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Mary Avlos-Dailey's Discussions

KOURABIEDES

Description: These are a melt-in-your-mouth powdered sugar cookie.   Most people make them in a crescent shape, but I like to make mine round.   It makes the cookie a little smaller, thus less…Continue

Started Feb 21, 2012

MELOMAKARONA
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Ingredients: 2 sticks softened UNSALTED butter1 1/2 C light veg. oil1/2 C confectioner's sugarjuice of 2 lg. oranges (strained)2 Tbls. vanilla1 Tsp. cinnamon1/4 Tsp. ground cloves1/2 Tsp. nutmeg1…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mary Avlos-Dailey Mar 22, 2012.

FETA CHEESE LOG

Description: Ingredients: 8   ounces feta cheese, crumbled   4   ounces cream cheese, softened   2   tablespoons extra virgin olive oil   1   small garlic clove, minced   1/2   teaspoon dried…Continue

Started Feb 21, 2012

GREEK POTATO SALAD

Description: This is great hot or cold. Ingredients: 2 lbs. unpeeled new potatoes, cooked and cooled1 med. yellow onion sliced1/2 C parsley, chopped1/2 C olive oil1/4 C white wine vinegar2 teaspoons…Continue

Started Feb 21, 2012

 

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Mary Avlos-Dailey and Stavros Theodore Sesmastopoulos are now friends
Mar 28, 2012
Georgia left a comment for Mary Avlos-Dailey
"Thank you so much Mary for your kind words.  I am still new on this site and trying to figure it out. But I do love the concept here and hope it takes off. "
Mar 26, 2012
Mary Avlos-Dailey replied to David S. Proctor's discussion 'my life'
"I am so sorry David.  I can tell you were very interested in your wife's Greek heritage and still are.  My husband is not Greek either, but he loves everything about Greece and our food and customs.  I would be happy to add you…"
Mar 22, 2012
Mary Avlos-Dailey replied to Sam-Peter Stamatis Authors's discussion 'Dandelions for Dinner--Newly published book about a family's survival of WWII Greece'
"I will definitely look for this book.  I love these stories, because they are true and factual about the struggles of the Greek people. I can't put them down once I start reading them."
Mar 22, 2012
Mary Avlos-Dailey replied to Mary Avlos-Dailey's discussion 'MELOMAKARONA'
"LOL, we are very opinionated.  I'm guessing you mean getting everyone to agree on how to handle it?  LOL I've never been to the one in Dallas, but there are a lot of Greeks there, so I'm sure it's great.  However,…"
Mar 22, 2012
Stavros Theodore Sesmastopoulos replied to Mary Avlos-Dailey's discussion 'MELOMAKARONA'
"Very interesting.  How is that Greek festival in Dallas.  We pull out our hair every year in efforts to try to get our little festival in El Paso off the ground.  What can I say, you get two Greeks together on a topic and you get…"
Mar 21, 2012
Mary Avlos-Dailey replied to Mary Avlos-Dailey's discussion 'MELOMAKARONA'
"Stavros, you are so right.  Probably because they got the recipe from another region.  I never could really get a recipe from my grandmother.  She would always say a little bit of this and a little bit of that.  No…"
Mar 21, 2012
Mary Avlos-Dailey left a comment for Georgia
"Now I see in your profile that you are an artist and a very good one too.  I love your art!"
Mar 21, 2012
Mary Avlos-Dailey commented on Georgia's photo
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greek village

"This reminds me of the Greek village Terpsithea where my grandfather was born.  It was so beautiful there, but only about 100 people live there year-round now.  I got such a strange, wonderful feeling while I was there.  It was like I…"
Mar 21, 2012
Mary Avlos-Dailey commented on Georgia's photo
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coffee with a view

"This is stunning!  Is this your work?"
Mar 21, 2012
Mary Avlos-Dailey commented on Georgia's photo
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skopelos

"How sweet is this!"
Mar 21, 2012
Mary Avlos-Dailey and Georgia are now friends
Mar 21, 2012
Katerina Monogios Leyden replied to Mary Avlos-Dailey's discussion 'MELOMAKARONA'
"So true, don't you find certain herb or spice combinations to be very regional  though ? "
Mar 21, 2012
Stavros Theodore Sesmastopoulos replied to Mary Avlos-Dailey's discussion 'MELOMAKARONA'
"It is amazing, that just a village away, the recipe will be completely different for the same dish."
Mar 20, 2012
Mary Avlos-Dailey liked Katerina Monogios Leyden's question 'What is your favourite or the very best 'Greek' (hollywood or authentic Greek) movie or movie that takes place in Greece ?'
Mar 18, 2012
Mary Avlos-Dailey commented on Katerina Monogios Leyden's question 'What is your favourite or the very best 'Greek' (hollywood or authentic Greek) movie or movie that takes place in Greece ?'
"Ken it is.  I do have her book.  I will look through them and see what else I have, but so far, I think I have all of those.  I'm not sure what it is, but when you start one of those books, you can't put it down.  I…"
Mar 18, 2012

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Nameday?
Birthday: November 10
What part of Greece is your family from? In other words, where's your family from in the "motherland?"
Terpsithea and Argos
What do you do?
Homemaker and I garden and collect things
Interested in
Connecting with new friends

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At 10:34pm on March 26, 2012, Georgia said…

Thank you so much Mary for your kind words.  I am still new on this site and trying to figure it out. But I do love the concept here and hope it takes off.

 
 
 

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