The Difference Between Shepherd’s Pie, Cottage Pie, and How to Make Them

There's a really simple difference between Shepherd's Pie and Cottage pie and I won't even drag out the lukewarm mystery until the end of the post to make you read the whole thing! It just comes down to what kind of ground meat you use. Shepherd's Pie is traditionally made with ground lamb while it's... Continue Reading →

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Easy Homemade Gyro Meat Recipe

Gyro meat is one of the greatest culinary inventions and no matter how you pronounce, "Gyro" (Yee-ro, Jai-ro, Gee-ro), we're all pretty much just saying the word, "Delicious." While the real deal traditional stuff comprised of actual cuts of spiced meat rotating on a vertical rotisserie spit is awesome, it's the over-processed Greek-American stuff that I'm talking about.... Continue Reading →

Cucumber Yogurt Sauce (Tzatziki) Recipe

This is a fairly quick and simple post that's really just here to complement a few other dishes. More specifically this savory yogurt sauce goes extremely well with grilled lamb, chicken, grape leaves, homemade gyros, and salads. There are a lot of different ways to make this cucumber yogurt or Greek tzatziki-like sauce/dressing/dip. The few truths... Continue Reading →

Holiday Dinners at My House

Holidays with my family require a few signature dishes. Every family has their own traditions and at my house our traditional holiday dishes revolve around meat and protein. Of course there is the common turkey at Thanksgiving, and spiral ham, or beef roast at other occasions, but we also have other requirements. Often, before Christmas... Continue Reading →

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