Newest Post

Greek Summery Meat Pie

Greek Summery Meat Pie | cookingwithcurls.com | Cooking with Astrology #leo

For this month’s Cooking with Astrology “Leo” picnic, I knew that I needed something other than a sandwich for the main course.  I want each of these picnic meals to be different and exciting, we will definitely need some variety.  While I was perusing my Greek cookbooks, I came across a recipe for Greek Summery Meat Pie…that will be perfect!… 

Read More »

Recent Posts

It's-It Ice Cream Sandwiches | cookingwithcurls.com | #showusyourmess #PMedia #ad

Copycat It’s-It Ice Cream Sandwiches & Wet-Nap

Have you ever tried It’s-It Ice Cream Sandwiches?  If you have never been to California, you probably have no clue what I am talking about.  You will also not understand the disappointment when the ice cream truck showed up for the first time after we moved to Iowa, and they looked at me like I… 

Read More »

Creamy Feta Dressing | cookingwithcurls.com | Cooking with Astrology #Leo

Creamy Feta Dressing

You get three guesses to figure out what inspired this Creamy Feta Dressing.  Do you need a hint?  That’s right, The Greek Place Restaurant that used to be located in Cedar Rapids!!  At this rate, I will probably recreate their entire menu.  The Pastitsio that I always ordered, was served with a dinner salad.  Creamy… 

Read More »

Summer Fruit Desserts Features | cookingwithcurls.com | #bestoftheweekend

Best of the Weekend with Summer Fruit Desserts

Welcome to this week’s Best of the Weekend link party…..we are so happy to have you joining us!  I hope you all had a great week!!  Summer’s finest produce is making it’s way to the grocery store and farmer’s market shelves, so this week I am featuring delicious  Summer Fruit Desserts! Speaking of Features…..each one of us… 

Read More »

Greek Eggplant Dip | cookingwithcurls.com | Cooking with Astrology #Leo

Greek Eggplant Dip {Melitzanosalata}

Has it been a month already?  I can’t believe it is time for another Cooking with Astrology!  This month we are sharing our picnic meal with our Leo friends, and I decided to stick with last year’s imaginary date John Stamos.  I’m sure none of you will mind, right?  We are starting off our meal… 

Read More »

Sweet Potato Chips | cookingwithcurls.com | #paleo #snacks

Sweet Potato Chips

Can you believe that it is already the middle of July?  I am sitting here scratching my head, wondering where the time has disappeared to?  Before you know it, summer will be over, the kids will be back in school, and I will be posting pumpkin recipes.  Yikes…I’m not ready.  The last thing that I… 

Read More »

Vanilla Ice Cream {dairy-free} cookingwithcurls.com

Vanilla Ice Cream {dairy-free}

I love a good Vanilla Ice Cream, how about you?  It is the perfect way to top off hot Apple Pie, chocolaty brownies, or a fresh Apple Crisp.  It also makes the perfect base for Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream, one of my absolute favorites!!  I have an extra special dessert in the works, but more on that… 

Read More »

Popsicle Features | cookingwithcurls.com | #bestoftheweekend

Best of the Weekend with Popsicle Features

Welcome to this week’s Best of the Weekend link party…..we are so happy to have you joining us!  I hope you all had a great week!!  It’s getting HOT outside, so this week we have Popsicle Features. Speaking of Features…..each one of us has our own features…..so make sure you visit all four hosts to see if… 

Read More »

Greek Roasted Chicken | cookingwithcurls.com | #foodoftheworld #greece

Greek Roasted Chicken: Food of the World Greece

The Greek Place was a restaurant here in Cedar Rapids that closed a few years ago.  My favorite meal was always the Pastitsio, which I almost made for this month’s Food of the World Greece.  Instead I went with a healthier, Chicken ala Grecque which was also quite delicious.  I never knew what exact translation… 

Read More »