Tag Archives: Yogurt

Vegetarian Bengali Inspired Bitter Melon Dish (with Panch Phoron)

Contains:  Nightshades, legumes, dairy.  Is:  Vegetarian, gluten-free.   I snagged a bitter melon on my last venture to Connecticut, where I picked up a healthy-looking bitter melon.  This vegetable really does live up to its name – very, very bitter.  But … Continue reading

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Leg of Lamb with Yogurt, Mint, Orange and Cardamom

Contains:  Dairy.  Is:  Gluten-free, soy-free. I assume one could try a coconut yogurt with this. to remove the dairy. This lovely leg came from a half lamb obtained at a farm back down in Connecticut, which I picked up last … Continue reading

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Yiaourtopita: A Greek Yogurt Cake

Contains:  Dairy, gluten (wheat), alcohol, added sugar.  Is:  Vegetarian, tree-nut free, one of my rare dessert endeavors. About time I posted another dessert, and to go with my year-long Greek (and longer) craze, I present, Yiaourtopita.  I will be posting … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Greek Moussaka (with Chickpeas, Lentils, and Mushrooms)

Contains:  Nightshades, dairy, legumes.  Is: Vegetarian, gluten-free, grain-free.   Consider this one of the Greek dishes I didn’t get around to making, back in my Greek Month (February 2020).  I am still in love with the best of the savory … Continue reading

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Sous Vide Lamb Shoulder Chop, with Sweet Potatoes and Mushrooms

Contains:  Dairy, nightshade spice.  Is:  Wheat/gluten-free, primal.   Made for the June 6th online Culinary Meet-Up.  I really wish I could share!!! (And taste everyone else’s food in return!) The concept behind this particular Meet-Up was to focus once again … Continue reading

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Greek Lamb Kofta, Grilled

Contains: Potentially, dairy as a topping.  Is:  Paleo, Whole30 (if you leave off the yogurt, or use coconut yogurt), quick and easy.   I have some ground lamb left from a half-lamb I purchased some months back.  While I had … Continue reading

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Beef Kidney Paprika over Spinach

Contains:  Nightshades, offal, dairy.  Is:  Gluten-free, grain-free. Okay, my version of “Chopped” without the insane and foolish run around before the 30 minute timer buzzes. Paprika: This was part of a recipe challenge on CookingBites.com.  I had to incorporate paprika … Continue reading

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Lamb and Winter Squash in Yogurt Marinate

Out in the world of nature, here in the Northern Hemisphere, it is the beginning of the season for lambing and kidding – something I may be doing in future years once I get goats and Shetland sheep established here.  … Continue reading

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Chicken Wings Redux Plus Blue Cheese Dip

Well, just so everyone is prepared for an evening of Budweiser and Dorito ads tomorrow (frankly, the Bud ones have gone downhill the last few years – they’re getting cliched), with way too much football breaking the ads up — … Continue reading

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Greek Tzatziki or Persian/Iranian Mast-o-Khiar

I understand the main difference between these two yogurt dishes is that the Iranian version is thicker, and may more often contain mint instead of (or with) the dill.  The Greek version often uses strained yogurt, but I decided not … Continue reading

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