Boston Blatte

Raised in Boston, remade in Sweden

Thanksgiving Stockholm Style: Any which way you choose.

My 6kg (12.5lb) turkey was delivered on Thanksgiving Day.
turkey
It’s a regular work day here in Sweden. American Thanksgiving doesn’t exist in Sweden (no surprise there) but Americans carrying on the tradition of Thanksgiving does exist.

Some of my American friends did Thanksgiving Day up right and even took the day off from work to celebrate on the day. Our family normally postpone to either the Friday or Saturday. This year I’m hosting for the first time in a long time this Saturday night. We’re a little gathering of Swedish/American families who have been bonded more as a variation of family rather than mere friends. Some things bind people who normally would probably not ever have gotten to know one another.

There is one thing I’m particularly thankful for this Thanksgiving. I am thankful that I can afford the 95kr/kg ($6.50/lb) price tag of that darn bird.

Doing up Thanksgiving in Stockholm costs and wing and a drumstick. Good thing we don’t do bird for Christmas.

Happy Thanksgiving to those here and there.

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