These little jewels are my loves! They are good for picnic baskets, we like them for breakfast with scrambled eggs and bacon. May be prepared in larger muffin tins to serve with soup or salad (adjust bake time)
A cheesy version of the basic biscuit. I sometimes add garlic, chives or jalepeno. Add Italian seasoning to flour, roll dough and cut into thin strips for breadsticks. Roll dough and wrap it around a sausage link for a spicy sausage roll-up. Leave out the cheese, mustard and cayenne, dip in melted butter, roll in brown sugar and cinnamon for a sweet treat. The possibilites are endless.
One of the treasures brought to America from Greece long ago. Serves 40, great for potlucks but you can third the recipe for a family, divide the third recipe into 2 casseroles freeze one and serve the other.
From Recipe Goldmine Recipes. Similar cookies were once given to couples celebrating their nuptials as good luck symbols. The marriage of the nuts and sugars represented "bumps in the road" and the "sweetness that surrounds a happy marriage".
In Greek mythology, ambrosia is defined as the "food of the gods" and was supposed to impart immortality. While we are not certain what ingredients were used by the ancients in ambrosia, the poet Ibicus described it as "nine times sweeter than honey".