How Moon Became a Kitchen Cat

I adopted Moon from outside a Walmart when he was 5 weeks old and the size of my hand. His mother was a feral cat who I suspect taught him to forage. In garbage cans.

Without fail, during the first six months of his life, he would knock over our kitchen trash every single night. He carried around… 

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Chicken Souvlaki and Greek Salad

Tender marinated chicken strips nestled in warm, soft skillet flatbreads with Greek dressing and feta tzatziki sauce. Paired with a Greek salad this is a recreation of one of my family’s favorite Greek diner meals, part of my… 

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Grandma’s Lemon Topped Cheesecake (A Tribute)

I’m doing something a little different from the norm today and sharing a food video with you. A food video called Grandma’s Lemon Topped Cheesecake that brought back strong, sweet and vivid memories of my own Grandma.

Please watch the heartfelt video! It’s beautifully crafted and worth a few minutes of your time…. 

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Banana Split Marshmallows (Marsh Madness)

Marsh Madness is a blog tour celebrating the release of Shauna Sever’s book Marshmallow Madness. The book has a soft, puffy cover and oodles of unique marshmallow creations inspired by desserts and kids in candy stores. Shauna devoted entire chapters to the marshmallow connoisseur, the cocktail drinker and there’s even one for all you fruit-lovers.

All in all it’s a book so pretty you’ll want to eat it…. 

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Cookbook Giveaway: “Mint, Cinnamon & Blossom Water” Flavours of Cyprus, Kopiaste!

My dear friend Ivy, author of the blog Kopiaste…to Greek Hospitality has generously offered to give away her e-book to one of my lucky readers!

The e-book: Mint, Cinnamon & Blossom Water, Flavours of Cyprus, Kopiaste “is a collection of over 230 of the best Greek-Cypriot savory recipes, revised and updated with a fresh, modern new look, a brief history of the recipe, clear instructions, useful tips and 100’s of mouth-watering pictures, with a lot of step-by-step instructions with pictures. The recipes are written both in the U.S. and the metric system and substitutes are given for local ingredients.”… 

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Review: J. Drizzle Gourmet Popcorn

J. Drizzle Gourmet Popcorn recently sent me 4 bags of handcrafted popcorn to review. J. Drizzle’s popcorn is made fresh to order and hand-tossed in small batches with no preservatives. They make a wide variety of savory, sweet and signature flavors like banana cream pie, dill pickle, garlic parmesan, nacho cheese, milk and cookies, and many more unique flavors. “The Flavor Vault” holds special flavors like zesty ranch, funky monky and ragin’ cajun. Crazy delicious. Don’t you want to try them all?

I’m reviewing peanut butter cup, cinnamon toast crunch, bacon & cheddar and pizza time…. 

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