Greek? Italian? Yes.

So you are having a small dinner party and your comfort zone is Italian food, but your guests love Greek. What do you do? Make the same old lasagna and garlic bread? Cancel the dinner in a frustrated fit? Serve Indian? I have a better idea; Fusion! By combining a few basics from each cuisine and thinking outside the box, I created a menu that was sure to please everyone! Let’s walk through the menu together! Godere! Απολαύστε! Enjoy!

Mona Stamos

Okay, so not all Greek-Italian fusions are good. Trust me, the food is better than a Mona Stamos any day!

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Eric Dishes on The Scarlet Runner

Check out The Scarlet Runner! Hilary Mace is an amazingly talented chef and I’m so excited to share my experience with you!

 

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BREAKING NEWS!

Check out my new blog post for Fig Lancaster! Join me at The Pressroom! If you like my post, or love The Pressroom, please leave a comment under my bio at my blog! I thank you in advance!

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Home Made Ricotta: Easier than (__insert something easy here__)!

Take a look at the back of your tub of Ricotta cheese and read the ingredients. Aside from the fact that it could take all day, there are probably things in that container that you can’t pronounce much less sound like actual food. What if I told you, you can make ricotta cheese with two ingredients. Well since the cat is out of the bag, let’s get started!

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Eric Dishes for Fig Lancaster

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Check out my debut piece for Fig Lancaster! Click HERE to read about my experience at The Belvedere Inn and what flavors I took home to inspire me in my own kitchen! Dont forget to leave a comment at Fig under my story!

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Quick Tip!

Label your Pyrex with a dry erase marker and make your meal in advance. When the timer is set and the oven pre-heated, wipe off and cook! No need to dig out that recipe you saw in a magazine a week ago!!!

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So Simple, So Easy, So Cheesy!

While sitting at one of our favorite local restaurants, Dustin and I decided one of the best dishes we have ever ordered from every one of our favorite restaurants is their cheese plate. Its simple, usually local, and varies from restaurant to restaurant. There is no easier way to present a confetti of flavor than piling a mix of pungent, sweet, bitter, crumbly, smooth, rich and creamy cheeses onto a plate. I take a staple in my refrigerator, goat cheese, and serve it with two of my other favorite things! Let’s get started on my totally easy cheese plate!

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