Tag Archives: Greek food

Bringing Greek Flavors to Everyday Dishes


Dear Monday-Thursday of This Week, I know you thought I was too busy to eat anything but peanut butter straight out of the jar, but guess what? You just got bombarded with zesty Greek flavors. Uh-huh. Yeah, I know I … Continue reading

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How Greece Changed the Way I Think About Food


Now that I’ve been home for a month, I’ve had ample time to reflect on the things I miss most about Greece. It seems like every day I think of something new that I miss–but one of the greatest joys … Continue reading

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Greek Eats: Spanakopitakia, with Enough Vowels and Spinachy Goodness to Rock Your Kάλτσες off!


I know what you’re thinking. Guh! That’s alotta vowels! Amazing, huh? I even got the guh! Turns out officially becoming a grad student–I’m all registered for classes and I even bought school supplies, which manifests itself in a few blissful … Continue reading

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Greek Eats: “Favaaaaaa!!”


That’s in quotation marks because it’s what I uncontrollably say out loud every time I see this dish. For a small welcome-home shindig my parents and I hosted this week, we made up a menu of classic American grill food … Continue reading

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Greek Eats: Kiria Soula’s Chickpea Fritters


Meet Kiria Soula. At the American Farm School, where I live and teach, Soula reigns as supreme matriarch. She is your go-to gal for all medical needs and culinary questions. As the school nurse, she knows everything you could possibly … Continue reading

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The Eleven Commandments of Traveling in Greece


While waiting for a 4:30 AM ferry in Irakleio, Crete, I found myself in the company of some of those American tourists. You surely know what I’m talking about; neon U of Whatever t-shirts, flip flops, loud embarrassing conversations, the … Continue reading

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Beach Days, Dolphin Sightings, Crashing Greek Weddings and Other Job Perks


No corner office with a view, no contribution to a distant retirement fund, no free health club pass. But, well, I guess there are some fringe benefits to being a teacher in Greece. Meet my student Antony! He is from … Continue reading

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