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Mangerie, Istanbul

The last week in August, and I’m back in Turkey with friends. We had a quick, one-day stop-over in Istanbul… Ali had meetings, so Michelle and I decided to spend the day having a long lunch at Mangerie in Bebek, overlooking the Bosphoros. 165 more words

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Kale Salad with Peanut Dressing

Kale Salad with Peanut Dressing


  Adapted from Creme de la Crumb

Prep time: 15 min     Total time: 15 min     Serves: 4

Ingredients… 82 more words


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Because the Hubs and I are really, really working hard on being smart about what we eat, we are eating a lot of non red meat items, i.e. 97 more words


Apricot-Orange Congealed Salad

Apricot-Orange Congealed Salad

8 oz. can crushed pineapple, with juice
small package orange jello (sugar-free is fine)
3/4 cup sugar (may reduce the amount)

Combine the first two ingredients in a 3-qt. 70 more words




This recipe was my maternal grandmother’s and is a tradition at holidays. It was my brother’s task to crack the nut—a job he relished—and we were often recruited to peel the coconut as well. 453 more words


Pecan Crusted Chicken Salad

Pecan crusted chicken salad

To make chicken:
For each serving, allow half a boneless skinless chicken breast. Place chicken breasts between sheets of plastic wrap on a sturdy wooden board and hammer thin with a meat pounder. 105 more words


Recipe: Paper-thin veggies make better, more creative summer salads

By J.M. Hirsch, AP Food Editor

Want to build a better salad? Think thin.

This summer, I fell in love with my mandoline, that paddle-shaped kitchen gadget that with back-and-forth swipes lets you easily and quickly render produce to paper-thin slices. 688 more words