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Greek Wedding Soup

Greek Wedding Soup

This recipe is the Greek version, or rather, the knock-off version of the traditional Italian Wedding Soup. Interestingly enough, the original dish of fame is not served at weddings at all; the term “wedding soup” is a mistranslation of the Italian language, minestra maritata (“married soup”), which  is a soup made with greens and meat, hence the “marriage” of those two ingredients.

Anyway, moving on. Today, we got snowed in and all that, so I decided to make this soup. It was just simply scrumptious.  Read the rest of this entry »


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Lamb and Orzo Stuffed Pepper with Chunky Tomato Sauce


I thought I’d list one of my favorite recipes from one of my favorite magazines, Gourmet. This particular recipe was from their October 2004 issue. The minced garlic was not part of the Gourmet recipe – the first time I made it, it was lacking flavor. I thought to add the minced garlic to the next time I made it and it was delicious! This makes 4 halved stuffed peppers. Read the rest of this entry »

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