Posts tagged ‘Greek’

August 20th, 2013

Tzatziki Shrimp & Greek Orzo Salad {+ Giveaway!}

by Chrissy

Tzatziki Shrimp and Greek Orzo Salad_LYK1

As many if you may already know, we feed our local homeless neighborhood crew, every Thursday. Homemade chicken noodle soup, bread, cookies and the works, we join with some awesome neighbors to pull this thing off, weekly. They are all like family now, the neighbors and homeless, alike.

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{If you are interested in starting something like this, we’d love to share ideas, advice, inspiration and motivation! You don’t need to go to another country to improve the quality of life … Read more...

October 13th, 2011

Greek-Style Shrimp Scampi

by Lauren

It’s not often I use cookbooks for my dinner inspiration. I’ve grown up in the internet generation and really can’t help Googling, well, just about everything.

There is one cookbook that I always find myself browsing through whenever I am at home though. My mom’s Cooking Light Cookbook has an amazing array of simple, healthy and gratifying recipes.

Mom and I almost always adapt the recipes though.

The initial ingredients always get the wheels turning but as you’ll see here, … Read more...

May 25th, 2011

Greek Pizza with Roasted Garlic Sauce

by Chrissy

On one sunny day, I was cruising down the boardwalk  by the beach, and overheard something shocking. This guy walking with his friends, who slightly strongly resembled “The Situation” from Jersey Shore, called pizza, “za”. As in “Hey, who’s hungry? Let’s go get some Za!”

 

No. Let’s not.

 

Apparently, that abbreviation is like nails to a chalkboard, for my ears. So, I zoomed away as fast as my little feet would carry me, to be sure … Read more...