Greek yogurt makes a creamy dressing reminiscent of the old favorite 'Ranch' but without all the unpronounceable stuff.
How do you say: ‘between the whatchamacallit and the thingamajig; next to the doohickey’ in French? Anybody? I keep telling mon mari that if I don’t know what I’m talking about in English, chances are good that I won’t be able to explain it in French. But, to the amusement (I hope) of the locals, ... Continue reading...
Stir-fry with a Greek flavor: Chicken with Chickpeas and Preserved Lemon, on Orzo with feta and Greek olives
Spaghetti with Chicken, Mushrooms and Greek Olives
An updated version of traditional Macaroni Salad, loaded with ham & peas, of course, but also celery, carrots and peppers.I love creamy pasta salads - made with lots of mayonnaise. My good sense tells me that it's not the most healthy way to enjoy summer. Using a bit of Greek or plain yogurt stretches the mayonnaise while still keeping the flavor.
This is a fast main course. If you like more 'sauce' add a bit more broth and increase the cornstarch - or stir in a few tbs of Greek yogurt.
This could be a complete dinner but we added roasted butternut squash as a side. It could have been added to the skillet
Men are from Mars; Women are from Venus? I don’t think so…. I think it’s more like: Men are from Pluto; Women are from Earth. How can a simple, straight-forward conversation go so awry? We weren’t discussing anything technical, esoteric or even the slightest bit complicated. It was about a rodent! First, the set-up: I ... Continue reading...
Slow Cooker Greek-style Pork, with onions, peppers, carrots and celery, finished with Greek olives and Feta, served on Orzo
Pasta with Lamb and White Beans, Greek Style
Chicken Rice Soup, finished with fresh lemon juice and Greek yogurt for a creamy, fresh taste
This is reminiscent of the Greek Spanakopita, with spinach and feta. It's easy to make with purchased phyllo, thawed spinach from the freezer and leftover lamb.
Slow Cooker Pork Chops with Onions, Horseradish, finished with Greek yogurt for a creamy sauce
An easy fridge / pantry pasta that goes together quickly and can easily be doubled (or tripled)
An easy appetizer that works with or without the sauce.
Giant Burger Stuffed with Mushrooms, Prosciutto, Greek Olives and Cheese
Chicken Enchiladas with Avocado, Red Pepper and Greek Yogurt