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Chocolate Red Wine Cupcakes with Turkish Cherry Frosting

Chocolate Red Wine Cupcakes with Turkish Cherry Frosting

Baking, and let’s be honest, eating baked goods, is truly something I love to do. Whether it’s a potluck lunch at work or dinner at a friend’s house, I’m always more than thrilled to volunteer to bring dessert.  So, when our friends invited us to stay with them […]

Panzanella Salad with Whole Wheat Bread and Tomatoes

Panzanella Salad with Whole Wheat Bread and Tomatoes

We are finally approaching one of our favorite times of the year, tomato season!  All year long we wait for the much too short period of Summer where tomatoes are just perfectly ripe and full of flavor.  I don’t know about you, but in our […]

Mom’s Lemon Cake

Mom’s Lemon Cake

Usually, chocolate is my go to for dessert.  I’ll gladly choose a chocolate cake or mousse over just about any other dessert.  The one exception is this lemon cake.  This is a recipe of my Mom’s and it is a huge hit every time she […]

Rice Noodle Salad with Fresh Summer Vegetables

Rice Noodle Salad with Fresh Summer Vegetables

This rice noodle salad recipe is the result of trying to make some room in our small kitchen.  Any of you who have ever lived in a small apartment can understand the struggle of trying to fit everything you own into such a small space.  We’re […]

Sweet Potato Soup for a Rainy Spring Day

Sweet Potato Soup for a Rainy Spring Day

While the weather is starting to get consistently warmer, we still get a day or so each week that is chilly and rainy.  I know that sweet potato soup isn’t exactly the most seasonal recipe, but you know those breezy Spring days when you just […]

Scallops with Pesto Zucchini Noodles and Burst Tomatoes

Scallops with Pesto Zucchini Noodles and Burst Tomatoes

I’ll admit, I’m into the veggie noodle trend.  When I walk into the grocery store and see all of the beautiful veggie noodles lined up I just can’t pass them up.  Carrot noodles, beet noodles, turnip noodles, I’ll take them all!  As the weather gets […]

Chocolate Almond Egg White Cookies

Chocolate Almond Egg White Cookies

Do you ever have a kitchen disaster that just gets you down?  You’re all excited to make something, you know it’s going to be wonderful, and then it just doesn’t turn out right?  Well, that’s how these chocolate almond egg white cookies were developed.  It […]

Recipe: Mussels in Tomato Broth

Recipe: Mussels in Tomato Broth

Have you ever looked at the seafood counter at the store, thought about trying something new, but then chickened out and ordered the piece of fish that you’re more familiar cooking?  I did this quite a few times with mussels before deciding I was going […]

Nashville Round Up – Best Places to Eat and See

Nashville Round Up – Best Places to Eat and See

I strongly believe that the mark of a good trip is not wanting to leave, and that’s definitely how we felt about our recent trip to Nashville.  Mehmet recently had to go to Nashville for work for a few days, and I tagged along to check […]

Turkish Food in Philadelphia – Isot Mediterranean Cuisine

Turkish Food in Philadelphia – Isot Mediterranean Cuisine

Although nothing can beat the Turkish food we share with family and friends when we visit Istanbul, whenever we’re travelling we try to find a well rated Turkish restaurant in the area and give it a try.  During our weekend in Philadelphia we visited Isot […]