Potluck Dinners

Potluck Dinners Group Topic


SugarGrace
Mrs D SugarGrace - Feb 2, 2012

My thoughts on potlucks

When I was growing up my daddy was a preacher so we attended many a potluck dinner on Sunday afternoons. The ladies preparing the food were small town cooks and they knew what they were doing and they took potluck cooking very seriously. I'm proud to say that that same mindset was drilled into me and now I'm never more in my element than when cooking for a church potluck. I always remember the rules my mother taught me about potluck cooking. 1) Too much is always better than not enough and 2) Always prepare and take enough food to feed your whole family plus two more people. If everyone does that, then you know there will always be enough food to feed the crowd.

So it is with this love of cooking for potlucks I created this group. Happy cooking everyone!!


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    Annette W. greeneyez - Feb 4, 2012
    GREAT idea Sugar. I love potlucks. For me it's 2 things. One, I love coming up with a recipe so good or maybe something not quite the norm that people will really enjoy or rave about and two, I love to see and try all the different things that others bring. I have some great recipes for potlucks in my recipe file. Check them out if you get a chance. I have tested MANY of them on potlucks. In fact, we have a game playing, potluck group we go to once a month. I'm going to LOVE this group...lol
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    Mrs D SugarGrace - Feb 4, 2012
    Oh I love trying to take something a bit unexpected too. And then trying new dishes at the potluck and trying to figure out what's in them and how they're made, lol! Your potluck group sounds like fun ~ thanks for joining! :-)
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    Bob Wakeman Bigcatfish - Feb 4, 2012
    I do a lot of potluck cooking for church to this day.And i am always looking for new ideas. I just know i'll find some through you great cooks.
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    Joyce Newman 1Artsy1 - Feb 9, 2012
    I love potluck dinners and I love to make casserole dishes! This group sounds perfect!
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    Karla Babin leapyearbaby - Feb 11, 2012
    I need all the help I can get with Potluck ideas for our church. Also if anyone has any ideas about organizing potluck dinners, I am all ears. Our church could use a few new ideas. Thanks for starting this discussion.