Tag Archives: Olive oil

November 05

Real Greek first-press olive oil, enter for a chance to win a sample bottle!

My husband is Greek and we spend our summers with his family in the beautiful Peloponnesian town of Porto Heli. One of my favorite things about being there is the food in general and the olive oil in particular. Grown by one of my husband’s cousins and pressed less than five miles from our house, […]

March 12

Mediterranean diet reduces heart disease, study confirms

Researchers in Spain find that a diet rich in olive oil and nuts and low in processed foods and red meat can reduce heart attacks and strokes From my column at Communities at The Washington Times WASHINGTON DC, February 28, 2013 – A new study released Monday in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded […]

August 30

VERY hot pepper and tomato sauce

This sauce will keep for about a month if packed with vinegar and refrigerated.  Use as a starter for other sauces, or to kick up the heat on a marinade, sauce, salad dressing or soup.  Can also be spread on sandwiches. Ingredients ½ cup assorted hot peppers ½ red onion, small chop 2 garlic cloves, […]