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The Food Lab: How to Make Adana Kebabs (Turkish Ground Lamb Kebabs)

I ate a lot of good things when I was in Istanbul last winter—eggs scrambled with tomatoes and chilies, flatbreads topped with cheese and eggs, teeny tiny dumplings served with yogurt and sumac—but kebabs, made with juicy lamb meat molded around flat metal skewers and grilled over live coals were the kind of thing that even at their worst, were still pretty freaking awesome. Here's how to make them at their best. More

Adana Kebabs (Ground Lamb Kebabs)

I ate a lot of good things when I was in Istanbul last winter—eggs scrambled with tomatoes and chilies, flatbreads topped with cheese and eggs, teeny tiny dumplings served with yogurt and sumac—but kebabs, made with juicy lamb meat molded around flat metal skewers and grilled over live coals were the kind of thing that even at their worst, were still pretty freaking awesome. Here's how to make them at their best. More

Snapshots From Turkey: Kenji's Best Bites From Istanbul

Modern Turkish cuisine has the slow-cooked meaty stews and hearty beans of Central Asian and Caucasian cuisine, the warm spices of Middle Eastern cuisine, and the ingredient-forward influence of the Mediterranean, all mixed up and combined with the refined technique of Ottoman and Western European kitchens. The result is a very food-centric culture with a dizzyingly wide range of ingredients, techniques, and flavors. And in Istanbul, you can get a LOT of it. Here are some of the best things I ate. More

22 Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Eating Thanksgiving leftovers for days on end is enough to drive even the most turkey-enthused over the edge. From effortless stratas and salads to Asian-inspired soups and stir-fries, bring some variety to the table with these 22 leftover-friendly recipes. Jump to one below or click through the slideshow for more inspiration! More

Make-Ahead Turkey and Egg Strata

In thinking about make-ahead Thanksgiving and holiday leftovers, a strata is a veritable no-brainer. Once the dinner plates have been cleared, you can assemble this in 5 minutes flat. The following day, you'll have brunch waiting in your fridge ready to be baked off—once everyone's appetite has returned. More

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