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The Duo’s Ethnic Exploration: Greek

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Garides Saganaki (Greek Shrimp Saganaki)

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Garides Shrimp Saganaki - The Duo Dishes

In just over a week, I will be in Greece. That is why we are sharing a recipe from the land of extensive history, beautiful landscapes and dishes that make the cuisine a favorite amongst many. Amir will not be there during the trip, so I’ve taken it upon myself to lead the course for us both. Perhaps I’ll eat for two. And not because I am pregnant! Greek food has long been high on my list as a ‘favorite’, even though the Libra in me has a hard time signifying anything as a favorite. The Greek won me over with their passion for life and food with everyone around them, related or not. The idea that anyone in the house is family is one that rings true for me and those around me. We When there is a sizzling plate before you and your loved ones, all you want to do is share. This month’s Ethnic Exploration features a dish that is perfect for doing just that.

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Swap Out Your Salad

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Black Lentil and Couscous Salad

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Black Lentil and Couscous Salad-Duo Dishes

If you’re the kind of person who equates salad with lettuce and only lettuce, then today’s recipe will be a lovely change of pace for you. If you are the kind of person who adores couscous, then today’s recipe will be one that you must make now. Don’t waste another second. Two friends hosted a Moroccan-themed dinner party, and the side dish requirement needed to be filled. Couscous is a versatile, quick grain that you can make in less than 5 minutes and dress up however you like. Plus, it’s good for you! You can’t go wrong with this one. That’s why you can’t go wrong with this salad.

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Michelle’s Test Kitchen

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Mediterranean Pasta Salad

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Michelle's Test Kitchen

Our Guest Test Kitchen is back in action!  Here comes a good friend Michelle to tell you a bit about one of her easy to make recipes.  Michelle is yet another UNC grad (Can you see a strange pattern here?), and she has always been Ms. Healthy and Fit.  It’s a great thing of course!  She knows her way around the kitchen and how to prepare a fast, nutritious meal.  We don’t know how she has the time though.  Not only can she whip up food on the fly, but she is also a producer for her own company, Continuous Take Productions.  We are impressed.  Very impressed.  Take a seat and see what Michelle’s got cookin’.

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