The inspiration for this post was my friend Cass. We were gabbing on the phone–yes, youngsters, people still do that–one Sunday night and he said he had to go make his parfaits for the week. Not a common remark. He’s very health conscious and likes to make sure he has more than a carbo blast bagel or pastry fly-by ready to go when the morning rush makes it hard to stop and assemble something healthy. Anyway, he got me dreaming about thick Greek yogurt, fresh fruit in season, and a sprinkling of homemade granola. Continue reading
My husband has been out of the country for a little while, and I took the opportunity to make something with peanuts–his least favorite food in the whole wide world. He’s not too keen on olives either, but peanuts make him gag. Even the smell of them–peanut butter on the dog’s breath–makes him shudder. I, however, adore all things peanut. So here we are.
For some reason we never had the traditional Greek bread at our Easter table, but I would make it out of season from time to time. The recipe always fascinated me with all the eggs, sugar and butter. Needless to say, … Continue reading