Now Make This: Dark Meat Turkey Cacciatore Recipe

Braised dark meat turkey in a savory tomato sauce
Nov 19, 2013 5:00 pm
turkey cacciatore recipe
Photo: Mark Shaw

If this is the year you put your foot down and declare that no turkey will be roasted whole in your house, make sure you have this recipe to protect you against the naysayers. I made this Thanksgiving turkey cacciatore in honor of those who spring for the dark meat, not for fans of that awesome famous dry white meat that keeps everyone coming back for more (gravy). Ever had turkey dripping–infused cacciatore sauce over fresh pasta? This is the year to start. 

Grilled Tamarind Turkey Burgers Recipe

Southeast Asian flavors come together on the grill
Aug 7, 2013 4:00 pm
Photo: Jason Snyder

Liz Neumark of The Sylvia Center at Katchkie Farm in upstate New York teaches children how to grow, harvest and prepare healthy, natural, local food. Sylvia's Table, their cookbook released today, is full of the Center's greatest hits. These easy, flavorful turkey burgers are a light alternative to heavier grilled meats and will be devoured by kids and adults alike.

Kumpir: A Hot Potato From Istanbul

Turkey's crazy street food never ceases to amaze
Dec 10, 2012 12:31 pm

Thanks to our editorial intern Laila, we've been pretty solidly educated on the glories of the various kinds of Middle Eastern street food she grew up with. First she brought Turkey's wet burger to our attention. Then we learned about koshary, the most delicious way to feed the most people with the least effort, via Egypt's Rachael Ray. Now with knowledge of kumpir — a specialty in Ortaköy, Istanbul — I'll attempt to reinvent the baked potato. Or at least use up a lot of leftovers all at once.

10 Ways The World Eats After Partying All Night At The Club

Very late night eats in Tel Aviv, Miami, Bangkok
Dec 4, 2012 10:01 am

All the global clubbing capitals have them — those beloved local spots that provide a place to relax and refuel after a long night (slash morning) on the dance floor. From duck noodles to for Turkish köfte, here’s a guide on what to eat — and where to eat it — in the world’s best cities for nightlife.

10 Recipes For Those Last Turkey Leftovers

You know you have some. They're still good.
Nov 25, 2012 1:00 pm

But not for much longer (it's down to the wire), so throw together a final Thanksgiving hurrah for Sunday dinner using our favorite and more importantly logical recipes/loose concepts. We definitely replaced the work "turkey" with "chicken" for some of them. And then let's all talk about normal food for a while.

Video: Just Put The F'ing Turkey In The Oven

Turkey sucks, grandma said so. Amen, girl.
Nov 22, 2012 2:46 pm

Watch the first 10 seconds of this video, and you'll know this is the lady you want making your turkey today. Tante Marie keeps it realer than we've ever seen on Thanksgiving. So let's all rely on gravy, cranberries and Pinot Noir together, and if you still haven't gotten the f*cking bird in the oven, we hope you enjoy eating it at 10 p.m. 

Last-Minute Thanksgiving Advice In Infographic Form

Tomorrow's the big day. Are you ready?
Nov 21, 2012 4:31 pm

Looks like we're not the only ones obsessed with food and design. The blog Insatiable is completely devoted to the subject, and even created a snazzy infographic about Thanksgiving that they've offered to share through Food Republic. Thanks, indeed! Now pass the turkey...

Roasted Pear, Feta, Watercress And Hazelnut Salad Recipe

An earthy Middle Eastern fall salad recipe
Nov 20, 2012 5:31 pm
Photo: Leanne Kitchen

The typical Turkish diet relies heavily on a variety of vegetables and these are prepared in such a way as to leave them tasting deeply and unforgettably of little but themselves. Try this pear, feta, watercress and hazelnut salad as a first course at your next holiday or special occasion meal. 


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