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Bourbon Chicken

I had all good intentions to make a dessert in this post, but kitchen gods and perhaps the mistakes of the recipe, I was trying to make, aborted me from showing you a little something sweet. I was very frustrated, mainly because of the time I’ve spent to try and make the dessert and in...

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Vegetarian Magiritsa

Now, I do not know how to describe this dish. I will do my best to explain. Great Saturday night here in Greece the custom calls for magiritsa. Magiritsa, basically, is a kind of soup made of lettuce, lamb’s intestines chopped, dill and other veggies. To be honest with you, I hate it. I never...

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Stuffed Squid

It is Easter Sunday and we ate tons of lamb, kokoretsi (which is basically the lambs’ intestines on the spit) and kontosouvli (which is pieces of pork on the spit). I made these squids three days ago and they were excellent. I totally recommend them to you. I found the recipe on a Greek magazine...

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Macaroni and Cheese my Way

Although this recipe started just as any other recipe it then became an adventure. I found this recipe in Smitten Kitchen. Originally this recipe comes from Martha Stewart. Yesterday, I just wanted something light, because my husband suffered from stomach ache and, as I went through my recipe folders, my eyes fell on this one....

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Pork Tenderloin au Gratin

Trying to find something new to serve your family every weekend can be a very tricky business. The expectations are very high and I must prove them right. I always search for inspiration in magazines or internet or any other source possible. In this case, I found this recipe in a Greek magazine a very...

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Spaghetti Bolognese

 To be honest with you, I feel a little embarassed posting this recipe. The reason is that, this is a very easy meal for me and a comfort food for my family. I believe all families have meals like that and all of you have meals that are easy and comforting. The only reason I...

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Broccoli au Gratin

I don’t know if you have noticed, but I like souffles, au gratins and generally anything that has a bechamel topping, cheese and is baked in the oven. Especially during winter, I love this type of food, because is warm, hearty and comfort. This one is very easy and can be made even during week...

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Risotto with Cantharelles Mushrooms

I know it has been quite a while since my last post. This is because of two reasons. First, I was very busy and I did not have the time to cook that much and post. The second and most important reason is that even these few things I cooked, were not worth mentioning about....