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Artificial Intelligence Creates Thanksgiving Recipes

There are ten things that people commonly fight about on Thanksgiving. The top five are coming out of the closet, accusing someone of being an alcoholic, issues with finances, getting divorced, married, or pregnant, and the fact that you...

Secrets to Hosting the Best Thanksgiving Ever

Some secrets which will allow you and your family to have the best Thanksgiving ever will help even seasoned cooks -- like many Greek-Americans are -- to be able to enjoy this wonderful holiday even more. As we look forward...

Grevena, the Mushroom Capital of Greece

For decades, a unique form of 'hunt' has been taking place on the slopes surrounding[...]

Thanksgiving: Large Turkeys in Short Supply

Since the Pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving at Plymouth, turkey has been a tradition. Over the years, it has, therefore, become almost unimaginable to celebrate the holiday without it. Even vegans and vegetarians have some sort of meat-free replacement...

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie Courtesy of Cultivation Over Millennia

Although pumpkins are now grown and consumed in some form worldwide, they stem from North America. They feature so prominently on our Thanksgiving tables, usually in the form of pumpkin pie, that they are worth a bit of appreciation...

The Surprising Science Behind Champagne Bubbles

The fascinating science behind champagne bubbles is something we really should take a little time to appreciate as we celebrate the best of what this year has given us and the hopes for the upcoming new year. Champagne has marked...

Kokorec: Turkish Word, Greek Creation?

Turkey and Greece have been in an ongoing conflict about the origin of certain foods for decades, anad each side claims several dishes as their own. Recently, the Turkish newspaper Al Aksam published an article on its front page regarding...

Neanderthal Diet: Inconsistencies in Archaeology and Science

There is some inconsistency in the knowledge surrounding the Neanderthal diet. Much, it seems, is due to rapid changes in the flow of unfolding research in archaeology and science. Neanderthals are often associated with cavemen who were sluggish, primitive, and...

Best Greek Cheeses Named At World Cheese Awards 2022

Over 4,400 cheeses from across the world, including several Greek ones, competed at the World Cheese Awards in Cardiff, Wales, UK.

Greek Farmer Becomes TikTok Star

At dawn, before the sun begins to rise in the village of Axos in Giannitsa, Greece, 39-year-old Anastasia Kalalidou, a Greek farmer, lights up the wooden oven in her home's courtyard and starts the day off by baking or...

Greek Restaurant Will Pay You to Eat a Giant Pizza

A gigantic pizza challenge in Thessaloniki has gone viral. The second biggest city in Greece is known for its cuisine. It is, for example, particularly famous for its sweets. That, however, is not the reason. Rather, it’s the pizza’s gigantic...

Five Greek Bakeries Not to Miss in New York

For Greeks living abroad, it becomes a constant desire to discover flavors that make them feel closer to home. Greek bakeries in New York serve that exact purpose—to enrich people’s lives with traditional delicacies they grew up loving. New York's...

How Greek Olive Oil Becomes ‘Italian’

Greece is the second-largest supplier of the Italian olive oil industry, based on an analysis of the Italian olive oil sector by the Greek Embassy's Office of Economic and Commercial Affairs in Milan. In 2021, more than seventy-five percent of...

Michelin Star Restaurants Greece: Guide to Fine Dining

  Greece has many Michelin-starred restaurants. Unless one is a gourmand, however, one may not be aware of their existence. This is a tragedy on a Homeric level given that there is a significant spattering in and around the country. Furthermore,...

Souvlaki Wrapper in Ireland Makes 4 Times the Greek Minimum Wage

A €2,500 euro salary is being offered to any Greek who wants to take on the job of a souvlaki wrapper in a Greek souvlaki bar in Dublin, Ireland. The job listing, in addition to the €2,500 salary, promises that...