Appetizers & Snacks

Turkish Cerkez Tavugu (Chicken with Walnuts)

One of my favorite aspects of Turkish cuisine is the use of nuts in both sweet and savory recipes. In the United States, we typically use nuts on for snacking or in desserts so when walnuts [...]

Turkish Sigara Boregi With Minced Meat

Sigara boregi literally translates to 'cigarette pastry', a shape common in Turkey and filled with either sweet or savory mixtures. The cigarette shape is familiar to me as I have made egg rolls, lumpia, and spring [...]

Turkish Ispanakli Gozleme: Spinach-Filled Flat Bread

This versatile flat bread (gozleme) is common to many parts of Turkey and is often made at home but can also be found in cafes. Creamy spinach wrapped by grilled flat bread -- sound delicious? I [...]

Turkish Sweet Potato & Apricot Rolls

This past week I've had a craving for Turkish food. The interesting twist is that I'm not all that familiar with food from Turkey. In my mind, I think of it as being warm, savory and [...]

Frozen Grapes: a refreshing snack

Although our hot Summer weather is nearly over, the past two weeks have been up near 100F. Working from home has its advantages but when the heat kicks in ... it can be less than ideal [...]

Chili-Lime Pickled String Beans

This recipe takes me back to my childhood when my great-grandmother would make me pickled beans. I loved the tangy flavor and how the green beans were like tart and tender french fries. She would make [...]

Watermelon Salsa

And, to conclude my week of watermelon, a savory take on the classic salsa. Although I paired it with some chips, this salsa would go nicely with a piece of grilled fish or other seafood. It's [...]

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