ASimpleHomestead.com - lefse ready to eat

America is celebrating Thanksgiving on Thursday this week. This year, we are hosting the big dinner. Grandma N has been staying at our house the last few weeks as a prelude to our Thanksgiving celebration and will return home this next weekend. We knew there would be a smaller crowd this year and this way […]

Greek birthday

Greek dinner - spanakopita and pita

When Papa and I were dating, one of our favorite haunts was an authentic hole-in-the-wall Greek restaurant.  The place only seated about 20-25 people.  It was so authentic that half the staff didn’t speak English!  We often ordered the sampler platter for the wide variety it offered but we also did a lot of experimenting […]