This has been one of those months that has been fast and slow at the same time. I feel a little bit like November has been here forever but when I write down the date I’m not sure how it … Continue reading → The post Cinnamon Rubbed Roasted Turkey Breast appeared first on Set the Table ....more
Don't Wash Your Turkey. It Could Kill You!
You know what's even a worse Thanksgiving fail than politics at the dinner table, salt in the pie instead of sugar, or being stuck in #Snovember?
According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 6 Americans get food poisoning each year. That's 48 million people. 128,000 hospital visits. 3,000 deaths. Whoa.
Thanksgiving at my house has always been a very non-traditonal affair; neither Erlend's immediate family or mine really celebrates Thanksgiving, so we've been left to make up our own traditions. Slowly but surely, we're starting to build up a repertoire of Thanksgiving customs — for instance, for the last three years, we've roasted a duck instead of the traditional turkey and I've made momofuku's crispy roasted brussel sprouts with fish sauce vinaigrette.And although the menu is starting to settle, the company seems to be ever-changing. Three years ago, we celebrated with Erlend's family in Littleton, Colorado ....more
Other than the turkey, I think we can all agree that Thanksgiving is all about the pies. Fruit pies, cream pies, and my favorite of all times, peanut butter pies. This isn’t a time for cookies and cakes, it is all about a flaky pastry dough filled with sugar glazed fruit ....more
Thanksgiving is here! I’m so grateful to be spending the week with my parents. We’ll drive up to Indiana to be with grandparents and my large extended family on Thursday and I’m giddy with anticipation ....more