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Potato-Cheese Croquettes from Ikaria by Diane Kochilas

  Potatoes are New World. If you say Old World to me, I often think of Ancient Greece, about as far away from Peru as you can get. Yet, over the centuries, Old and New Worlds have grown quite close. Take those New World potatoes and combine them with Greek feta cheese — is there…

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Crimson and White Citrus Salad

It is the Saturday after Thanksgiving. You may be fooded out. The thought of protein may cause the ends of your lips to dip in a shaky frown. You need, you want something light, easy to make, and as refreshing as a bite of a crisp autumn apple. No apples here, actually. But radishes thrive…

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Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta from The Mediterranean Slow Cooker by Michele Scicolone

    Our friend Michele Scicolone earned her general’s four stars writing a slew of wonderful Italian cookbooks. Not Italian-American. Italian. She and her husband Charles must have traveled through every village and byway in Italy by now. You can trust her books for their authenticity and the guarantee that a Michele recipe will work…

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Superior Feta and Dill Tart with Lemony Spinach Salad

If there were a 12-step program for dill addiction, I would be on my way. I love the stuff, and apply it in many, many dishes. When Brian first met me, he had to consider his future: her and dill or .. He has accommodated. He wasn’t anti-dill, just inexperienced. After all, let’s face it:…

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