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Greek Salad | | Cooking with Astrology #Leo

I have an incredibly difficult recipe for you all today, a traditional Greek Salad. {insert sarcasm}  This is another one of those recipes that makes you start laughing as you prepare to type the “recipe” on the screen.  To be honest, there is no right or wrong way to make this salad.  Feel free to throw in whatever ingredients you have on hand…….. 

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Sesame Crackers

Have you ever made crackers at home?  Well surprise, surprise, I never had, but now I will definitely make them again in the future!  These Sesame Crackers turned out so good, and were absolutely perfect to serve along with the Greek Eggplant Dip from this month’s Cooking with Astrology picnic.  They would also be delicious… 

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Best of the Weekend Cocktail Features |

Best of the Weekend: with Cocktail Features

Welcome to this week’s Best of the Weekend link party…we are so happy to have you joining us! I hope you had a great week.  If not, we have Cocktail Features this week that should cheer you right up.  Speaking of Features…..each one of us has our own features… make sure you visit all four… 

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Pistachio Ice Cream with Pistachio Praline | | Cooking with Astrology #leo

Pistachio Ice Cream

Are you ready for some ice cream?  I have been an ice cream making fool this summer!  Today’s flavor is Pistachio Ice Cream with Pistachio Praline, and it is crazy delicious!  This is the dessert portion of this month’s Cooking with Astrology “Leo”, and this ice cream is a traditional favorite in Greece.  I made… 

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Greek Summery Meat Pie | | Cooking with Astrology #leo

Greek Summery Meat Pie

For this month’s Cooking with Astrology “Leo” picnic, I knew that I needed something other than a sandwich for the main course.  I want each of these picnic meals to be different and exciting, we will definitely need some variety.  While I was perusing my Greek cookbooks, I came across a recipe for Greek Summery… 

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It's-It Ice Cream Sandwiches | | #showusyourmess #PMedia #ad

Copycat It’s-It Ice Cream Sandwiches & Wet-Nap

Have you ever tried It’s-It Ice Cream Sandwiches?  If you have never been to California, you probably have no clue what I am talking about.  You will also not understand the disappointment when the ice cream truck showed up for the first time after we moved to Iowa, and they looked at me like I… 

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Creamy Feta Dressing | | Cooking with Astrology #Leo

Creamy Feta Dressing

You get three guesses to figure out what inspired this Creamy Feta Dressing.  Do you need a hint?  That’s right, The Greek Place Restaurant that used to be located in Cedar Rapids!!  At this rate, I will probably recreate their entire menu.  The Pastitsio that I always ordered, was served with a dinner salad.  Creamy… 

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Summer Fruit Desserts Features | | #bestoftheweekend

Best of the Weekend with Summer Fruit Desserts

Welcome to this week’s Best of the Weekend link party…..we are so happy to have you joining us!  I hope you all had a great week!!  Summer’s finest produce is making it’s way to the grocery store and farmer’s market shelves, so this week I am featuring delicious  Summer Fruit Desserts! Speaking of Features…..each one of us… 

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Greek Eggplant Dip | | Cooking with Astrology #Leo

Greek Eggplant Dip {Melitzanosalata}

Has it been a month already?  I can’t believe it is time for another Cooking with Astrology!  This month we are sharing our picnic meal with our Leo friends, and I decided to stick with last year’s imaginary date John Stamos.  I’m sure none of you will mind, right?  We are starting off our meal… 

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