Chicken Braised with Lemon, Fennel and Garlic

Recipe found on canadianliving.com Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 fennel bulb (about 1 lb.) 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper 12 chicken thighs (about 2 lb.) 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil 20 garlic cloves, peeled 2 cups chicken stock 1 cup white wine Half...

Cold Beet Yogurt Soup

Recipe found on saveur.com Serves 4 Ingredients: For the ice cubes: 3 Tbsp. fresh dill, finely minced 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 1/8 tsp. salt For the soup: 1 lb. beets, cooked, chilled and peeled 1 1/4 cups plain yogurt 1/4 cup fresh dill 4 Tbsp. lemon juice 1/2 tsp. salt...

Mizeria (Polish Cucumber Salad)

Recipe found on polishyourkitchen.com Serves 3 as a side dish Ingredients: 1 English cucumber (or 6-8 small pickling cucumbers) 2/3 cup sour cream 1 Tbsp. of fresh dill 1/4 tsp. salt Squeeze of a lemon Pinch of pepper Directions: Wash and peel the cucumber. Slice...

Spinach Rice

Adapted from Modern Greek by Andy Harris Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 2 lb spinach 1/3 cup long-grain white rice, washed 2 garlic cloves 4 scallions (including green), finely chopped 3 Tbsp fresh dill (including stems), finely chopped  4 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp dried...

Cucumber Sandwich

I almost hesitate to call this a recipe, but it is so delicious, simple, and a great use for all those cucumbers. Makes 1 sandwich Ingredients: 2 slices of bread (country white works well, but you can use whatever you like) 1 T mayonnaise 1 small cucumber, peeled and...