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Greek Sweets…. Oh How I Love Them!

It’s a hate- love kind of relationship for me when it comes to Greek pastries and sweets. I love them, but my body doesn’t. No I am joking, but yes if I ate galaktoboureko once a week, I think I would have some severe weight issues!! 🙂 I wanted to share a wonderful Greek recipe with you from a place in Greece called Ioannina. I spent some time there and from what I remember their pastries were to die for! I had to adopt this recipe from a bakery in… Read more Greek Sweets…. Oh How I Love Them!

Hello World!

I am getting everything together for my new catering business here in Sacramento. That is why Kouzounas Kitchen has been a bit limited with recipes. (I apologize on that.) I… Read more Hello World!

Hope everyone enjoyed their Tuesday.

Shrimp & Feta Baked In The Oven Recipe- (Garithes me Feta sto Fourno) Ingredients- 4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 2 shallots, minced 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 pounds of large shrimp- peeled, and devained 6 roma tomatoes chopped or you can use 1 can of tomatoes 1/3 cup of red wine 3 tsp of honey 2 tsp of cinnamon 2 tbsp of ground oregano sea salt and ground pepper 2/3 cup of feta cheese, crumbled 1 bunch of fresh mint- chopped Directions- Preheat oven to 375 degrees or… Read more Hope everyone enjoyed their Tuesday.

Marinated Tomato & Herb Salad

Looking for something light and healthy to eat today. Try this recipe out. Super easy and good to eat. Marinated Tomato & Herb Salad Recipe Ingredients: 2 Large Tomatoes, sliced… Read more Marinated Tomato & Herb Salad

Peach Nectar cocktail

This is very tasty on a warm day or at a barbecue with family & friends. Enjoy Peach Nectar Cocktail Ingredients: 5 ounces orange juice 2 ounces peach nectar 1/4 ounce orgeat syrup Orange slices Ice Peach slices, if in season In a shaker, mix all ingredients and pour over ice. Garnish with some orange slices or even lemon slices. Kali Orexi!

Just got done making Chocolate & Bacon Cupcakes

Okay, this is what I made today for my boyfriend. He loves bacon!! Soo I tried this out and it is really tasty. Recipe to come later this evening. Have… Read more Just got done making Chocolate & Bacon Cupcakes

Yummy Blackberry muffins with a hint of lemon.

I couldn’t help myself and I insisted to keep my blog alive today and cook in this kitchen. Our air conditioning is back on! YAYYY! I never thought I would be happier to have the ac on. LOL  Okay now for the yummy muffin recipe. Blackberry Muffins with a touch of lemon Recipe- (As you all know I have been posting a lot about blackberries. We have a whole blackberry busch outside. Love blackberries as well.) Ingredients- 2 eggs 2 1/2 cups of blackberries, washed and drained- or any fruit… Read more Yummy Blackberry muffins with a hint of lemon.

Hortopitakia: Savory turnovers with spinach and herbs

I hope everyone is enjoying their Wednesday. I came across another Greek recipe that my family has been making for a very long time. It is a bit similar to spanakopita, but this one doesn’t have any cheese. I love the flavors of the spinach and the herbs. Enjoy and I apologize for not posting a picture of this, due to our air conditioning being broken and I cannot turn the oven on. (That is being fixed as I type this.) Hortopitakia Recipe- Prep Time- 45 minutes Cook Time- 8… Read more Hortopitakia: Savory turnovers with spinach and herbs

Good Morning From California!

Creme Brulee French Toast!! This recipe is to die for! Super super tasty and good. Great breakfast meal. Creme Brulee French Toast Recipe Ingredients 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons corn syrup 9 inch bread loaf 5 large eggs 1 1/2 cups half-and-half 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 teaspoon Grand Marnier 1/4 teaspoon salt Optional- cinnamon Yields 6 servings Prepare In a small saucepan melt the butter and sugar over medium heat. (Stirring until smooth.) Then pour that mix into a 13 *… Read more Good Morning From California!

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