It’s all Greek to Me

I have a very good friend who is originally from Greece.  A few years ago, we took a trip together and thoroughly enjoyed seeing the sites and tasting the foods. Today is her birthday – Happy Birthday Venetia!! In honor of her birthday, I decided to make some Greek cuisine for dinner. Our menu included (serves 3): Kolokithopitta (Zucchini Pie) 1 zucchini, unpeeled and shredded 1 onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 T Olive Oil 1 tsp parsley chopped 1/2 tsp dill weed, chopped 1 egg, beaten 1/2 cup feta cheese, coarsely chopped salt and pepper, to taste 4 … Continue reading It’s all Greek to Me

Cranberry Orange Relish, Wild Rice Bread and Canning

I recently ate one of the best tasting sandwiches I have ever had. This sandwich was roast turkey on wild rice bread with a cranberry orange relish, lettuce, arugula, white cheddar cheese and thin sliced apple. I liked it so much, that I decided to try to try to make my own bread and relish. The results were actually better than what I remembered from my purchased sandwich. Cranberry Orange Relish 16 ounces frozen cranberries 2 navel oranges, peeled and chopped 2 cups water 2 cups sugar Combine the cranberries, oranges and water in a large saucepan.  Boil until the … Continue reading Cranberry Orange Relish, Wild Rice Bread and Canning