EZ Tzatziki

I watch a lot of Food Network, ok?

Ask me what's new on normal channels like abc, nbc, cbs, whatnot? NO clue. Food Network? Yeah, I am aware of what's happening there.

One of the recurring "things" on Diners, Drive-In's, and Dives on Food Network is mispronunciations of  the item "worcestershire" sauce.

There's the verrrryyy literal phonetic interpretation: WAR-chest-er-SHIRE
The British way: WUH-ster
The lazy, are you kidding? way: WUH-she
My favorite way:

But, the generally acceptable way: WUH-sta-sure

And now you know!

I can't think of another culinary word that is more... creatively? ... announced. Except maybe tzatziki.

Tuh-ZEE-kee? Suh-ZEE-kee? Zat-TIKI? Kawasaki?

Tsah-ZEE-kee. And yeah, I'm the kind of person that might correct you. Sorry in advance.

Tzatziki and I? We're pretty tight. You've seen it here before. And in a different version on greek nachos too. But today's version is quick and easy.

If you're like "WTF is tzatziki, bro?":
1. Don't say bro.
2. A yogurt-based greek sauce with cucumber, garlic, and some seasoning that is excellent, will improve any pita/cracker/vegetable/sandwich you ever encounter, and leaves you with just enough garlic breath to be shunned by your friends and family.

Here's how you make it!

Easy Tzatziki
makes ~1 cup

2 cloves garlic
3" english (hot-house) cucumber (you can eat the skin)
3/4 c. nonfat plain greek yogurt
pinch of kosher salt
2 tsp good quality, fruity EVOO

Peel 2 cloves garlic and chop in food processor

SO much easier than chopping!

Add roughly chopped cucumber

Pulse until shredded, but not until pureed

Transfer to a bowl with greek yogurt. Drizzle EVOO and a pinch of salt.

Mix er up!

Here is the worst picture I've ever taken:

But trust me, it's delicious!

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