Table@Home: An ad hoc Thanksgiving
The door is open, we say. Paul and I agree upon this Thanksgiving ... Yes, it’s unfussiness at its best. Our Thanksgiving day is mostly a slow, lazy one. Kids are encouraged to go outside. We eat olives and cheese and nuts and linger over glasses of ...
Mastering turkey math
The following roasting time estimates are based on a stuffed turkey cooked at 325 F ... so plan ahead if your bird needs to share the space. Using a convection oven? They are great at browning, but require heating or timing adjustments.
Holiday Food Safety Tips to Avoid the Wrong Kind of Food Coma
Few people want to dwell on the topic of food-borne illnesses, particularly now, during a season so enjoyably and emphatically food focused. But when it comes to the annual November exercise of giving thanks around the table, certainly most people will put ...
When Thanksgiving and Hanukkah Collide
Latkes are no more authentic to the origin story of Hanukkah than pumpkin pie is to the first Thanksgiving, so why not play with both holiday traditions? The original Hanukkah pancake, as Gil Marks notes in the “Encyclopedia of Jewish Food ...
Bottling flavored vinegar is easy
Homemade flavored ... doing this with bottles of oil because by the time they were safe the herbs would be cooked to mush, the flavors would be completely changed and the oils might have become darkened from the heat. So we at home have to ...