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Sous Vide Carnitas

carnitas

Sous vide is a foolproof way to get perfectly tender carnitas every time. The precision cooking method cooks the meat slowly and keeps it at an even temperature so the meat never overcooks or dries out. Use this big-batch recipe to meal-prep–the carnitas are perfect for burrito bowls, tacos, breakfast […]

6 Tips That Will Get You the Best Food in Greece

6 Tips That Will Get You the Best Food in Greece

By Elena Paravantes RDN, Contributor Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Mediterranean Diet Consultant It is officially summer in Greece and that means tourist season. Athens, the islands and Greece in general are filled with visitors, and if you are one of them, here are six tips to help you get the best food […]

Grilled Leg of Lamb

Grilled leg of lamb

Active Time: 30 minTotal Time: 10 hrServings: 8 The uniform thickness of a butterflied boneless leg of lamb makes it extremely simple to cook and serve. This cut of meat shouldn’t be hard to find, but if you get one that is boned and tied, ask your butcher to butterfly […]

Cannabis-Infused Brioche French Toast

cannabis french toast

Ingredients 1/4 cup strawberry jam, plus more for serving  1 tablespoon Premium Cannabutter Four 1 1/2-inch-thick slices of brioche  3 large eggs  1/4 cup heavy cream  1 1/2 teaspoons granulated sugar  Fleur de sel  4 tablespoons unsalted butter  Confectioners’ sugar  Crème fraîche, for serving  1/2 lemon How to Make it Preheat […]

The Art of Eating Fish in Greece

grilled porgy

While 80% of Greece is mountainous, you associate Greece with the sea, and Greeks have a very strong sea culture. Let’s not forget that Greece has a coastline of over 13000 km making it the country with second largest coastline in Europe. Fish have always had a special position in […]

 Hot to Make French Fries

french fried potatoes

In a nutshell, here it is: Soak potatoes, dry potatoes, fry potatoes, drain potatoes, then fry again! Prep: 20 min Inactive: 2 hr Cook: 30 min Ingredients Deselect All 5 pounds russet potatoes Vegetable or peanut oil, for frying How to make Them Peel and rinse the potatoes. Then cut them into sticks […]

Kourabiedes

Kourambiedes, Greek shortbread cookies

 Greek walnut shortbreads Legend has it that these buttery shortbreads were crescent-shaped during the Turkish occupation of Greece, in deference to the Turkish flag. However, while crescent-shaped kourabiedes can still be found, after Greece regained independence from Turkey people in many parts of the country resumed making them in thick […]

Fried Cashews With Lime Zest and Chile

Chili Lime Cashews

My time spent running a tavern taught me that everybody loves warm and toasty nuts when they’re drinking. This is my take on a very popular bar snack in Thailand: freshly fried cashews tossed with salt, chiles, scallions, and fragrant lime zest. Simple but so good with an ice-cold beer. […]

BRAISED LAMB SHANK

braised lamb shanks

INGREDIENTS Salt and pepper to taste 4 lamb shanks 30 ml (2 tbsp) butter 2 garlic cloves A few sprigs of thyme 1 onion, chopped 2 carrots, diced 2 branches of celery, diced 125 ml (½ cup) red wine 500 ml (2 cups) veal or game stock 30 ml (2 […]