Archive for: June 2007

June 23, 2007

Chicken and Potatoes in Tomato-Cinammon Sauce

Filed under: Chicken,Potatoes - 23 Jun 2007

Use chicken pieces. This recipe is about right for one cut-up chicken, or an equivalent amount of whatever pieces you prefer. Skins can be left on or removed according to your taste. Cut potatoes into roughly 2 …

How To Make A Basic Tomato Sauce

Filed under: How-To - 23 Jun 2007

Grate 5 tomatoes
Chop 3-6 cloves garlic
Briefly sauté garlic in 4 TB olive oil,without browning, add tomatoes, salt and pepper to taste.
Simmer for approximately 20 min

June 17, 2007

Cabbage with Rice (Lahanorizo)

Filed under: Greens,Rice/Grains,Vegan,Vegetarian - 17 Jun 2007

Slice 1 bunch green onions ( approximately 1 dozen )
Chop 1 bunch dill
Coarsely chop half a large head of cabbage
Saute onions and dill, then add cabbage and continue sauteeing until volume is slightly reduced.
Add 2-3 cups of water, bring to …

Fava Beans (Koukia)

Filed under: Vegan,Vegetarian - 17 Jun 2007

Cut off ends and destring, slit lengthwise and boil in salted water 2 to 3 minutes.
Remove and drain.
Saute green onion and dill in 1/2 cup oil.
Add beans and stir till hot.
Add water, salt and pepper, then cook till soft.

Roast Chicken and Potatoes (Kotopoulo meh Patates Psites)

Filed under: Chicken,Potatoes - 17 Jun 2007

1 whole chicken, rinsed, then rubbed with salt and pepper
5 large potatoes, peeled and cut into pieces
Place in baking pan, salt and pepper the potatoes
Slice 1 stick of butter and place on chicken and potatoes
Pour at least 6 capsful of …

Baked Lima Beans- basic version ( Yigantes Yiahni )

Filed under: Legumes,Vegan,Vegetarian - 17 Jun 2007

Boil 1 pound of dry lima beans till soft and ready to eat. You can shorten the boiling time by soaking them overnight.  Preheat oven to 350. Saute in 1 cup olive oil 1-2 onions, roughly chopped, and 5 …

Stufffed Grape Leaves (Dolmades)

Filed under: Beef,Rice/Grains - 17 Jun 2007


1.5-2 lbs hamburger
2 eggs
1 bunch green onions, sliced
1 bunch dill, chopped
1 onion, chopped
1/2 greek coffee cup of rice
salt and pepper
1/2 greek coffee cup of wine (i.e., 2 TB wine)

Mix together; if sticky add a bit of oil or wine

To Prepare the …

June 10, 2007

Boiled Broccoli (Brokola Vrasta)

Filed under: Salads,Vegan,Vegetarian - 10 Jun 2007

Boil  broccoli florets to the doneness you prefer and drain.

Dress with: salt, pepper, oregano, lemon juice and olive oil.


To keep the broccoli bright green, put it in cold water for a couple of minutes to cool before you drain it. …

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