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Tzatziki Dip
1/2 long english cucumber
salt for sprinkling
2 cups plain yogurt
2 cloves garlic,minced
2 tsp. white vinegar
1 Tbsp minced fresh dill
salt & pepper to taste

Grate cucumber. Place in a colander and sprinkle lightly with salt. Let stand 30 minutes to pull out the excess water. Rinse and press dry between layers of paper towel. Whisk the yogurt smooth. Stir in vinegar, grated cucumber, garlic, and dill. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover and chill several hours. Serve chilled with chunks of pita bread. Brush a little oil on the pita bread and then fry them in the frying pan. Serve the pita bread warm if desired.