Travel Tuesday: Bougatsa at Bougatsadiko in Athens

Today’s Travel Tuesday post is all about Bougatsa. Bougatsa is a Greek breakfast pastry made with crispy phyllo dough. The dough encases a rich custard filling. Bougatsadiko in Athens specializes in this type of pastry. The dough is stretched out in the air, and it is quite impressing to watch. The whole process takes only … Continue reading

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Green Juice

One day I was grocery shopping and pineapples were on sale. I brought home two pineapples and I suddenly realized there was no way I was going to get through both of them before they were too overripe. I toyed with the idea of making juice. I bought a juicer years ago, and only used … Continue reading

English Muffins for November #BakeTogether

The November #BakeTogether from Abby Dodge is a simple and straight forward recipe for English muffins. These are not flat muffins filled with nooks and crannies. They are billowy, tall, chewy, and satisfying. I have a love/hate relationship with bread. I love it, but I feel like I should be eating more nutrient rich foods … Continue reading

Sour Cherry Scones

I’ve made several recipes with the sour cherries that I picked last Saturday at Butler’s Orchard. Most went into pie filling, and canned in a wine and brandy syrup. I had a couple of cups left over, so I played around with this sour cherry scone recipe. They are crumbly, and nutty, and tangy and … Continue reading