Tag Archives: Feta Cheese

Layered Salad – Lettuce Optional

Y’know what? Ignore the Iceberg! Resist the Romaine! A perfectly nice salad can get along perfectly well without lettuce – and – bonus! – using veggies that are not so quick to wilt means that you can make your salad … Continue reading

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Asparagus and Feta Salad

Sure, we all know about salads that don’t include lettuce: tuna salad, chicken salad, potato salad, bean salad, fruit salad… and the list goes on; but then, you start to think about a salad with tomatoes, and Feta cheese, and … Continue reading

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Spinach Salad With Spicy Baked Shrimp

When my husband shared this recipe from the nice folk at Betty Crocker, they were selling it as a ‘sheet-pan dinner’ which was then served over baby spinach with crumbled Feta. It took me actually making it for dinner to … Continue reading

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Antipasto Salad With Beans and Asparagus

Not all salads have to have lettuce – I mean, think about coleslaw! This salad idea, originally from the very nice folk at foodnetwork, proves that and then goes a step or five beyond, by allowing me to substitute blanched … Continue reading

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Gyro Dip

Yeh. It’s January 2, so, technically, the holidaze are over… But… I still have some celebratin’ to do; and what better way to celebrate with friends and family with a delicious layered dip that tastes a whole heckuva lot like … Continue reading

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Tomato and Feta Soup in the Pressure Cooker

First, let me be totally honest here; I really liked this soup! My husband? Not so much; but, even after 20 years together next month, he is kind of a traditionalist when it comes to some flavor blends: Pumpkin should … Continue reading

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Antipasto Pasta Salad

So, yeh, fergettabout the mayonnaise for this salad; and, while we’re at it, let’s fergettabout the gluten, too, because we’re making this salad with chickpea pasta! Penne chickpea pasta, blanched asparagus, grape tomatoes, chopped marinated artichoke hearts, onion, Feta cheese, … Continue reading

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Fire and Ice Salad

I belong to a Facebook group called “Recipe Clippings.” It consists of folk sharing images of recipes – usually old ones – they’ve come across that they think look interesting. That’s how I came across the original recipe for this … Continue reading

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Sweet Red Onion Salad Dressing and Baby Spinach Salad

Our book club was gathering for a Sunday afternoon of chat, wine drinking, and food; and I was in the mood for a spinach salad. Thing is, the salad, which has thinly sliced red onion, mandarin oranges, and feta cheese, … Continue reading

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Crusty Potatoes and Creamed Feta Cheese

We spent the week of Thanksgiving with my sister and her family, and one night for dinner, she had mentioned thinking of making a barefoot contessa recipe of potatoes coated with olive oil, then rolled in a salt and herb … Continue reading

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