Ingredients for tzatziki.

Tzatziki Sauce

It’s Greek night in our house, and we’re preparing a large platter of small dishes that capture popular flavors from Greece and the surrounding region.  Across much of southeastern Europe, the Middle East and areas of Medditeranean Africa these “meze” platters are served as an appetizer for multi-course meals. These snack plates are traditionally accompanied …

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A hand squeezes juice from a lemon into a blender which contains other ingredients for a vegan pesto recipe.

Vegan Pesto

The basil in our herb garden is exploding under the heat of the summer sun. What was once four petite plants is now a small army of green leaves that crowd out their bedmates (sage, mint, dill, oregano) and are starting to flower. Adding basil to your home harvest is easier than you might expect, and …

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