I was not a fan of Greek grape-leaf dolmades when I was a kid, but I have thankfully gotten my act together. However, cabbage rolls are just as good… and so much bigger!Continue reading Lahanodolmades (Greek Cabbage Rolls with Avgolemono Sauce)
Stuffed Calamari in Tomato Sauce
I used to hate calamari when I was a kid. Really, it was just the tentacles that bothered me. Not gonna lie, I still don’t like them.Continue reading Stuffed Calamari in Tomato Sauce
Fasolakia Yiahni (Greek Green Bean and Potato Stew)
There are a variety of dishes that I wasn’t fond of when I was a kid. I look back and wonder what the heck was wrong with me. Please don’t answer that question for me!Continue reading Fasolakia Yiahni (Greek Green Bean and Potato Stew)
Creamy Mushroom Soup Risotto
I am a firm believer in the saying “necessity is the mother of invention”. Dinner is necessary. At least that’s what my family keeps telling me.Continue reading Creamy Mushroom Soup Risotto
Spanakorizo Avgolemono Soup (Spinach and Rice Soup with Egg-Lemon Sauce )
My recipes are the result of well planned and thought out combinations of a perfect selection of ingredients… aahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!! Yeah, right.Continue reading Spanakorizo Avgolemono Soup (Spinach and Rice Soup with Egg-Lemon Sauce )
Spanakorizo (Greek Spinach and Rice)
Whoever the first person was to combine the classic ingredients found in spanakopita (Greek spinach and feta pastry), they need to be honored with a national holiday. It’s the least we can do for all the joy they’ve bestowed upon the world.Continue reading Spanakorizo (Greek Spinach and Rice)
Super Easy Southwest Style Bean Soup
Cooking is a form of relaxation for me. However, sometimes I want to relax on the couch, thank you very much. You want dinner? Open a can!Continue reading Super Easy Southwest Style Bean Soup
Dolmades (Greek Stuffed Grape Leaves with Tomato and Meat Filling)
Each spring the family gathers together to participate in their most beloved activity: harvesting grape leaves. They pretty much hate it.
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Lentil & Rice Stuffed Winter Squash
The one thing I never see in other people’s grocery carts is any of the wonderful array of winter squashes. Not that I’m nosy or anything.
Fakes (Greek Lentil Soup)
There are a handful of Greek words that can be corrupted by kids who may or may not want to eat the dinner in front of them (foolish kids!). I plead the fifth.