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Time for Tea

2018 Eddy Award Winner

by Pascale Beale
Monday, January 22nd, 2018

“Tea is the elixir of life.”  —Myoan Eisai, Kissa Yojoki (How to Stay Healthy by Drinking Tea) It was a frigid weekend morning. A low-hanging grey sky spat sleet out over London. I waited anxiously for my brother. He was running late, and I was concerned about the driving conditions.

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Yiayia’s Greek Sweet Bread

by Laura Booras
Sunday, January 7th, 2018

We make this delicious, slightly sweet bread for Easter and New Year’s, but it’s enjoyable year round. Click here for the Taste of Greece article and other Greek recipes. Makes 2 loaves 1½ cups milk 1½ cups sugar 1½ sticks (¾ cup) butter 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons vanilla Rind of 1 orange 2 packages (1½

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Keftethes

by Laura Booras
Sunday, January 7th, 2018

I love these meatballs! They are so quintessentially Greek. Serve them plain or in tomato sauce with a side of orzo. Click here for the Taste of Greece article and other Greek recipes. Makes approximately 16 meatballs 1 pound ground lamb 1 pound ground beef 1 egg ½ cup breadcrumbs 1 tablespoon fresh oregano (dried works

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Horiatiki (Peasant’s Salad)

by Laura Booras
Sunday, January 7th, 2018

Click here for the Taste of Greece article and other Greek recipes. Dressing: ⅓ cup olive oil Juice of 1 lemon 1 tablespoon Greek seasoning (there are so many to choose from—Theo has a lovely one at Global Gardens)   Lettuce Tomatoes, sliced Red onion, sliced Feta cheese   Whisk dressing ingredients together and pour

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Hortopeta

by Laura Booras
Sunday, January 7th, 2018

This dish is like spanakopita, but made with other types of greens. You can really use anything: spinach, chard or even kale. Mix it up! It’s a great way to use up a bumper crop of any dark greens you have in your garden. If the phyllo seems intimidating, keep playing with it. If it

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A Taste of Greece

by Laura Booras
Sunday, January 7th, 2018

In the 1920s my great-grandmother and her new husband came to this country from Greece. As a young woman, my proyiayia spoke no English and carried very little to start her new life. A few dear possessions, like her Greek coffeepots and cuttings from her treasured fig tree, were all she had to begin life

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Holiday Pop-Up Canceled

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Friday, December 8th, 2017

Due to the fire evacuations and air quality warnings, we have decided to cancel our Edible Santa Barbara Holiday Pop-Up at Carr Winery for Sunday, December 17 from 1pm-5pm. Stay safe everyone.

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