Chicken Chalupas – Made in Adana

Chicken Chalupa Dinner

This week’s Made in Adana Recipe for Chicken Chalupas is from page 243 of the “I Need Help in Turkey Cookbook.”  I was very happy with how this recipe turned out, it was really tasty, something a little different, and all of us loved it. Here’s how I made it.  Note that the recipe below, … Continue reading

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies – Made in Adana

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Today’s made in Adana is not from the “I Need Help in Turkey” cookbook, but rather an adaptation of an AllRecipes.com recipe.  We’re heading out for our first weekend at the summer house tomorrow and needed a snack for the kids to eat on the way.  For a sweet snack that’s not … Continue reading

Chicken Parmesan – Made in Adana

This week’s Made in Adana recipe is a Chicken Parmesan from page 231 of the I Need Help in Turkey Cookbook.  I made this today, and following these instructions couldn’t have been much easier.  The shopping list is at the bottom of the page, but you can see the ingredients here. This is how it’s … Continue reading

Sweet Red Pepper Salad

Sweet Red Pepper Salad This week’s Made in Adana Recipe is another easy, healthy dish, that could really impress.  It’s called Sweet Red Pepper Salad  and is from page 144 of the “I Need Help in Turkey Cookbook”. I don’t know what it is about red peppers.  In America, it always seems that red bell … Continue reading

Quiche (easier than you think) – Made in Adana

Quiche (easier than you think) – Made in Adana This week’s Made in Adana recipe is a day late.  Sorry for that.  This week’s recipe is Quiche from page 98 of the I Need Help in Turkey Cookbook.  My sister Laura fixed it for breakfast on Easter morning and it was the perfect food for … Continue reading

Whole Grain Pancake Recipe from Scratch – Made in Adana

Whole Grain Pancake Recipe from Scratch Made in Adana This week’s Made in Adana recipe is a bit of a detour from the “I Need Help in Turkey Cookbook.”  We’ve made these pancakes at least 2 times a week for the last 6 months. Rana and I love it, the kids love it, and it’s … Continue reading

Best Ever Meatloaf – Made in Adana

Best Ever Meat Loaf – Made in Adana. Adapted from page 180 of The “I Need Help in Turkey” Cookbook. Rana made this meat loaf and it turned out amazing.  She made one mistake; she cooked it a few hours before dinner time and we left it in the oven over the afternoon, so it … Continue reading

Cream of Tomato Soup – Made in Adana

Cream of Tomato Soup is this week’s Made in Adana recipe.  Rana made this last week and it was delicious, and surprisingly easy, not to mention very healthy. Here’s how she made it.  (adapted from the recipe on page 134 of “The I Need Help in Turkey Cookbook”) Step 1: Chop up and sauté one … Continue reading

Easy Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

Homemade Macaroni and Cheese Made in Adana When I first came to Turkey back in 2003, I read a few “things to bring to Turkey” lists.  Most of the lists said to bring the “cheese” packets from Kraft Mac & Cheese.  Well, I can’t imagine what they put in those  “Cheese” packets, but I’m sure … Continue reading

Cream of Broccoli Soup – Made in Adana

Cream of Broccoli Soup – Made in Adana This Wednesday’s Made in Adana recipe is Cream of Broccoli Soup.  In these lingering days of Adana winter, the soup still tastes great even though it’s not cold anymore and the broccoli is bountiful in the markets.  I recorded a video today showing off the recipe and … Continue reading