Posts tagged ‘feta’

July 22nd, 2014

Open-Face Tomato Sandwich {with creamy feta spread}

by Lauren


I’m still thinking about Italian tomatoes. I could eat them all day, every day…and I did for 2 weeks.

The tomatoes in Italy are so flavorful and sweet that even the seemingly unripe, green-ish tomatoes are better than any tomato I’ve had in America. Their tomatoes taste how a tomato should taste yet that flavor is still beyond your imagination unless you’ve had one.

I’ve had canned San Marzano tomatoes and I know those will greatly alter the flavor of … Read more...

July 15th, 2014

Simple Balsamic Peach Summer Salad

by Chrissy

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Hi friends… WE ARE  BACK! 

Over the past couple of months and weeks, Lauren and I have each had huge job transitions and busy schedules. Then came our two week Italian Vacation!

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We celebrated the marriage of Marianne & Gio, with many friends, halfway around the world and it was amazing! Let me tell you, those Italians know how to throw  a wedding party. 5 course dinner with a ridiculously huge buffet of appetizers beforehand, complete with a prosciutto tree … Read more...

March 23rd, 2014

Assorted Greens & Feta Tart {with crispy olive oil crust}

by Lauren


Spring has sprung! And it’s gloomy, drizzling, and cold in San Diego. Cold is of course relative at 63 degrees but either way, the last few weeks of winter were spent laying on the beach so Spring has yet to impress me.

Rain or not, I will say that I’m extremely excited for the new in-season fruits and vegetables. Asparagus has been ridiculously expensive so I’m happy to see that price drop. I was also loaded up with greens last … Read more...

May 21st, 2013

Spinach, Feta, and Sundried Tomato Hummus

by Lauren


It’s been a while since we talked about about hummus. We were charged with making something green for our friend’s green card party. This hummus was my contribution. This was Chrissy’s.

I realize we have quite a few versions of homemade hummus in the LYK, but that’s the beauty of this dip.

You can add your favorite flavors to make it your own. Herbs, citrus, cheese, vegetables, spices…literally anything. Next up, curried hummus.

Or possibly a fruit hummus. Strawberries? That …

March 19th, 2013

Lemon & Feta Aioli

by Lauren


Real aioli has raw egg yolk in it. That kind of freaks me out.

If I lived on a farm and knew the egg was coming straight from a chicken and into my food…or was, eh hem, very fresh, I might feel better about being authentic with my aioli. Until there are farms on the beach I’ll keep substituting with Greek yogurt and mayonnaise.


You may be wondering what in the world to do with aioli, and I’m here to … Read more...