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Salmon Burgers 101

I have never made salmon burgers before. But I have to say I was really, really pleasantly surprised. They freeze well too, which is great as they make for a great and easy dinner, whether freshly [...]

Chicken Thighs In Mustard Sauce

I love the fact that I can walk into a Foodsaver Store and buy nearly all of the ingredients I need for this dish. I am always looking for new ways to cook chicken. I like [...]

Lamb Shank Tagine With Apricot

I eat a lot of lamb in Cyprus. Well, I tend to think a lot of people who are meat eaters in Cyprus tend to eat a lot of lamb in Cyprus. This is an easy [...]

Vegan Spinach Lasagna with Foodsaver Stores

I am not vegan. But I know a lot of people are, and when creating recipes for Foodsaver Stores, I created a few vegan recipes this year because so many people are vegan.  As I have [...]

Chili & Saffron Mussel Risotto with Foodsaver Stores

I have always been a bit nervous about cooking with mussels. But I love to eat them. So I decided to make a recipe that included them. Foodsaver Stores have a great selection of seafood. They [...]

Rosemary-Garlic Roast Beef & Yorkshire Puddings

Part of the “Afrodite’s Kitchen Meets Foodsaver” Series I bought a beautiful Black Angus Rib Eye Roast, prime rib as I know it in North America, from Foodsaver. I also bought a few ingredients in order [...]

Lemon Rocket Penne

I like my pasta easy. Preferably with what I have to hand. So this is why I really enjoy this recipe. In Cyprus, there is no shortage of rocket and lemons. Particularly in my kitchen. I [...]

Frittata Lorraine With Cypriot Lountza

I went to a friend’s child’s birthday party the other day, and they served the most delicious Quiche Lorraine. I know that quiche is know considered a very “eighties” dish. From what I can tell, it [...]

Cheese Tortellini with Creamy Butternut Squash Sauce

Time is flying by at a crazy rate for me these days. I feel like I am taking care of a zillion little details and am still trying to find that cooking and shooting groove. It’s [...]

Chicken Fajitas

Chicken fajitas is a dish that I ate many times when I was growing up.  I liked taking the time to make my own fajita, picking the toppings that I am in the mood for whether [...]

Lobster Macaroni & Cheese with Anari and an Arkatena Crust

Something decadent. Something easy. This is that meal. With a Cypriot twist. Being from the west coast of Canada, I am partial to good seafood. Lobster, of course, is something that Cyprus imports, but so does [...]

Ravioli with Brown Butter & Honey

One of my memories from growing up as a daughter of a restaurateur, are the meals that I used to enjoy with my father during the day, when the restaurant was shut, but we could still [...]