Recipe for tzatziki

Recipe for tzatziki

Anyone else finding that their garden is growing in spurts?

After our crazy zucchini harvest a week or so ago, I've gotten exactly nothing from that plant. I think the rabbits are helping themselves to the blossoms.

And watching our big, beautiful tomatoes as they slowwwwy ripen is a certain special kind of torture. We planted an early-harvesting plum tomato plant, so that's helped, but I can't wait for the sandwich-variety beauties to be ready.

While I'm waiting, I'm enjoying recipes other people send me that use their garden produce. (Email me if you want to join in the sharing.) Heather Tucker sent me Ina Garten's recipe for tzatziki. Doesn't it sound like a cool, delicious summer treat?

"(Garten)  also has a version that uses Greek yogurt, but I chose to use this recipe as Greek yogurt is rather expensive compared to plain, everyday yogurt. And I used regular cucumbers from my garden, not hothouse cucumbers," Tucker told me.

They dipped veggies - including cucumbers! - crackers and chips in the tzatziki, she said. "It It was so good it didn't last a full day," she said.

Also, I tweeted yesterday about needing an awesome pasta salad recipe. I got some wonderful suggestions, but finally decided to make Luke's Tortellini Salad. It's so good that I'm happy to make it (for a work cookout tomorrow) but even more excited to eat it.

Photo from this Flickr page.


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