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Christmas Yule Log

“The history of the Yule log cake stretches all the way back to Europe’s Iron Age, before the medieval era. Back then, Celtic Brits and Gaelic Europeans would gather to welcome the winter solstice at December’s end. People would feast to celebrate the days finally becoming longer, signaling the end of the winter season. To...

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Not Your Ordinary Banana Cake

According to myth, Minos king of Crete every year had to sacrifice his most beautiful bull to god Poseidon. One year the bull that was born was so beautiful that Minos didn’t want to lose it and so he sacrificed another one of a lesser beauty. When Poseidon found out, became very angry and enchanted...

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Three Chocolate Cookies

I love, love chocolate and although I make several sweets and I really like them, my heart belongs to chocolate. There is always chocolate in my home in many sizes and types. Although I am trying to keep my weight under control, I cannot possibly refrain from eating at least a small piece of something...

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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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Ten Plus Five Delicious Desserts for the Christmas Table

Christmas Day is just a breath away and all of us are trying to plan and schedule our shopping and cooking. I am crazy busy at work and thankfully my mother in law will do all the preparations and have us over for lunch on that day. This is such a relief for me especially...

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Twelve Months of Deliciousness, The Best of 2015

Οι συνταγές και στα ελληνικά στο τέλος των αναρτήσεων! I was planning on posting a recipe I have tried and liked about an Asian chicken, but then I thought that since it is the end of the year it would be incomplete without a flashback with the greatest recipes of 2015. I loved everything I...