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What Would You Do??

Davwud | Jan 2, 2009 06:10 AM

Hey Hounds

So here's the thing. How do you keep yourself safe and not offend anyone.

My in-laws have no concept of food safety. When I visit I try to do all the cooking and try to keep things as fresh and safe as possible. It doesn't always work as I found out on Monday but that's another story.

So this morning I awoke to the smell of onions cooking on the stove. I knew that meant my FIL decided to cook breakfast. I also knew that two things would be included in this breakfast. First of all, yesterday afternoon he cooked some potatoes. After they're cooked, he drains the water and they live on the stove until consumed. Secondly, he has ham in the fridge. We've been down here a week and it was there before we got here. I haven't had any intention of eating it because I don't know how long it's been in there. It's been over a week now.

If I don't eat it my FIL will be upset. If I do, my stomach will be upset (And/or worse).

So how would you handle this??


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