Archive for: August 2008

August 31, 2008

How To Drain Yogurt (Pos Na Straggisete To Yaourti)

Filed under: How-To,Vegetarian,Yogurt - 31 Aug 2008

Greek recipes calling for yogurt, such as Tzatziki, invariably call for Greek-style yogurt, which means that the yogurt has been drained of its liquid whey. But you can easily drain American yogurt to use in Greek recipes, and …

August 17, 2008

The Omnivore’s Hundred

Filed under: Miscellaneous - 17 Aug 2008

I just came across something fun, sort of a game for food bloggers. It’s a list, put together by Andrew from Very Good Taste, of 100 things he thinks “every good omnivore should have tried at least once …

August 16, 2008

How to Serve Leftover Meat Like a Greek

Filed under: Beef,Chicken,Freezer Friendly,How-To,Lamb,Pork - 16 Aug 2008

How do you serve leftovers like a Greek? The answer is two words: French fries. It’s possible I’ve just been hanging out with the wrong crowd, but from my observations, Greeks have an enormous capacity to eat …

August 12, 2008

Eggs Scrambled In Tomatoes (Strapatsada)

Filed under: Eggs,Tomatoes,Vegetarian - 12 Aug 2008

Eggs and tomatoes for greek recipe strapatsada.

The name of this dish betrays its Italian origins. It comes from parts of Greece closest to Italy – the western Peloponnesos and the Ionian. This is a family …

August 9, 2008

Vacation Report – Kid Friendly Green Beans

Filed under: Miscellaneous - 09 Aug 2008

I’m back! We had a great time over at the coast.

Misty day on the beach.

I made just one meal because I was busy with work up until the night before we left, and didn’t have time …