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Smothered Chicken Tex Mex

Greeks started to migrate in US during the last decade of 19th century. The country was too poor to feed all its citizens, so many tried to pursue their lack at the New World. The trip lasted about 20 days and it was harsh for them as they were travelling third class with no amenities...

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Twelve Months of Deliciousness

As 2017 is about to expire, I went back to all the months that preceded and tried to pick one recipe that was a hit or special from each one of them. It was hard because every time I make something I put all my energy, love and affection to it and thus everything you...

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Loaded Garlic Bread

Summer vacations are a staple in Greece. From beginning of June until end of August Greeks along with millions of foreign tourists flood the islands and seacoast of mainland Greece. Back in my university years along with some friends we decided to visit the beautiful island of Corfu. We had a wonderful time there and...

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Coconut Kahlua Shake

Across the Mediterranean, weather is mostly exquisite throughout the year. Cities like Valletta, Athens, Marseille, Lisbon and Madrid compete among them as to the sunniest city in Europe. In Greece, the less sunny cities are found up north with 2,200 hours of sunshine. Nevertheless, if you compare this to London that has 1,410 hours, well,...

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Applesauce Cake

Atalanta was the daughter of Iasus (or Mainalos or Schoeneus, according to Hyginus), a Boeotian, or an Arcadian princess. Her childhood was pretty dramatic according to myth. When she was born, her father was so disappointed for having a girl instead of a boy, that took the infant and left it in the woods. One...

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Boston Cream Crepes

One of the things I really enjoyed while I was living in the US was Boston Cream Doughnuts. Before I headed to my class, I had done two things; unbury my car from the snow and stop by my closest Dunkin Donuts to buy two Boston creams to enjoy during my day. I was living...

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Squash and Mushroom Spaghetti

Curcubita maxima or as is known squash comes from South America and came to Europe from Portuguese explorers during 16th century. In 1860 Charles Naudin a French zoologist and naturalist, first he managed to describe around twenty different species of pumpkin. Naudin studied at Bailleul-sur-Thérain in 1825, at Limoux, and at the University of Montpellier...

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