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Lahanosalata (Greek Coleslaw)

Happy weekend to you all, and welcome Summer!! For those who are celebrating 4th of July, a very happy celebration to you. 🙂   My boyfriend is really into diet… Read more Lahanosalata (Greek Coleslaw)

Happy Cinco De Mayo!!

Happy Cinco De Mayo my friends!! What is everyone doing for this festive day??!! I have been getting many requests on how to prepare artichokes and new recipes. I found a fabulous link on how to prepare them and I am attaching a few of my very own recipes below. How To Prepare An Artichoke: http://www.foodnetwork.com/how-to/photos/how-to-trim-an-artichoke.html   Grilled Artichoke Recipe Ingredients: 2 artichokes 1 lemon (juice) 4 cloves garlic 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon dried basil Sea salt & ground pepper Directions: In a large bowl, fill… Read more Happy Cinco De Mayo!!

Today Is A Great Day!

Yay we officially hit over 20,000 views on Kouzounas Kitchen! Check out the map below, which is current as of today. Thank you to all the WordPress bloggers, family, friends, and viewers who have supported Kouzounas Kitchen. Now time for a celebration! A new healthy recipe below. If you love green beans and fingerling potatoes, you will love this recipe. Green Bean & Roasted Potato Salad Ingredients: 1 pound fingerling potatoes, cubed 1 1/2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon of freshly ground 10 ounces… Read more Today Is A Great Day!

Sunday’s Crazy Ingredient Is Red Wine Vinegar

Good evening Sunday! I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas and happy Sunday. Looking for a tasty Greek vinaigrette for New Years Eve?? Check out this recipe below. Greek Vinaigrette Recipe Ingredients: 1/2 cup of red wine vinegar 1 small onion, sliced 5 basil leaves 1 teaspoon of thyme 1 teaspoon of oregano 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese 2 tablespoons of Dijon Mustard 6 cloves of garlic 2 shallots 1 tablespoon of sea salt 1 tablespoon of cracked pepper 3/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil Directions: 1. In a… Read more Sunday’s Crazy Ingredient Is Red Wine Vinegar

How about a refreshing Mediterranean potato salad recipe?

Happy Thursday and the weekend is almost here. I was suffering a bad flu these past days, so I do apologize for the lack of recipes being posted. Today’s FEATURED RECIPE THURSDAY and we are featuring a local from Sacramento. Thank you to Dawn for submitting over her yummy and flavorful recipe to us. Try this recipe out and let us know what you think. Featured Recipe Thursday- Mediterranean Potato Salad Recipe- Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds of red potatoes with skins on 2 bunches of green onions 1 red bell… Read more How about a refreshing Mediterranean potato salad recipe?

Fennel & Orange Salad With Lemon – Ginger Dressing

Just taught my class about anise which is in the fennel family. Love the flavor fennel gives off. Fennel & Orange Salad with Lemon-Ginger Dressing Recipe Ingredients: 1/4 baguette, finely sliced 2 tbsp. white wine vinegar 2 tsp. finely grated lemon zest 2 tsp. finely grated lemon zest 1 tsp. finely grated ginger 1 cup cherry tomatoes Ground pepper & sea salt 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 naval oranges 1 bunch of fennel- trimmed and sliced 4 oz of spinach 1 lemon- juiced Directions: Preheat the oven to… Read more Fennel & Orange Salad With Lemon – Ginger Dressing

Yiayia’s Greek Salad Dressing

This is my yiayia’s Greek salad dressing. Very yummy and it’s all about good quality oregano and olive oil. Pour this over a big Greek salad and enjoy. Yiayia’s Greek… Read more Yiayia’s Greek Salad Dressing

Sunday night dinner

I hope you all had a great Sunday!! Here’s a idea for your dinner plans. Enjoy- Fasolia Salata- Bean Salad Recipe-   Ingredients: 1 pound of lime beans 1 pound of canned beans 1 pound of fresh green beans 1 large onion – chopped 1 bunch of fresh dill- chopped 1 bunch of parsley- chopped 1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil 3 lemons juiced 1 teaspoon of dijon mustard Sea salt & ground pepper 1 red bell pepper- chopped Directions- In a large bowl, add giant beans and cover… Read more Sunday night dinner

Exploring the flavors with Quinoa

Yes it’s quinoa time again!! 🙂 I have been playing around with herbs and ingredients to add to quinoa. I really love cooking with quinoa, it’s very versatile. Check out this flavorful recipe below.   Quinoa Pesto Salad Recipe- Serves 8  Ingredients: 4 cups of quinoa 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice 1 1/2 cups of chopped pine nuts- lightly toasted 1 red onion, sliced finely 1 cup of fresh basil, chopped ground pepper 1 cucumber sliced optional-… Read more Exploring the flavors with Quinoa

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