Savory Feta Cheese

Savory Feta Cheese: Tangy, salty and spicy Feta served with pita bread or baguette for a quick and simple appetizer. 

I’ve found the simplest of recipes are often the most delicious. This is especially true with Mediterranean recipes and proven here with this Savory Feta Cheese appetizer.


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Savory Squash and Feta Cheese Crostata

Summer Squash meets Cheesy Fall Flavors

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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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Greek Potato Salad

A Perfect Summer Side Dish

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For me, potato salad is a must alongside Summer grilling so it’s right time we Greekify it – don’t you agree?


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Detox Monday… (and Tuesday)!

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I always feel like the start of the week is a sort of “Detox” for me. Mondays and Tuesdays seem to be my days to get back on track after a weekend of (small) indulgences. For example… this past weekend it was a few (large) handful(s) of Hot Tamales candy (x 9), a 100,000 Grand Bar, 2 Nutter-Butter cookies, an It’s-It Ice Cream Treat, Loukoumades after church on Sunday and and In-n-Out animal-style burger for Sunday dinner. (yikes!) So…

Let’s start the week with SALAD.


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9 Ingredients That Will Instantly Make Feta Feel Special

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Sometimes even Feta needs to feel special. Sitting still and alone in that murky brine inside the refrigerator might become boring. Maybe she wants to do more than get crumbled onto a salad. Maybe she’s grown tired of being an accessory on the table next to the olives and bread. Maybe she sometimes feels like she’s more than just AN ingredient, but rather, she’s THE ingredient. Today, with this simple technique, she’s all dressed-up and ready to dance ζεϊμπέκικο (Zeibekiko) with your taste buds.

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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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Grilling Gyro… Burgers

Gyro-Burger-2This recipe is created specifically for those who don’t have a vertical spit in their kitchen or backyard. You know… the vertical spit for slow roasting seasoned lamb, beef or pork in order to slice thin layers of meat with the intention of making a delicious Gyro sandwich at home. Which means this recipe is created for all of us.

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I’ll just have a salad… bite.

Salad-Bites-3About 200 years ago Greece was introduced to the tomato. No, I didn’t forget a zero in that number. You read that right. Two hundred. 1815 to be exact, was when the tomato plant was introduced to mainland Greece. Kind of hard to believe, right?

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