Tag: Mediterranean recipes

Open Market in Chania, Crete

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Open Market in Chania, Crete

Even the cats are awed by the open market in Chania, Crete. We just got back from a fantastic trip to Greece. I’ll be writing more about the food over the next few weeks, but one of my favorite places was the market in Chania, Crete. As you can see, even the feral cats like […]

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How to Make Quince Paste

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How to Make Quince Paste

Quince paste can easily be made at home, it just requires a strong stirring arm!   Several times over the past few months we have visited our local farmer for boxes of apricots, peaches, and apples. Each time we drove onto the farm, I kept my eye on a fairly small, unassuming tree perched on […]

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Sweet Cherry Spoon Sweets

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on July 25, 2013 0 Comments
Sweet Cherry Spoon Sweets

Spoon sweets are a Greek dessert made from all kinds of fruits, nuts and even cherry tomatoes or tiny eggplants. They are traditionally served on a plate along with a glass of ice water or retsina. Sadly, I have never been to Greece and experienced this tradition first hand, although I hope to get there […]

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Purslane Pesto with Goat Cheese

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on July 17, 2013 2 Comments
Purslane Pesto with Goat Cheese

What do you get when you combine goat cheese, toasted walnuts, and a bunch of wild greens collected from the backyard? A deliciously satisfying meal. It was quite hot the other day and I was feeling lazy. I didn’t have anything planned for dinner, but also didn’t feel like getting in a hot car and […]

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White Chocolate – Rose Petal Jam Frozen Yogurt

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White Chocolate – Rose Petal Jam Frozen Yogurt

It’s National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day and not a moment too soon. With half the country baking in record heat, it’s the perfect time to come up with a uniquely flavored ice cream, or in this case, frozen yogurt. Still looking for creative ways to use the rose petal jam, I thought of a […]

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Roasted Vegetable Hand Pies

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on February 8, 2013 0 Comments
Roasted Vegetable Hand Pies

I once read a theory that our favorite season is the one in which we were born. Uh-huh. I’ve spent most of my life chasing summer. Moving to Washington state from Maine was like a dream come true. Sunny days. Summer that started in May and didn’t end until September (instead of those three weeks […]

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