An Intimate Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is usually a time to gather with family and friends, but sometimes it’s nice to have a more intimate gathering with just your “better half”, or a few friends at home. Since Tatjana is working in London, and I just had a fabulous week… Keep Reading »

Turkey Meatballs in Marinara Sauce

Lighten and brighten the norm with a surprising hint of sweetness from golden raisins in your ground turkey or chicken meatballs. No one will be saying, “where’s the beef,”and all will be clamoring for seconds…. Keep Reading »

Turkey Tenders with Pears, Sweet Potatoes & Maple-Cider Reduction

Perfect for smaller Thanksgiving celebrations, plus this recipe is a lighter, healthier alternative to the Thanksgiving classics.
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The World Tour of Leftover Turkey

Thanksgiving dinner tastes great on the night, but you should use a little creativity when recycling the leftovers to avoid Thanksgiving overkill. I try to take my taste buds on a mini world tour to keep it interesting. No odes to leftover here – your… Keep Reading »

Istanbul: Art, Music, History, and Food

Astrid Wyman, Andy Taylor, Julie Anne Rhodes, Steve Strange, and Francesca Thyssen

I did have a fabulous trip planned this week to visit one of my favorite people on the planet (my philanthropic, larger than life, visionary friend Francesca Thyssen), in an exotic land I’ve yet… Keep Reading »