Friday, October 29, 2010

58 days until Christmas ....

Yesterday I was very happy because I received the first Christmas ornaments,  from my husban's sister. Once I saw them my face lit with joy. I love Christmas and I love it even more now that I have children. 

I love this tree made by glass. It's so pretty...

Sweet sweet Christmas...

I can not wait to decorate my home with these beauties.....

 Smiles Maria

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Salmon with leek...

A delicious plate, healthy, easy to prepare and very quick to cook!

  •   Ingredients 
  • 3 to 4 boneless salmon fillets
  • 3 leeks
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 carrots
  • dill
  • 1 lemon (juice)
  • olive oil
  • oregano
  • salt
  • pepper
  •  parsley for garnish

    Finely chop the leeks, carrots, onion, garlic and dill. Place the salmon and cut vegetables on baking paper.Put salt, pepper, oregano, lemon juice and olive oil.

 Fold the baking paper and place them in a pan. Bake in preheated oven at 190 degrees Celsius (375 Fahrenheit -  air function) for 35 - 40 minutes. 

  Garnish   with chopped parsley and serve!
Bon Appétit  

Extra information
  •  Salmon Omega-3 
  •  Lemon = vitamin C and antioxidants
  •  leeks = folic acid
  •  oregano = Vitamin A & C
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Mom's Cave party...

Mom's cave ....

Currently most of my time i spend it here! In the kingdom of my kitchen!

 Our cave  could be anywhere!  Feel free to create and enjoy our own time.
Thanks for the party Kate

Thursday, October 21, 2010

An "old" notebook advice

 Today i will  give you some advice on the household for some everyday problems and emergencies that can happen to anyone! Simple tips that I learned from my grandmother, my mother and some other housewives.

  •  Vinegar ...  

  • Each time you use the dishwasher add 3 tablespoons of vinegar. The plates and glasses are more shiny and neutralizes unpleasant odors.

  • To disapear the salts from the kettle, boil some water with vinegar and it will clean up immediately.

  • A little vinegar, some water and some baking soda a mixture to clean your refrigerator and your kitchen surfaces. An eco-cleaner that kills germs!!

Know some practical advice?

Smiles Maria

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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Cretan salad "dakos"

I'll give you a Greek recipe from Crete, very tasty and healthy!Here in Greece is very popular!
  • Ingredients
  • 4 nuts (small barley rusks)
  • 1 tomato
  • 100 gr  feta cheese
  • capers
  • oregano
  • virgin olive oil
  • balsamic vinegar.
Moist the nuts with a little water. Then finely chop the tomato and feta and spread over the nuts. Finally add the capers, virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

Bon Appétit   

Smiles Maria

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Friday, October 15, 2010

Autumn wreath with pot pourri

It's being a while since my last post. I was busy due to my little girl's baptism. Planning, decoration, favors (for 130 guests) etc. I'm going to do another post for it. 
Today finaly i finish my autumn wreath!
 All i needed was :

  • bamboo wreath (craft store) 
  • pot pourri
  • glue gun 
  • ribbons 

I start with the ribbons first and then i  put the pot pourri!



  •          I liked it so much so i've made another one for a friend  of mine.
  •                              Wich one do you like the most?  

                                                            Smiles Maria

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