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Apricot Chicken Wings

Apricot-chicken

I made this recipe for Memorial Day Weekend coming up and for my friends who own Qui Tequila. If you haven’t tried Qui Tequila, you have to! I really only drink white wine (red wine stains your teeth ) but this tequila is so smooth and flavorful. It complements the sweetness of the apricots so […]

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Baked Zucchini Fritters (Mucver) with Preserved Lemon-Yogurt Sauce

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Zucchini fritters or Mucver are a Turkish specialty. I always enjoy them but they are usually fried so I was happy to come up with this tasty baked recipe. Just make sure that if zucchini mixture is too soft, just to add more flour. Once the zucchini is a strong mixture to create solid (not […]

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Antep Lamb Kofte with Pistachios

Antep-kofte

Antep Kofte is from a famous city in Turkey and it is famous for its pistachios! If you look at the picture, the pistachios are so green and vibrant! That’s what makes the city of Antep so known for its pistachios and they are super tasty. A recipe that originated from this city is the […]

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Honey Hummus with Cinnamon-Brown Sugar Pita Chips

Honey-hummus

This recipe at first sounds funny but trust me tahini in hummus and honey go amazing together! Tahini, which is roasted sesame seed paste, is the peanut butter of the Mediterranean. It is incredibly nutty and creamy. In fact, a popular snack in Lebanon is tahini with honey on pita (think pb and jelly). So […]

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Classic Cacik- Yogurt, Mint & Cucumber Salad

Classic-Cacik

Whenever I see fresh mint and cucumbers in my summer garden in Long Island, I immediately get inspired to make classic cacik, a popular Turkish summertime dish. Cacik is a yogurt and cucumber concoction with mint leaves, garlic, yogurt, cucumbers, olive oil and salt. Its such a perfect food for summer…refreshing yogurt, cool mint and […]

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