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Kenton Kotsiris

Updated Articles and Resources

By Kenton Kotsiris

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Koulourakia | The Easter Cookies of Greece Created: Thursday, April 17, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Koulourakia are traditional cookies made in Greece for Easter. They resemble butter cookies and are delicious to eat and fun to make!
    • Yiaourti: Greek Recipe for Homemade Yogurt Created: Saturday, June 10, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      This recipe is for full fat sheep or cow's milk yogurt made the traditional way, without a yogurt maker. It's a very simple recipe with two ingredients.
    • Chicken Soup Avgolemono - Greek Egg-Lemon Chicken Soup Created: Saturday, January 08, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Chicken Soup Avgolemono is perhaps the most iconic of all Greek soups. It’s on the menu at every Greek restaurant or diner and you’ll find it as the first course at most Greek holiday c...
    • Yiouvetsi me Kima Arnisio: Ground Lamb with Orzo Pasta - Yiouvetsi Created: Thursday, October 23, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Greek Recipe for Yiouvetsi with Ground Lamb
    • Roast Leg of Lamb with Oven Roasted Potatoes - Arni Sto Fourno me Patates Created: Wednesday, August 10, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      A traditional Greek favorite at holidays and celebrations, Roast Leg of Lamb with Potatoes is sure to please a crowd.
    • Stifatho: Beef and Onion Stew Created: Wednesday, September 20, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Beef, boiler onions, and a collection of fabulous herbs create a classic Greek stew.
    • How To Make Greek Frappé Coffee Created: Thursday, December 01, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      This drink is so popular in Greece that many homes have soda fountain-type drink mixers in order to make it even easier. Here's how to make this version of iced coffee by hand.
    • Kotopoulo Skorthato: Lemon Garlic Chicken (with Potatoes) Created: Tuesday, November 14, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Chicken and potatoes baked with lemon, garlic, and oregano. This is an easy recipe that produces fabulous results every time.
    • Pastitsio - Baked Pasta with Meat and Bechamel Topping Created: Friday, April 30, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Pastitsio consists of luscious layers of seasoned ground beef, pasta, and a creamy bechamel sauce baked to perfection. This is Greek comfort food at its finest.
    • Kalamarakia Tiganita: Small Fried Squid (Calamari) Created: Sunday, January 15, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      There's no secret to this wonderful dish - the squid is dredged in flour, fried, and served with lemon. Listed as an appetizer, it is often served as a meze or main dish as well.
    • Psari sta Karvouna: Grilled Fish Created: Thursday, May 11, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Whether it's a beautiful steak from a large fish or a whole fish from today's catch, the simplicity of grilled fish with a minimum of fuss is a Greek specialty." itemprop="r="$zTP='t3'" --> itempro...
    • Substituting Greek Yogurt While Cooking Created: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      To be healthy next time you're in the kitchen, substitute some of these ingredients for Greek yogurt. It adds a creamy flavor and includes some amazing health benefits.
    • Greek Lamb Sliders Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      This Greek lamb slider recipe is easy to make and delivers great flavors. Perfect for a BBQ and serving up unique burgers.
    • Greek Grilled Cheese Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Adding some Greek cheese to the grill can make for a great meze (appetizer). Next time you are grilling make sure you have Kefalotyri cheese on hand.
    • Greek Lamb Stew | Youvetsi Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      A popular Greek lamb stew. Easy to make and a perfect meal to serve your family.
    • How Are Greek Foods Cooked? Created: Tuesday, January 31, 2006 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Learn how Greek foods are cooked and the types of dishes generally prepared in traditional Greek cooking.
    • Mahlab Created: Monday, December 19, 2005 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Mahlab is ground cherry stone from a cherry tree native to West Asia. A member of the rose family, mahlab flavors Greek sweet bread (tsoureki) and similar baked goods.
    • Apples Stuffed With Meat Created: Friday, June 27, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      This Greek recipe for stuffed apples relies on the sweetness of the fruit to infuse and create wonderful flavors to the meat.
    • How Did the Ancient Greek Cooks Their Food? Created: Wednesday, June 27, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Students of Ancient Greece ask questions about cooking methods. Here are your Guide's answers.
    • Using Olive Oil In Place of Butter Created: Friday, June 27, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Substituting butter for olive oil is a health decision that could have a big impact on your cholesterol and give you a boost of natural benefits that have been found to many things.
    • Greek salad | Horiatiki Salad Created: Monday, June 16, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      An authentic recipe for a Greek salad | Horiatiki Salad. Made with fresh vegetables and toped with feta, it's a delicious and refreshing appetizer.
    • Greek Yogurt and Fruit Created: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Adding fruit to Greek yogurt is a perfect combination, just be careful when buying Greek yogurt that already has fruit in it.
    • Health Benefits of Greek Yogurt Created: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Here we will go over some of the health benefits of greek yogurt. Seeing how Greek yogurt packs more protein, less calories and carbs per serving.
    • How To Make Blanched Almonds Created: Saturday, April 01, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Learn how to blanch almonds for many Greek (and other) recipes. It's easy, and just takes a few minutes.
    • Frozen Greek Yogurt | Enjoying Yogurt Frozen Created: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
      Frozen Greek yogurt is a great substitute for dessert. It's healthy, packed with protein, and contains less calories than ice cream.
    • Feta And Watermelon Towers Created: Monday, June 23, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Delicious combination of salty feta and sweet watermelon. These feta and watermelon towers is a great tay to put a Greek twist on an iconic summer fruit.
    • Cooking with Greek Yogurt Created: Sunday, November 16, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      Once you've discovered the fabulous richness of Greek yogurt, you'll find that it can be used in many ways to create fabulous authentic Greek dishes. Here are some ideas.
    • Can Feta Cheese be Made with Cow's Milk? Created: Sunday, January 29, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      Lots of questions arise about feta cheese since so many
    • Greek Easter Recipes and Menu Created: Friday, March 31, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      Easter Sunday is a joyous celebration that brings together family, friends, and strangers around tables of fabulous food. Take some ideas from my menu and add your own touches to create a festive ...
    • Kolokythakia Tiganita: Batter-fried Zucchini Created: Saturday, February 18, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      These fried zucchini are often served as an appetizer/meze as well as a side dish. Soda water in the batter makes them delightfully airy and crunchy.
    • Oregano (Greek) Created: Saturday, November 19, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
      All oreganos are not alike and Greek Oregano is a key herb used to create the unique dishes in Greek cooking. Only the flowering tops and leaves of this perennial herb are used in cooking. Learn wh...
    • Pasta Salad with Greek Yogurt Dressing Created: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
      A colorful and delicious pasta salad recipe featuring the unmistakable creaminess of Greek yogurt in the dressing. Serves 8.

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