Tag Archives: Feta Cheese

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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Green Bean, Feta, and Balsamic Salad

I came across a recipe on BigOven for a balsamic green bean salad, and it looked like just the thing to use up a big hunk o’ Bulgarian Feta cheese in the fridge and at least half a bag of … Continue reading

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Gyro Dip

I came across a recipe for a “Greek Layered Dip With Pita Chips” from Sandra Lee in Food Network Magazine, and knew it’d be perfect for a couple of gatherings we had going on over the weekend, but… I wanted … Continue reading

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Steak ‘n Horseradish ‘Za!

I was cleaning out the freezer downstairs and, in a corner, way in da back, I came across what, once, was two beeyootiful strip steaks; now sadly frosted and just a bit freezer burned. I didn’t want to just toss … Continue reading

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Feta and Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Salad

We were planning to picnic at a Ravinia concert for July Fourth, and I was looking for foods that I wouldn’t have to worry too much about; like cantaloupe salsa and this non-mayonnaise based pasta salad. We had coolers and … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 24: Grape Tomato Salad With Cucumber Salad Dressing

This week’s Doris Project is a kindofa hybrid; the recipe I pulled out of the bag called for using a cucumber, feta cheese, and Greek yogurt dressing on potato salad instead of the more usual suspects. Looked good! Except; we’re … Continue reading

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