Tag Archives: Feta Cheese

Best! Couscous Salad

So. Couscous. Tiny balls of semolina turned into one of our very favorite salads. Pretty quick. Pretty simple. Pretty darned tasty – and – mebbe even a bit better the next day! INGREDIENTS •3/4 cup pearl couscous •1 cup stock, … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Salad With Cranberries, Chipotles, and Feta

Who doesn’t like a potato salad? But… c’mon, be honest, don’t you sometimes want to mix things up, just a wee, tiny bit? Well, how’s this? Roasted sweet potatoes and onion tossed with a cranberry, chipotle pepper, and honey sauce, … Continue reading

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Broccoli & Ramen Salad

So… this salad has a lot of things going against it. For example, Rich doesn’t mind peas, but hates it when they’re in with other foods. Then there’s the ramen noodles. And the canned corn. Add in the broccoli slaw … Continue reading

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Pressure Cooker Beans With Tomatoes and Feta

I got an email from the very nice folk at Bon Appétit, featuring several of their favorite beans recipes. No, not green beans, not haricots verts; dried beans. The first recipe had me; they used one of those “multi-pot” pressure … Continue reading

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Watermelon and Feta Gazpacho

I was still working my way through my $10 Mystery Bag of fresh veggies from a local farm when my email pinged with a recipe for gazpacho from Tyler Florence at the Food Network. Since I was currently in possession … Continue reading

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Chicken Souvlaki

Wrapped up in a lightly warmed piece of pita bread, this dish of chicken tossed in a very nice Greek dressing, then cooked (on the stove or on skewers on the grill) and served with a cucumber and yogurt sauce, … Continue reading

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Parfait! Israeli (Pearl) Couscous Salad

Hows about a slightly different salad? Like, with couscous? This version calls for lightly toasted Israeli “Pearl” couscous, which is bigger than the more regular couscous, and is served with veggies, a light vinaigrette, a bit of cheese, and, because … Continue reading

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Cucumber, Tomato, and Feta Salad

I got the idea for this salad after enjoying a beautiful salad our friend, Mira, brought to a gathering. Mira’s salad had Bulgarian feta cheese and beautiful kalamata olives, and a simple olive oil and vinegar dressing. I was fresh … Continue reading

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Feta Dip With Lemon

Rich follows this magazine, Sweet Paul, on line, and forwards any recipes he thinks it’d be nice for me to try. This one, a cracker spread/dip made from crumbled feta cheese, garlic, and lemon, seemed like just the thing for … Continue reading

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A Salad (and Dressing) to be Thankful For

We were chatting with a friend about Thanksgiving dinner, and he was recalling a salad he’d really enjoyed, made with cranberries and walnuts and orange slices. I did a quick search of da Google and we couldn’t find THE one … Continue reading

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