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New England Cranberry Bog

fresh cranberries

While most Americans are preparing for some cranberry sauce this Thursday, I thought I’d share some photos from my visit to a cranberry bog last month.  There are many independent cranberry growers in the Eastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod area, most of which are open for visitors to purchase fresh berries or for tours.  I stopped by Flax Pond Farm, just west of Plymouth and enjoyed learning about the cranberry harvest. Read more

A New Food in Turkey

Ambrosia Cafe, Grand Bazaar, Istanbul

Ambrosia Cafe, Grand Bazaar, Istanbul

We stopped at a small cafe in the Istanbul Grand Bazaar to recharge with afternoon baklava and tea.  I have no idea where it is located in the market*, but there were textile shops around it – not like that narrows things down.  The cafe was clearly run by a father and son who were amused by our fragmented Turkish.  The baklava were incredibly good which made me glad we ordered two and hadn’t shared.  My apple tea was dried apple pieces prepared in a French Press which tasted like rich apple cider after it had steeped.

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