Category: Sides

Greek Polenta Stuffed Mini Peppers

Greek Polenta Stuffed Mini Peppers

Greek-Polenta Stuffed Peppers | figsandfeta.com

Although Feta is the queen of the Grecian cheese hierarchy, Greece produces a wide variety of littler-known hard cheeses as well – such as KasseriKefalotiriMyzithra and the cheese used to make these Greek Polenta Stuffed Mini PeppersKefalograviera.


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Greek Spaghetti Salad

Greek Spaghetti Salad: Flavors of a Greek summer tossed with spaghetti in a lemony-garlic dressing.

Greek Spaghetti Salad | figsandfeta.comIt’s that time of year again. The time we start thinking of cook-outs, picnics and pool parties. All this outdoor play makes us hungry! I think it is only appropriate to kick off my summer with this Greek Spaghetti Salad using basic Greek flavors and ingredients.

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Greek Eggs Benedict

Brunch:Greek-ified!

Greek Eggs Benedict and Breakfast Potatoes | figsandfeta.comThe weekend is upon us. Time for some Greek Eggs Benedict and Breakfast Potatoes.

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Savory Squash and Feta Cheese Crostata

Summer Squash meets Cheesy Fall Flavors

Savory Squash and Feta Cheese Crostata | figsandfeta.com

The recipe for Savory Squash and Feta Cheese Crostata is a great way to use up leftover summer squash you might have hanging around your garden. And with regards to cheese… let’s be frank: who needs an excuse to use feta cheese as an ingredient?!


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Kopanisti-Tangy Feta Spread

My Version of Kopanisti:Tangy Feta Spread

Kopinisti- Tangy Feta Spread | figsandfeta.comServe this flavorful and tangy Feta spread with crackers, pita wedges or sliced cucumbers. Better yet…lather it on grilled corn-on-the-cob, top with bacon, fresh herbs and grated Mizithra cheese. So. Good.

Kopinisti With Grilled Corn | figsandfeta.com


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Super Bowl: Greek Style

Chili-12Hey football fanatics! It’s Super Bowl time! Patriots. Seahawks. Commercials. FOOD.

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A New Cookbook for the Collection

Cookbook-2Last week, as a housewarming gift my sister-in-law gifted me Ina Garten’s latest, new and fabulous cookbook “Make it Ahead.”  Immediately I began flipping the pages admiring the photographs and Ina’s no-fuss recipes. A few caught my eye and I couldn’t wait to get cooking.

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Figs! Glorious Figs!

Grilled-Figs-7My parents used to have a hugely overgrown Black Mission Fig tree on their property. I was young and sometimes our young minds create big pictures in our little heads, but I felt as if the tree produced fruit all year long. I do know for a fact that it was taking over an entire portion of their yard – that images is a real-life-adult memory. During a yard re-model they decided to remove the tree. I was devastated.

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Gettin’ Figgy With It… Part 2

Orzo-Salad-7Continuing my obsession with the recently discovered bottle of Fig Balsamic Vinegar produced by O Olive Oil, I happily introduce: My New Favorite Summer Orzo Salad, also known as Grilled Summer Vegetable Orzo Salad with Fig Balsamic Vinegar.

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Greek Pizza

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According to Pizza.com 94% of Americans eat pizza regularly. Define “regularly”… because I’m pretty sure the residents in my household eat pizza for dinner at least once a week, if not twice, and some of us… no names mentioned…  have been known to indulge in a slice twice in one day. :)  I knew I had a problem when a pizzeria owner said to me “hey… weren’t you in here earlier?”

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