Category: Ethnic

  • SPANAKOPITA

    1 lb 2 oz psinach 1/2 C dill 6 green onions 1 1/2 C olive oil salt & pepper Saute onions until transparent, add shredded spinach. Cook 15 minutes over mideium heat, add dill, salt, and pepper. Pastry: 1 lb 2 oz flour, 2 eggs, 1/2 cup butter, 1 C warm water, salt. Put flour…

  • SPANAKORYZO (SPINACH RICE)

    2 lbs 4 oz spinach 1 1/2 C long grain rice 3-4 green onions, chopped 1/2 cup finely chopped dill 2 C olive oil 2 lemons Saute onions in oil. Wash spinach, shred roughly, and add to pot with onions. Cook 5 minutes. Add rice, 2 c water, dill, salt, and pepper and cook for…

  • Tzatziki

    Grate 1 cucumber, mix with 1 lb yogurt. Add 4-5 cloves finely minced garlic, 4 T olive oil & 2 T vinegar, plus salt and pepper.

  • Chicken Fingers Parmesan

    4 chicken breasts (about 1-1/3 lbs, boneless) 1/2 C bread crumbs 1/2 C parmesan, grated 1 t basil 1 T olive oil 1 14-1/2 oz can tomatoes, chopped 1 6-oz can tomato paste 1/3 C water 1/2 C shredded mozzarella Thaw the breasts and cut into strips. Combine the bread crumbs, parmesan, and basil in…

  • Pasta with Basil Cream Sauce

    Via January 1989 e-mail from Pat Bullen (she brought this to a Christmas lunch potluck at work, and we all demanded the recipe) This is a very easy, versatile recipe that can be expanded for a large party. This recipe is good with any pasta – I prefer to use fresh frozen cheese tortellini, but…

  • Penne Alla Vodka With Tomato and Onions

    2 T olive oil 1 med onion, sliced thin 2 cloves garlic 1/2 c dry white wine 1 C whipping cream 1/3 cup tomato sauce 1/4 c grated parmesan salt and pepper to taste 3/4 lb dry penne pasta 1/2 c vodka chopped parsley for garnish Fry onion in 1 T of oil until almost…

  • Penne with Light Cream Sauce and Spinach

    2 T butter 2 T flour 1 1/2 C milk salt and pepper to taste 1 T olive oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 lb fresh, chopped stemmed spinach 1 lb dry penne pasta Fresh grated parmesan for garnish Bring 8 quarts of water to a boil. Melt butter in a small frying pan and…

  • Salmon Risotto

    1T olive oil 1C chopped onions 1-1/2C Arborio rice 3-1/2C chicken broth 1/4C Italian parsley 1/2lb salmon fillet, cut in 1 inch pieces 1/3C grated Parmesan Salt & pepper Heat oil over medium heat, saute onions for a minute. Add rice, stirring to coat with oil. Stir in broth and parsley. Lock lid and cook…

  • Spaghetti alla Carbonara

    Serves 6 6 slices raw smoked ham – proscuitto, westphalian, country-smoked pork, or Canadian bacon 2 T olive oil 1 lb spaghetti 6 eggs Cracked black pepper Parmesan cheese, freshly grated Boil 3 quarts of water, add 1 T oil. Add 1 lb or pasta when water is frantically boiling. Cook for half the usual…

  • Spaghetti Carbonara

    1 lb spaghetti 1/2 lb bacon 3 eggs, beaten 1/4 C parmesan 1/2 C gruyere or swiss 1/4 C whipping cream salt & pepper Cook spaghetti. Fry bacon til crisp, drain and crumble. Reserve 3 T drippings. Beat eggs with half parmesan and half gruyere. Drain spaghett; while hot, toss with egg-cheese mixture. Add drippings,…