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Fruit Yogurt with Mixed Berries

Flavored fruit yogurt with mixed berries makes a cool and refreshingly light dessert. I love fruit, and it adds a welcome component to any desert.  Fruit is light, refreshing, and a great way to cleanse your palate.  And sometimes it’s all you need after a successful meal, especially in warmer weather when it’s just too […]

Stuffed Grape Leaves (Dolmades)

Stuffed grape leaves with a hamburger and rice filling. My mother is visiting, so today is a very special day for me.  When my mother and I get together, we spend a lot of time in the kitchen…making Greek food of course!  This time we prepared stuffed grape leaves; a Greek specialty that is both time […]

Red Wine Reduction Sauce Served over Filet Mignon

Dinner for two with a red wine reduction sauce served over filet mignon. Sometimes there are occasions when you require a special dish.  Whatever the reason to impress a certain someone, celebrate a festive time, or just say “I love you,” I have a great dish to answer that celebratory need.  Its Red wine reduction sauce served over filet mignon.  It may look […]

Christmas Ravioli Pasta with Shrimp, Chicken, & Broccoli

Celebrate the holiday in style with Christmas ravioli pasta. The holidays are here, bringing you good cheer!  So what are you serving for dinner?  Might I suggest Christmas ravioli pasta?  I love this dish because it’s rich and decadent, the perfect choice for any holiday celebration.  When I first thought about pasta for dinner, I […]

Cranberry Apple Chutney with Orange Zest

Cranberry apple chutney served with toasted sliced French baguette. If you’ve ever wanted to taste a holiday, then perhaps I have the appetizer for you.  My cranberry apple chutney with orange zest brings home the flavors of fall, the aromas of Thanksgiving, and the warmth of Christmas.  It’s quite easy to prepare and you can […]

Stuffed Peppers with Beef and Rice Filling

Stuffed peppers cooked with potatoes and carrots; just in time for comfort food season. Stuffed peppers may not be common fare at your dinner table, but it was for me growing up.  It’s a very well known Greek dish that packs a lot of flavor using common ingredients.  The secret is in the way this dish is […]

Rainbow Jello with Pineapple, Strawberry and Banana Salad

Rainbow jello fruit salad is just in time for summer. Rainbow jello is quite a colorful dessert for summer.  I prepared it with 6 types of jello to represent the colors in the rainbow.  Most people love jello especially kids, but I couldn’t stop here.  I added a fruit salad combining pineapple, strawberry, banana and walnuts.  Sound familiar?  Check […]

Mustard Glazed Carrots with Parsley

Mustard glazed carrots are a sweet and spicy dish to serve on any special occasion. Tired of green vegetables?  Why not try something different?  My mustard glazed carrots are a sweet and spicy addition to any main course.  The combination of light brown sugar and prepared mustard adds a great depth of flavors.  Not a fan […]

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