Grilled Greek Pork Chops

Ingredients: 4 pork loin chops, trimmed of excess fat3 garlic cloves, minced2 tablespoons dried oregano1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper1 lemons, juice of2 tablespoons olive oil Directions: Place lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, black pepper and oregano in a plastic food storage bag and mix well.Use a sharp knife and make several small slits into...

Couscous Salad

Ingredients: 3 garlic cloves, minced1 tablespoon margarine1 1/4 cups water1 cup couscous ( uncooked)1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup chopped fresh parsley ( 1/3 cup if you are using the dried stuff)1/4 cup chopped mint leaves4 green onions, chopped1 pint cherry tomatoes or 1 pint grape tomatoes, cut in half1/2 English cucumbers, diced ( I leave...

Boureki

Ingredients: 3 1/2 lbs large eggplants, unpeeled2 1/4 lbs potatoes, unpeeled1 lb sour mizithra cheese ( soft white Cretan cheese)8 tablespoons heavy cream1 bunch fresh mint8 ounces olive oil3 -4 tomatoessaltpepperoreganoall-purpose flour Directions: Preheat oven to 350 F.Cut eggplant, potatoes and tomatoes into thin rounds and let drain for several minutes, then sprinkle with...

Pastitsio

Ingredients: 6 ounces elbow macaroni ( 1 1/2 cups)1 eggs, beaten1/3 cup parmesan cheese, grated1/4 cup milk1 lb ground lamb or 1 lb ground beef1/2 cup chopped onions8 ounces tomato sauce1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1/8 teaspoon nutmeg3 tablespoons butter or 3 tablespoons margarine3 tablespoons flour1 1/2 cups milk1 eggs, beaten1/4 cup parmesan cheese, gratedsaltpepper Directions: For...

Basil and Feta Spread

Ingredients: 1 cup loosely packed basil leaves1/4 cup chopped chives2 tablespoons minced onions2 -3 garlic cloves, minced1 lb feta cheese3 -4 tablespoons olive oil, to make spreadable Directions: Process basil leaves, chives and onions in food processor until fine.Add feta and garlic and process until well mixed.Slowly add enough olive oil to make spreadable....

Greek Sex on the Beach

Ingredients: 1 ounce rum1 ounce Southern Comfort1 ounce vodka1 ounce grenadine1 -2 tablespoon fresh lime juice1 1/2 ounces orange juice Directions: Mix and serve over ice.Garnish with lime. Servings: 1 Time preparation: 5 min. Time total: 5 min. Favorite...

Rhodes Island

Ingredients: 1 ounce rum1 ounce strawberry liqueur2 ounces orange juice2 ounces pineapple juice2 ounces grapefruit juice1 ounce sour mix1 dash grenadine Directions: Blend everything together – except the Grenadine.Pour into a tall glass filled with ice.Top with a dash of Grenadine. Servings: 1 Time preparation: 5 min. Time total: 5 min. Favorite...

Greek Tycoon

Ingredients: 2 ounces gin1 ounce metaxa brandy Directions: Combine and pour into a Brandy snifter. Servings: 1 Time preparation: 2 min. Time total: 2 min. Favorite...