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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.

Researchers break ‘DNA’ code of Greek feta cheese

Researchers at the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA) have decoded the "DNA" of authentic feta cheese produced in Greece, unlocking its secrets at a molecular level, it was announced on Wednesday.

Recipe for Greek beans with greens

Although this dish calls for spinach, you can actually use anything you might have on hand. It’s a great way to use up any extra greens you may have on hand, such as dandelion greens, swiss chard, et cetera.