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Quick Recipe: Kataifi, a Yummy Greek Dessert!

After our annual visit to the Bayport Greek Festival, Erik S. and I realized we don’t feature many Greek recipes here on Poor Couples Food Guide, so we decided to change that! This classic dessert, kataifi, is one you’ll find in many diners and at Greek festivals that tastes like nothing else. While it seems exotic and complex, it’s actually fairly simple to make (after a quick trip to the store for some phyllo dough)!

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Quick Recipe: Tzatziki Sauce

If you’ve had a gyro, you know the magical sauce known as tzatziki.  This yogurt based sauce is common in Greek cuisine, often being served with grilled meats.  It can also be used as a dip.  Tzatziki sauce is one of my favorite condiments, and not just because it was a topic of conversation during me and Erik’s second date.  I just find it super yummy.  Luckily it is super easy to make at home.  This is good news, since, while delicious, Greek food does tend to be on the more expensive side.


It may not photograph well, but it certainly tastes good.

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