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Does alcohol freeze?

If you've had any experience with alcohol and freezers — either of the intentional variety (watermelon granitas for a summer barbecue) or the unintentional (exploding cans of half-frozen beer) — you know that not all alcohols freeze in the same manner. Alcohol does freeze, but at a very wide range of temperatures.

Recipe for Greek orange spoon sweet

In Greece, very little is wasted. After an orange is peeled, there’s still a use for it. People often turn it into a spoon sweet, which is a type of dessert that is, in a lot of ways, representative of Greek hospitality. They are usually…

Recipe for Greek style fava beans with lemon

This article calls for dried fava beans but you can easily use fresh, green fava beans if you have them on hand. Just shell the fresh ones so that you have about one pound of the beans and proceed with the recipe. No need to soak fresh…

Drinking sugary beverages linked with early death

Soda and other sugary beverages aren't exactly known for being healthy. But now, a new study finds that sugar-sweetened beverages are tied to an increased risk of early death. Soda and other sugary beverages aren't exactly known for…

Recipe for traditional Greek gyro

Traditional gyros are made a certain way. They usually include traditional gyro meat, which is usually made with pork or lamb, as well as tzatziki, onions, tomatoes, feta cheese, and Greek oregano.

Recipe for Greek Ouzo Cake

This cake is similar at its base to pantespani, a Greek sponge cake, but is perfumed with cloves, cinnamon, and ouzo.

Recipe for Christopsomo – Greek Christmas Bread

Christopsomo is a cake that is typically served on Christmas Day in Greece. Preparing this bread as a Christmas treat is something that is said to help bring about the health and well being of all members of the household into the coming…