have created in so many years of struggle and effort. Also, all these...

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Coca-Cola Chicken Breasts

Sometimes I think my mom was years ahead in cooking. As I was browsing the internet I saw a recipe in Steamy Kitchen for cola glazed wings made by Virginia Willis and I remembered the first time we ate coca-cola glazed pork chops. Twenty years ago, when there was no internet and surely not so...

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Spinach Crepes

I woke up this morning and that was the view from my bedroom window. For a moment it was like a de ja vu moment in my life. I felt like when I was years back in New Hampshire and I was watching the snow from my apartment’s window. Is this March or January? I...

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Chicken Soup

  I think March is showing us his teeth. It is freaking cold outside and the temperature keeps falling. I was hoping that the weather would start getting warmer, but I guess he doesn’t feel like it! Anyway, I ate this soup many years ago, during my first trip to the US. I was visiting...