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Month: May 2020

A Guide to Some Notable Greek Cheeses

According to mythology, Aristaios, the son of Apollo and Cyrene, was sent by the gods to give the Greeks the gift of cheese making. It was called a “gift of everlasting value.” If the reputation of today’s Greek cheeses is anything to go by, that value has increased with age. […]

HomemadeThai Barbecue Sauce

Total: 8 minsPrep: 8 minsCook: 0 mins Next time you want to grill up some dinner, instead of purchasing a store-bought barbecue sauce, try this superior homemade Thai barbecue sauce. Homemade BBQ sauce is easy to put together, and it’s far less expensive than the store-bought variety. Plus, it tastes better and is […]

Grilled Shrimp with Some Tang

Serves: 2Prep time: 10 minutesTotal time: 25 minutes Ingredients 4 tablespoons|65 grams unsalted butter ¼ cup|60 ml olive oil 1 tablespoon red miso 3 scallions, thinly sliced 1 garlic clove, mashed into a paste 1 (1-inch) piece ginger, peeled and mashed into a paste 1 pound|450 grams head-on, shell-on large […]

10 Plants to Repel Mosquitoes, Flies, Spiders, and More

When it comes to the inevitable face-off between you and bugs, keeping them away from your immediate vicinity is probably top priority as they thrive during the warmer months. While there are always options like pesticides and bug traps, it certainly doesn’t hurt to explore potential natural solutions before trying harsher […]

Perfect Graham Cracker Crust Recipe

NEVER buy a store bought pie crust again when you can make this easy 4-ingredient Graham Cracker Crust. Use it for ANY pie recipe – bake or no bake! Prep Time 10 minutesTotal Time 10 minutesYield 1 crust INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs from about 9 whole graham crackers 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon optional Pinch of salt 7 tablespoons unsalted butter melted […]