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Featured Recipe Thursday From India

Hello Thursday Evening! I do apologize for posting this really late, but I just received a last minute Featured Thursday Recipe that I must post.  Thank you very much to Sylivia from India. 🙂 Featured Recipe Thursday Aginares Me Koukia ( Artichokes & Fava Beans) Ingredients: 5 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice 6 cups of water 6 artichoke hearts, drained and thawed 1/2 cup of olive oil 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 yellow onion, diced 2 scallions, diced 1 pound, fava beans shelled 1 teaspoon of flour 5 tablespoons… Read more Featured Recipe Thursday From India

Saturday’s Food For Thought: Ancient Greeks & Eating

What were the top three main ingredients that were the most important to the Ancient Greeks?  We all love the first ingredient!!  Wine Wine was important to the Greeks as it was a must to have when meeting, enjoying music, or having intellectual discussions. Bread Aww my weakness, and it’s super yummy! Bread was a necessity to the Ancient Greek diet. Greeks produced over 70 different kinds of bread.    Olive Oil Seems like all three ingredients are my favorite!!! Olive oil was almost used in every single dish that… Read more Saturday’s Food For Thought: Ancient Greeks & Eating

Herbed Bread

I made this really easy herbed bread today and thought I would share. Great to use for sandwiches and just eating it by itself is yummy as well.  Herbed Bread Recipe: Ingredients: 2/3 cup of milk 2 eggs 2 tsp of honey 1 tbsp of white sugar 3 cups of bread flour 1 1/2 tsp of salt 1 tsp of fresh rosemary 1 tsp of fresh basil 1 tsp of fresh dill 1 1/2 tbsp of butter 2 tsp of active dry yeast Directions: If using a bread mixer, add… Read more Herbed Bread

These are the lovely gifts I received from Gaea.

I am very happy to show you all these lovely products! I broke right into the box and tried the olives and they are very unique. You can tell all of the products are fresh, and they come from Greece.  I would like to share with you a recipe that you can use with the Gaea products. Bruschetta Greek Style Recipe- sourdough or ciabatta rolls- ( I used 8 open ciabatta rolls) 1 tablespoon of the gaea olive tapenade a bunch of fresh basil a bunch of fresh mint 1/2… Read more These are the lovely gifts I received from Gaea.

We are distilling our lavender flowers today!

Yay I am very happy to say that we are finally producing our fresh lavender oil. It has taken a while to get this process going, but Friends Of The… Read more We are distilling our lavender flowers today!

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