Tsoureki – Greek Easter Bread

Greek Easter time is when all my favorite Greek goodies come out. Last week I shared my favorite cookie of all time, koulourakia, Greek Easter cookies. This week, it’s all about tsoureki, Greek Easter bread. As with all the bread recipes on my blog, my husband made this bread. In fact, it’s his own recipe. Greek Easter bread is a slightly sweet yeast bread, similar to challah bread. Some people will flavor their Greek Easter bread with specialty ingredients, like masticha and mahleb. Others may flavor their breads with anise, cardamom, vanilla, orange, or even nothing at all. My husband …

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Giant Batch of Giant Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m sorry.  If you’re working on your new year’s resolution of eating healthy, this recipe is not going to make that easy.  I’m not sorry to be sharing one of our favorite recipes of all time however. While I was busy baking all sorts of cookies during the holidays for friends and family, my husband wanted to whip up a batch of chocolate chip cookies, some to share with guests and some to indulge ourselves without feeling guilty for sneaking from the other piles of cookies that were really set aside to give away.  My husband only makes chocolate chip cookies in …

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Mulligan Stew

It’s a hot and humid summer day but I’m still going to share a stew recipe with you today. I’m not rushing us into Fall with today being the first day of August.  That would be annoying since we still have half of the summer to go.  However, I have jumped straight to winter momentarily because I’ve been watching the Christmas movies in July on the Hallmark Channel.  The movies have definitely put me in the mood for hot cocoa but that’s probably going a little too far for the middle of summer, even for me. Anyway, my husband watched …

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Homemade Chocolate Chip Pancakes

An oldie but goodie with a chocolate twist.   Weekend breakfast time with my boo is one of my favorite things on earth, mostly because I enjoy his company.  He also usually makes breakfast so of course it’s awesome when someone cooks for you, too.  Regrettably, I was busy taking pictures of today’s post while he was making breakfast (and even the whole time while he was eating it) so our time in the kitchen this time was a bit divided.  (He even washed the dishes which is usually my job… thanks, love!) I shared this pancake recipe with you about two …

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Chocolate Hazelnut and Banana French Toast Sandwiches

I think this is going to be one of my favorite recipes of 2017. I might be speaking prematurely since it’s only the middle of January but I’m not kidding around when I say that that I’m in love with this breakfast.  French toast… chocolate hazelnut spread… banana… powdered sugar!  Need I say more?  Well, I will anyway.  😉 We’ve made French toast a number of times over the past month or so.  And by “we” I mean my husband.  He’s the chef when it comes to weekend breakfasts.  He’s also the one responsible for making this Italian bread too.  …

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