Archive | May, 2013

Strawberry Mint Lemonade

Is there anything more delicious than fresh lemonade? I agree with you. No, no there is not. The other day I had several lemons, some strawberries and a good deal of fresh mint staring at me and begging me to make something out of them. Initially I was just going to make lemonade with honey […]

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Some Signs you are on your way to Going Native

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1) Ayran is your preferred beverage of choice. 2) When choosing between a latte and Turkish coffee you chose Turkish coffee. 3) When going out to eat you no longer think, “Hmm, Italian, Thai, Indian, Turkish” but rather think, “Hmm, Adana Kebab, çöp şiş kebab, beyti kebab, iskender kebab, urfa kebab, etc.” 4) If you […]

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Am I Going Native?

On Friday night my husband and I had a date night in. We ordered Papa John’s Pizza, and I was in charge of going to our favorite local pastanesi, Yavuz Pastanesi, to pick out some yummy desserts to share. Additionally, I was to pick up beverages. For my husband, that one is a no brainer. […]

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Iced Coffee? Yes, yes please.

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Well, this weather isn’t wickedly hot, but my morning coffee isn’t as pleasant as it was in the cold days of January. I decided to do something about it, and giving it up wasn’t not the direction I was about to take. Instead, I made iced coffee. After I whipped up some coffee I decided […]

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Istanbul Energy Bites

Please do yourself a favor and make these today. I did. I was craving a sweet, energizing treat, but there was no way I was going to turn on the oven! I made some homemade peanut butter and thought this would be just the treat to make with my fresh peanut butter. No-Bake Energy Bites […]

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