Appetizers, Hors D’oeuvre, and Snacks

Cheese and Potato Cigars

Makes about 20 small-bite servings These crispy little bites can be filled with spare mashed potatoes for a Thanksgiving appetizer, or leftovers for a next-day reward for a busy host! Though they are best fried, you can brush them with oil and bake them at 425°F for a little less […]

Appetizers, Hors D’oeuvre, and Snacks

Feta Dipping Oil

Makes 10 servings Ingredients 5 oz crumbled feta cheese 2 tablespoons dried oregano 1 1/2 teaspoons red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon cracked black peppercorns 1 cup pure olive oil Directions In a medium bowl, toss the feta with the oregano, red pepper flakes, and peppercorns. When ready to serve, place […]

Sauces, Dressings, and Condiments

Greek-Style Feta Sauce

Makes 1 1/2 cups Ingredients 1 cup feta cheese 1/4 cup minced dill 1/4 cup lemon juice, fresh 1 teaspoon kosher salt 3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Directions Combine the feta, dill, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and olive oil in a bowl. Store in the […]


Lemon-Infused Greek Salad With Grape Leaves

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus to taste 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper, plus more as needed 3 tablespoons canola oil 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 9 cups romaine hearts, rinsed, dried, and torn into […]

Main Dishes, One-Dish Meals

One-Pot Mediterranean Pasta

Makes 4 servings When we say one pot, we mean it! All of the ingredients cook together—pasta included—and the finished dish is flavorful and saucy with less than 10 minutes of work! If you like, you can top the cooked pasta with sautéed shrimp or flaked tuna.


Red Pepper Orzo

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 1/2 pound orzo 2 teaspoons salt, or to taste 1/4 cup olive oil 1 red onion, diced 1 red pepper, diced 1 green pepper, diced 1 fennel bulb, finely diced 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon thyme, chopped 1/2 cup tomato juice 1/4 cup parsley, chopped […]

Allergen Friendly, Salads, Side Dishes

Roasted Beets with Feta and Tangerines

Makes 5 servings This beet dish can be served warm, room temperature, or even chilled as a make-ahead recipe. Use any sweet citrus you have on hand in place of the tangerines, including clementines, blood oranges, or Sumos. Ingredients Beets 3 large beets 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon […]