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Easter Dinner Traditions in Greece: and How to Cook Great Food

My husband and I love Greek food and culture which leads me to write about Easter dinner traditions in Greece. Although we haven’t made it to Greece yet, we did learn some Greek in preparation for our trip to Tarpon Springs, a Greek American village, a few years back. Today I will discuss the Easter […]

How to Make Traditional Irish Recipes with a Modern Twist

Since travel is limited I am writing several posts this month on Irish food, drinks, and tales in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. I have updated these traditional Irish recipes to make them healthier, easier to cook, and using more easily accessible ingredients. Not so Traditional Irish Recipe for Cockles & Mussels This traditional Irish […]

Southern Soul Food Recipes, and How to Make Them

I looked at some menus at restaurants in the Memphis and Clarksdale areas where we had planned on eating during our Blues Road Trip to come up with these recipe ideas. I hope you enjoy these Southern Soul Food recipes. There were so many good foods I had to split these Southern recipes into two […]

How to Make Valentine Day Recipes for Two

Saint Valentine Day conjures up images of romantic dinners for two by candlelight with Barry White playing in the background to set the mood. Whatever images come to your mind here are some Valentine Day recipes. In addition to Valentine Day recipes for dinner, I have also included romantic breakfast ideas. And what is more […]

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French Food Recipes: How to Create a Fabulous Meal at Home

If you can’t travel to France, then bring France to your home by cooking romantic French cuisine. Try these French food recipes starting with an appetizer of tapenade, an olive spread. Then cook up some Pan Fried Fish with white asparagus. Of course, serve it with some white wine. Then set the mood with some […]

How to make Homemade Indian Food

I may not ever get to travel to India in my lifetime, but that doesn’t mean I can’t enjoy the exotic spices by making homemade Indian food. Consequently, today I will be making Spiced Mashed Eggplant, Salmon Curry, Coconut Rice, Coconut Sambal, and Chili Naan. Coconut Sambal, an Accompaniment for Homemade Indian Food Coconuts are […]

How to make Easy Asian Appetizers

These Asian appetizers make easy healthy dinners or great light snacks for entertaining. I created these recipes after being inspired by recipes I found in the September 2017 issue of Cooking Light. Subsequently, I adjusted them to our tastes. The photo below shows a variation using salmon sashimi with cilantro and cucumbers served with spicy […]