Stuffed Grapeleaves

Every once in a while, I get the urge to make stuffed grapeleaves (dolmades), usually for a holiday or other special occasion. Part of my family is of Greek descent, so these were a mainstay of holidays and big family get-togethers throughout my childhood. Once I moved away from home, I learned to make them…

End of the weekend blues

As every weekend comes to an end, I start to think about the last things I need to do…. one more load of laundry, putting dishes away,¬†¬†cleaning up the small piles that might have gathered, etc. All of these last minute chores can put a damper on my mood, especially when I start thinking about…