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Traditional Greek Loukoumades Recipe (Greek Honey Puffs)

Traditional Greek Loukoumades Recipe (Greek Honey Puffs)

One of my all-time favorite Greek desserts has to be traditional Greek loukoumades! I know, I know — you’re probably thinking, “what about baklava?!?” Yes, I love baklava, too, but — there’s nothing like the feeling and taste of biting into a honey soaked, cinnamon 

Greek Pork and Celery Stew with Avgolemono Sauce – Xoirino me Selino

Greek Pork and Celery Stew with Avgolemono Sauce – Xoirino me Selino

Once the weather turns cold, I find myself reaching for tried and true comfort foods. There’s nothing like a delicious, hot stew or a one-pot casserole dish to warm you up on a cold winter’s day. Greek Pork and Celery Stew with Avgolemono Sauce is 

Traditional Greek Pasta with Caramelized Onions – Makarounes me Tskinosi

Traditional Greek Pasta with Caramelized Onions – Makarounes me Tskinosi

On this first day of April, midway through Lent, I had a craving for a delicious, traditional Karpathian dish — Traditional Greek Pasta, or  Makarounes me Tskinosi. This tasty, meat-free dish features cavatelle pasta and sweet yellow onions, caramelized in olive oil and butter, and 

Easy One-Pot Shrimp and Rice Dinner

Easy One-Pot Shrimp and Rice Dinner

“Mom!!??! What’s for dinner?” If you’re like me, you hear that every single day! And, if you’re like me, most days you need something that’s not complicated and can be ready in thirty minutes or less.  Easy One-Pot Shrimp and Rice is the answer. It’s a 

Tourlou Tourlou – Greek Roasted Vegetables

Tourlou Tourlou – Greek Roasted Vegetables

A staple food in most Greek households, Tourlou Tourlou (meaning “all mixed up”) is our version of the French ratatouille dish. An assortment of fresh vegetables — eggplant, zucchini, potatoes, green beans, onion, garlic, and crushed tomato, this dish is sure to knock your socks 

Greek Christmas Cookies – Kourambiedes – Recipe

Greek Christmas Cookies – Kourambiedes – Recipe

If I were asked what one dessert reminds me of Christmas time during my childhood, I would immediately answer “Kourambiedes“!!! I don’t know if it’s the crumbly shortbread cookie, the mound of sweet confectioners sugar, of the combination of the two, but Kourambiedes are a 

Greek Stuffed Grape Leaves with Meat and Rice Recipe (Dolmades)

Greek Stuffed Grape Leaves with Meat and Rice Recipe (Dolmades)

Affectionately referred to in our home as “little bundles of heaven,” Greek Stuffed Grape Leaves with Meat and Rice (also known in Greek as “Dolmades”) are a classic Greek side dish/appetizer. They’re made with rice, onion, spearmint, and dill, (ground meat is optional) and rolled 

Greek Stuffed Vegetables (Yemista) with Ground Turkey and Rice

Greek Stuffed Vegetables (Yemista) with Ground Turkey and Rice

Greek Stuffed Vegetables (Yemista) is a classic, Greek dish that’s healthy, satisfying and delicious! Ever since I was a little girl, I have loved eating stuffed vegetables. The combination of fresh herbs, ground turkey, and a perfectly cooked veggie is my kind of meal. I 

Instant Pot Karpathian Beef Stew

Instant Pot Karpathian Beef Stew

If you do a Google search for “Beef Stew,” chances are high that you will get page after page of results for every type of beef stew that you can imagine. Search no longer! My Instant Pot Karpathian Beef Stew is not only tender and 

Kolokithokeftedes (Greek Zucchini Fritters)

Kolokithokeftedes (Greek Zucchini Fritters)

By this time every summer, most gardens and farmers markets are overflowing with zucchini. If you have a ton of zucchini coming out of your ears like we do, and are looking for a new savory zucchini recipe to try, Kolokithokeftedes (Greek Zucchini Fritters) should be