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Elaine Khorova is the original Editor-in-Chief of culture magazine and the current recipe writer extraordinaire. She resides in the Hudson Valley of New York where she is working on a book about the history of butter.

Herbed Feta and Cheddar Hand Pies

Herbed Feta and Cheddar Hand Pies


Snack-sized hand pies can be filled with all kinds of fillings, but at the top of our favorites list are feta and cheddar hand pies with kale and herbs

Moroccan Feta Meatballs with Ras El Hanout and Zucchini Noodles

Moroccan Feta Meatballs with Ras El Hanout and Zucchini Noodles


Moroccan Feta Meatballs are moist and tangy and aromatic with ras el hanout, a blend of six or more ground spices, similar in concept to curry powder, but more cinnamon based

Whipped Feta with Spring Onion and Za’atar

Whipped Feta with Spring Onion and Za’atar


A classic of the Greek meze table, this quick-to-concoct savory whipped feta dip can be served with virtually any grilled meat or vegetable, crudités, or simply some good pita bread

Feta, Cumin, Olive, and Chicken Tacos

Feta, Cumin, Olive, and Chicken Tacos


The big flavors of Greek salad—tomato, cucumber, oregano, olives, and feta—adapt perfectly to the addition of cumin and plenty of fresh cilantro in this tangy chicken taco filling

Strawberries, Feta, and Walnuts with Fresh Mint

Strawberries, Feta, and Walnuts with Fresh Mint


Like the now-popular combo of watermelon and feta, this pairing of strawberries and feta is striking yet simple

Parmesan-Strata

One Cheese, Five Ways: Parm’s Charms


Parmesan’s robust piquancy makes it a natural flavor enhancer for all sorts of savory applications, from cheesy strata to stuffed figs.

Strawberries, Feta, and Walnuts with Fresh Mint

One Cheese, Five Ways: The Feta Factor


We’ve harnessed feta’s sharp flavor for meat and chicken dishes, vegetable hand pies, a creamy dip, and even a sweet berry delicacy.

Homemade Maple Pecan Butter

Homemade Maple Pecan Butter


Homemade maple pecan butter makes a great gift and is a perfect topper for pancakes, French toast, or hot biscuits

Homemade Salmon Scallion Butter

Homemade Salmon Scallion Butter


Homemade Salmon Scallion Butter is a great gift option that’s inexpensive and easy to make, yet a one-of-a-kind surprise for friends and family