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Carrot-Ginger Soup with Foodsaver Stores

I came to Cyprus from Canada in the hopes that I would bask in sunshine, get a tan, and stock up on my Vitamin D. Instead, I have been (pleasantly, because Cyprus needs the rain) surprised [...]

Borscht Soup

Soup. I always want to learn more soup recipes. Especially this time of the year. Soups are soothing, easy to make and hearty, if you make them that way. This soup is all three of these [...]

Lemon Garlic Prawns (Gluten Free)

It’s been so hot as of late. When it’s this hot, I usually try to make salads or things that don’t have me hovering over the hot stove. So, I like this dish for that reason, [...]

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 [...]