Too Tired for Turkey Tonight, but I may be inspired for the Trash Can Turkey

In Turkey for a week, and today I am too tired to do Turkish cooking. It may be Chinese pick up tonight. Oh well, some days are like that and to be totally honest, that strawberry milkshake I had at 4:00 pm today probably did it. Stay tuned for the Spinach casserole but all is…

Bean Salad-Turkishly Tantalizing

Simply the best. In the last post, I hinted that Turkish cuisine has Far East influences and Mediterranean improvisation. I would like to interject here that I am not good at improvisation or crafting something out of nothing. I admit I have to follow a recipe and I do not like re-inventing the wheel. When…

Let’s talk Turkey

  This is Turkey! It’s Around the World to Turkey. Bulgaria, Armenia, Greece, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Syria, Iran and Iraq. What do all these countries have in common with Turkey? They all border the country Turkey and can you imagine  ALL the food influences that Turkish food will feature? This is our last whirlwind “trip” in…