Monthly Archives: April 2007

Chamomile: A tea of choice for gods and newborn babies

Chamomile: A tea of choice for gods and newborn babies Having grown up in Roswell, New Mexico before “new age” teas of every herb became common, I knew only the standard black tea that my elderly disabled neighbor across the … Continue reading

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Metamorfosis Rocks!

Metamorfosis (trans. Transfiguration) is located in the armpit of Sithonia, the 2nd leg of Halkidiki. It’s my understanding that much of Halkidiki was settled by Asia Minor refugees in the early 1920’s after Greek and Armenians were expelled from Turkey. … Continue reading

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Travels in Halkidiki

Many have visited Greece and concentrated on Athens, Delphi, and perhaps a few islands. I suggest your next trip to Halkidiki (some spell it Chalkidiki), that region of 3 “legs” or peninsulas southeast of Thessaloniki, the 2nd largest city of … Continue reading

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Recipe for hummus:2 cans of drained garbanzo beans or chick peas (stragalia)juice of 1-2 lemons1/3 cup tahini2-3 cloves of garlic1/2 tsp of cuminscant tsp of saltextra water set asidePut all ingredients except for water in a blender or food processor. … Continue reading

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