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Greek Family Style Green Beans

Our classic "Family Recipe" using "PAPOU'S SECRET SPICES" and "STROMPOLOS' AUTHENTIC GREEK DRESSINGS". We received this variation recipe from our very good friend Pantelis Kotsiopoulos, who passed away last year. A beautiful creative man who perfected the Green Bean Stefato prior to leaving us. He loved Papou's Special Spices as it lent a perfectly reliable finish to his refined recipe with no fuss.  We shared it for years, not varying one percent and always the results an incredibly satisfying meal. The last time we shared was with Rotisserie Duck.   Recipe This is for 2-4  people, or figure it out, that's this adventure.  Veggie part   4 large juicy red tomatoes skin off and deseeded, about 2 cups, or, a...

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What is Strompolos Foods?

Our finest family recipe's for all 5 Strompolos' Authentic Greek Dressing/Marinades and Yiayia's and Papou's spice mixes come from a culinary heritage in our Village of Vervena (Yiayia or Grandmother) and Pigadakia (Papou or Grandfather) in the central Peloponnese of Greece. Before that, our family emigrated from the Island of Crete where the Strompolos Mountains ring the Capitol of Iraklion. Strompolos means "stout and strong".  The grand history of the evolution of the Greek doctrine of "Live every day" and Why seemed embedded in our lives. Socrates, the great Greek philosopher said: "A life not questioned is a life not worth living."Coming from those philosophies has given our roots truth, strength, a desire to enjoy the beauty of life and...

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How our friends use Strompolos Foods family products?

First flavour treat in the morning and last lingering taste at night.What a true discovery we never thought of. Friend Chris Kotsiopoulos called for a bottle of Yiayia's Special Spices. He mentioned he uses so much because he has his eggs in the a.m. with Yiayia's Special Spices on the Strompolos' Authentic Greek Dressing sautéed breakfast potatoes and over his eggs he has with his breakfast. He has popcorn with his movie watching every night and makes his popcorn in Extra Virgin Olive Oil until popped, then adds a little Yiayia's Special Spices over.

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