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“Greekified” French Onion Soup

“Greekified” French Onion Soup

"Greekified" French Onion Soup By: Eleni Saltas Introducing: French onion soup with a Greek twist! I was inspired by a photo I saw on Peter Minaki’s aka “Kalofagas” page and decided to give it a try myself. For my version, I added Greek flavors I enjoy at home, like...

Lamb Kleftiko

Lamb Kleftiko

DISCLOSURE: I don’t condone stealing. There is just one instance, however, where I do pardon a certain group of thieves because their act of stealing eventually gave the world a glorious gift. The thieves I’m speaking of are the klephts, an indigenous population that...

Stifado (Beef Stew)

Stifado (Beef Stew)

At the Salt Lake City Greek festival, almost every family plays a role, often with specialties they claim as their own and which they work on for months before the festival. My good friend John Timothy and his entire Pappas family are always on tyropites (cheese pie)...

Strapatsada (Eggs with tomatoes)

Strapatsada (Eggs with tomatoes)

Whenever I spent the night at my grandparents’ home, breakfast was always an egg sandwich with a cold glass of milk. My Yiayia Saltas would toast two slices of bread, spread some ketchup on the toast, and then put a fried egg in the middle. As a final touch, she would...

Kolokithokeftedes (Zucchini Fritters)

Kolokithokeftedes (Zucchini Fritters)

Although these fritters can be time-consuming to prepare and fry, they are worth the wait, and they are my favorite zucchini mash up…

Fried Zucchini Chips

Fried Zucchini Chips

Fried Zucchini Chips kolkithakia tiganita By: Eleni Saltas One of the easiest ways to use up zucchini is to slice and fry, plus it’s a tasty way to get your servings of vegetables in for the day. Kolokithakia tiganita (fried zucchini) is a delicious appetizer that’s...

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