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Tzatziki Sauce Recipe for Gyros and Falafels

This tzatziki sauce recipe is just like my Greek grandma makes – heavy on the garlic and cucumbers! Print Recipe Tzatziki Sauce Recipe for Gyros and Falafels Course Condiment Cuisine Mediterranean Servings Ingredients 12 oz Greek yogurt or sour cream1 tablespoon olive oil extra virgin2 tablespoons lemon juice1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon black pepper2 tablespoons Pampered Chef Dill Mix or use a combination of dried dill and onion powder2 cloves garlic pressed or minced1 medium cucumber grated Course Condiment Cuisine Mediterranean Servings Ingredients 12 oz Greek yogurt or sour cream1 tablespoon olive oil extra virgin2 tablespoons lemon juice1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon … Read more

My At-Home Neato Burrito

neato burrito

In the Harrisburg area, we have a small restaurant chain called Neato Burrito. I discovered it when I was about 19, when it had been open only a year or so. I was instantly smitten. The concept is simple; you walk along an assembly line, making choices about the contents of your burrito. What kind of tortilla? BBQ or brown rice? Refried or black beans? Chicken, beef, or vegetarian? Cheese or no cheese? There are more choices as you walk along, including what kind of salsa you want. The salsa of the day on Tuesday and Saturday is jalepeno-feta; it … Read more

Chicken Salad Pizza

chicken salad pizza

We eat a lot of homemade pizza. Weekly, sometimes more, Joe throws a few ingredients into my big stand mixer, and he whips up a pizza crust. Joe’s pizza crusts are amazing. They are thick and chewy, but the outside and edges get a little crispy and crunchy. They brown perfectly. I’m salivating even thinking about his homemade pizza. The one we had this week was especially tasty because it was not a typical pizza. Lettuce, ranch dressing, and shredded chicken topped his fabulous crust this time. Last week, I we got a new couch. Behind the old couch, we … Read more

Crazy Cucumber Snake

Everybody likes to eat fun-looking foods, right? This Crazy Cucumber Snake was in Family Fun magazine this month, and I wanted to share it with you. Perfect for summer veggies from the garden, the snake is easy to put together. Would your kids eat a cucumber snake? Grace will, as long as she has something to dip the pieces in. Print Recipe Crazy Cucumber Snake Servings Ingredients cucumberBlack olivered pepperHummus or dip Servings Ingredients cucumberBlack olivered pepperHummus or dip Instructions Peel thin strips of the cucumber’s skin to make stripes on the outside. Cut the cucumber into half-rounds and arrange … Read more

Warm Turkey Bacon Wrap

How do you organize your recipes? I need a better system. We will eat a recipe every week for months, and then one of us gets sick of it. It gets tucked into a cookbook or onto a shelf, and we don’t eat it again for a year. If we’re lucky, one of us finds it when looking for something, and the process starts all over. This recipe is one of those. We used to keep the supplies on hand all the time; we ate them at least twice a week. We may start eating them often again. I think … Read more

Sauteed Chicken Salad

I didn’t know what to call this recipe.
I was hungry for salad today. On my way home from work, I called Joe, and I asked him to pick up some vegetables and salad fixings so that we could have a nice big dinner salad.
You know what they say about Momma being happy. Joe stopped at the store.