Greek

Spinach Rice

A simple and easy way to serve rice and get your vitamins too! We’re all familiar with the cartoon character, Popeye the sailor man, who was always eating spinach to make him strong.  While you would have to eat vast amounts of spinach for the daily recommended amount of iron (only 3.5 milligrams of iron…

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Baked Feta with Tomatoes and Peppers

Vacations are often a perfect reminder of food we’ve enjoyed. I can’t believe it’s been 5 years since we were in Greece (sigh)!  Greece, with 227 inhabited islands, is one of those vacation spots we couldn’t get enough of – the people, architecture and of course, the food.  When John and I go out to eat,…

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Tzatziki

Tzatziki is a thick Greek sauce where it is served with gyros, souvlaki or in a mezze.  But you can use it with just about anything! Try it as an accompaniment to fish, grilled chicken, lamb, pita bread, falafel, grilled vegetables, as a dip – you get the idea. Tzatziki is easy to make and is…

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Tomato and Feta Fritters

Farmers’ markets, roadside vegetable stands and grocery stores all are overflowing with ripe, juicy tomatoes.  When Summer ends and Fall begins, this is the time of year I most enjoy.  I am in heaven with the abundance of fresh fruit and veggies.  Consumers might frown or be a bit flippant with regards to the 100-mile…

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