Greek Food Festival this weekend!


It’s the best food weekend of the year in Little Rock! It’s the International Greek Food Festival this weekend.  DO NOT MISS THIS EVENT! It’s a fundraiser and really good food is involved. Here’s the link.


Spanakopita Soup (Serves 4)




For the Meatballs                                                        1 pound ground lamb                                      2 tablespoons fresh dill, minced

1 10-oz. pkg. frozen spinach, thawed

1 egg

1 tablespoon lemon zest

1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg

Salt to taste

For the Soup

2 tablespoons butter

2 stalks celery, diced

1/2 yellow onion, chopped

3 garlic cloves, minced

1-quart chicken stock

2 tablespoons lemon juice

Feta cheese (optional)





Over medium heat, melt about 2 tablespoons of butter in a large soup pot. Add celery, onion and garlic. Sauté until soft. Add to Crockpot along with chicken stock and lemon juice. Place Crockpot on high.


Meanwhile, in a large bowl, mix together ground lamb, dill, spinach, egg, lemon zest, nutmeg and salt. Form mixture into bite-size meatballs. After making the bite-size meatballs, place them in the sauté pan and brown them for 5-7 minutes. Add the browned meatballs to the Crockpot and turn down the temperature to low for 3 hours.
If desired, serve with feta cheese crumbled on top.


This recipe was adapted from Primal Cravings by Megan McCullough Keatley and Brandon Keatley.


Robyn’s Korean Ground Beef and Rice Bowl Recipe

Robyn’s Korean Ground Beef and Rice Bowl Recipe

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