Cooking Classics: Fresh Dill-Feta Dressing

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The Dressing

Fresh Dill-Feta Dressing

Beautiful salads deserve homemade dressings to accompany them. Fresh Dill-Feta Dressing offers a combination of bold flavors such as dill, lemon juice, garlic & feta cheese blended with tangy Greek yogurt. Drizzle it over from the garden salads & pita sandwiches brimming with seasonal goodness. Try it with Lemon-Oregano Chicken Kabobs for unbeatable flavor, too. In less than 10 minutes, good taste can be stirred together quickly. Learn how to capture the fresh lemon juice efficiently with my effortless technique.

Cooking Classics. Fresh Dill-Feta Dressing By Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Techniques Cooking & Baking Tutorials Editorial Director Digital Culinary Photo Journalist Pastry Chef Food Stylist Writer TV Cooking Personality Game Day Tailgating Modern Southern Socials Entertaining Solutions

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makes 2/3 cup

1/2 cup Greek yogurt
2 Tbsp finely crumbled feta cheese
1 garlic clove, pressed
4 tsp fresh lemon juice
2 tsp chopped fresh dill
2 tsp chopped fresh parsley
1 tsp honey
A pinch of kosher salt & freshly ground pepper

Combine all of the ingredients in a small bowl. 

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The Basics. Lemons. Rebecca Gordon Editor-In-Chief Butermilk Lipstick Culinary & Entertaining Brand Cooking & Baking Tutorials Pastry Chef Writer Food Stylist Digital Culinary Photo Journalist TV Cooking Personalty Game Day Entertaining Modern Southern SocialsHow To Juice Fresh Lemons

Lemons can be used in both sweet & savory foods pairing well with just about anything making them extremely versatile. When choosing them from produce bins, select fruit with a bright, uniform color. Pick them up & gently press them in your hand. They should feel firm with a slight give to them. If the zest is desired, take care of that task first by running the outer portion over a microplane grater, then slice the lemons in half for juicing. Extracting it from the citrus is simple when the correct tool is used.

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The Technique

 When fresh lemon juice is needed for recipe applications, it’s important to have the right device that will release every bit. A glass juicer where the reamer is set over a small bowl to collect the juice can be used or my preferred choice is a lemon press. These valuable tools are generally coated with a non-reactive finish to prevent the acid from producing off flavors. Citrus halves can be placed in the custom fit compartment then the handles pressed together to extract the juice over a small bowl. It’s efficient enough to press every bit of juice quickly. Once the task is complete, the pulp & seeds will be left behind. Simply remove the used lemon halves & discard them. Before adding the juice to recipe applications, pour it through a small fine wire mesh sieve to collect any seeds or unwanted bits of pulp that may be in the bowl.

The Tune
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