Christmas stuffing (Γέμιση)

Summary

This is the exact recipe my mother is using to stuff the turkey (or more frequent chicken) for the Christmas dinner. I just prefer it without the chicken, prepared in the saucepan and then baked for some time to become more crunchy.

The most important part is to find very nice and very lean beef mince. The nuts already contain 70-80% fat, using a fatty mince will make the stuffing unpleasantly oily.

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Melomakarona (Μελομακάρονα)

Summary

These are traditional Christmas Greek cookies that are considered a bit healthier and lighter because they have only olive oil instead of butter. This recipe measures everything with a cup, which means that you can use any cup, glass or measuring pot you like. The portions in this recipe are calculated with a small 150ml cup.

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