The Colors of the Rainbow

From time to time I am asked what I miss the most from the States.  Today, I realized I miss the colors of the rainbow. Turkey is chock full of Turks.  They come in varying colors, dark skin and dark hair, blonde hair and light skin.  I've even met some red heads. But it's just... Continue Reading →

Pickled Beets & Apple Salad Recipe

A few days ago, I was hungry, wanted something healthy, and I didn't want to go to the grocery store.  I looked in the refrigerator and saw three jars of pickled beets and fruit.  Thinking I should start eating them, I searched the internet for recipes and came upon many recipes for beets with apples.... Continue Reading →

A Day in Assos

I must give my apologies to you, my readers.  I sometimes leave you hanging. . . You may recall the posts I did back in September after a four day trip to Çanakkale.  Unfortunately, these types of posts, with lots of photos, are very time consuming.  So once again, I never got to the last day... Continue Reading →

The Best of 2012 Ankara Style

2012.  What a year.  Here's a look back at some of my better blog posts, one from each month.  I left out the recipes and restaurant reviews - although there were some goodies there! January, Keeping Up Appearances - How I learned to cover up. February, Junking - Comparing Turkey and the U.S. and my... Continue Reading →

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