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United States of Mmmerica: Cuisine of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of the biggest holidays in the United States, commemorating the fall harvest and kicking off the holiday season with a feast to acknowledge our appreciation for everything we have. The modern Thanksgiving celebration’s secular nature makes it a holiday all Americans can enjoy. Though today’s traditional Thanksgiving feast is a departure from [...]

Tongues of the World: Turkish

Overview: Turkish, which is spoken in much of Turkey and Cyprus as well as in neighboring countries, is the primary language of the Turkic language family that spans much of Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Within that, it is also a part of the Oghuz sub-branch of Turkic languages, which all belong to the proposed [...]