Quick & Easy Pickled Eggs

The words “pickled” and “egg” don’t seem like they should belong together. For me, pickled anything was supposed to exist exclusively in the world of plant material and never cross over to anywhere else. I might have been wrong about that.

Easy, No-Waste, Homemade Dill Pickles

So maybe you planted some cucumbers and now you’re realizing how many cukes those vines can churn out in a season and you’re wondering what the heck to do with them all.  Once again, I’m here to help!

Braised Chicken with Kalamata Olives & Capers

Despite the quantity of sugar-filled recipes I have on this blog, my tastebuds are fully addicted to sour and salty flavors. I’d like to believe that this is in direct contrast to my sweet personality. No laughing allowed!

Tzatziki Flavored Cucumber Chips

There are some garden plants that any new gardener realizes (after it’s too late) that if successfully grown, you will be completely buried in produce.  Yes, there can be too much of a good thing… or maybe not!

Cucumber (Cucumis sativus Linnaeus)

You cannot have a true Greek village salad without cucumber, nor can you have true Greek tzatziki (cucumber and yogurt sauce).  So can you be a true Greek gardener and not grow cucumber?  I think not.

Bouyiourdi (Spicy Baked Feta with Tomatoes and Peppers)

If you ever go to Greece and are looking for THE food scene, the city you’re looking for is likely not the one you’re thinking it would be.  Head north.