Beet Hummus

Beet Hummus Dip, a vegetarian delight💫
Delicious and very easy to prepare!

Smashed Potatoes 🥔 🔨, with Gremolata Topping

You will need: baby potatoes, salt, rosemary sprigs, thyme, balsamic vinegar, parsley, 1 lemon, five garlic gloves, 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese, fresh parsley, Instructions: Put washed baby potatoes in a deep pot Add a generous amount of salt to the pot Boil potatoes until they are fork tender Then drain the water and…

Stuffed Pumpkin

You will need: A pumpkin, black pepper, cinnamon, oil of your choice, 1 large onion, salt, butter, ground beef, rice (I used Jasmine), butternut squash, 1 cinnamon stick, Mesteka (mastic), 2 cardamom pods, pearl onions, your favorite veggie mix (I used peas and carrots), Instructions: First wash and dry the exterior of the pumpkin and…

Homemade Apple Sauce

What you will need: 5.5 pounds or 2.5 kg of apples, are used Honeycrisp apples and golden delicious apples, honey, cinnamon sticks, water, a blender Instructions: Peel, core, and chop the apples into small cubes Transfer the chopped apples to a stock pot and add 1 cup of water Bring apples and water to a…

Savory Pumpkin Polenta

You will need: Butternut squash or pumpkin your choice, oil, milk, eggs, vanilla, polenta, baking powder, baking soda, Salt, cheddar cheese, feta cheese, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, flour Instructions: First roast or steamed butternut squash or pumpkin I used one small butternut squash for this recipe. Cut the fresh squash in half, remove the seeds…

Pumpkin Cheeseball Recipe

You will need: Two cream cheese blocks (8 ounces or 1 cup each), 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, 1 teaspoon of onion powder, one red pepper, 2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese, three scallions, 1/2 teaspoon of smoked paprika, 2 Teaspoons of Worcestershire sauce Instructions: Make sure the cheese is room temperature In a mixing…

Homemade Fig Jam

Instructions: You’ll need: 4 cups cut up figs 1 3/4 cup sugar Juice of 1/2 a large lemon 1/8 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground cloves 1/2 cinnamon stick 1 star anise  2 whole cloves In a medium saucepan add the sliced figs and sugar, cover and refrigerate overnight. The next day, bring the figs and…

Rolls and Stuffed Bread recipe

You will need: eggs, water, flour, salt, butter, green olives, orange and yellow peppers, Gouda cheese, milk, powdered milk, sesame seeds Instructions : First make the starter in a bowl add 3/4 cups of water Add 1/3 cup of flour Mix the flour and water together until they are well combined Transfer the mixture to…

Olive Bread

You will need: 1/2 teaspoon of salt, fresh herbs, 2 cups of lukewarm water, 3 tablespoons of olive oil, one package of yeast, 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, 1 teaspoon of dried oregano, for 1/3 cup of flour, I used 3 cups regular and 1 1/3 cup whole wheat flour, 1 cup of olives green…

Simit

For the dough you will need: 3 cups of all purpose flour, 1/2 cup of olive oil, 1 cup of lukewarm water, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 2 tablespoons of sugar, 1 tablespoon of yeast, 1/2 tablespoon of Mahleb (optional) For the topping you will need: One cup of water, 1/2 cup of molasses, 2 cups of…