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A Greek Sunday Supper

Whether you are Greek or not, the cuisine is always delicious and turns a supper into a festive occasion. Here is a fun menu to enjoy for an end of the weekend dinner with family and friends. The Greek “lasagna” does get some traditional folks a bit worked up, as there are similar more standard dishes, but sometimes it is good to tinker. Also, I added a more American-styled end to the dinner as I find a lot of Greek pastries a bit too sweet.

Tzatziki with Fresh Herbs

There are so many variations of tzatziki sauce it is hard to keep up with. Β I like a very robust and rich sauce. Β It is important to make at least 4 hours ahead to ensure all the flavors blend together. Β This is great to make and just have in the refrigerator for a quick snackContinue Reading

Greek Lasagna

Lasagna was first hitting the dinner tables of Naples, Italy in the fourteenth century and has been an evolving dish since then.Β  We have switched out the traditional meat sauce with our lamb ragu, created a delicious cheese mix that brings a lot of zest to the usual ricotta and mozzarella cheeses.Β  This is aContinue Reading

Chocolate Salt Cookies

We tried making chocolate cookies without the traditional baking powder and/or baking soda and they were somewhere between a cookie and fudge. This is a quick and easy way to make an unusually dense and delicious treat. Ingredients 2 sticks of unsalted butter, browned and poured onto two teaspoons of cold butter and then refrigeratedContinue Reading

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