General guidelines for Potluck Supper
1) Bring your own chair if you can. Also silverware and plate (old WBCCI tradition is a divided cafeteria tray, but that is unimportant - many bring a stack of paper plates so they can pig out, bury the evidence and start over)
2) If you don't like to cook, volunteer to bring cups and drinks, soft drinks and hard drinks.
3) If it's a big rally, don't bring more than 6 servings... when there's only six or seven attendees like we're having? I'm cooking in a dutch oven so it's going to be enough to feed the multitudes. Ask me for leftovers - it won't hurt my feelings.
4) post what you're planning to bring - no one wants 5 jello molds at a pot luck
5) if you're a vegan, vegetarian, lactose intolerant, observe kosher, or have a severe food allergy, please come and bring your own meal. We still want the pleasure of your company and conversation. And heck, at one of these things I found out that some vegan foods are dee-lish!
6) When in doubt bring an "assemble it yourself" dish. A mini salad bar with lettuce and four to six add-ins is great.
7) if you like baklava (sp?) or hummis, or sheeps eye stew - bring it on, but label it for the unadventurous
8) pre-cutting servings of cakes and pies is a good idea
9) wearing loose belts is another good idea.
Below is an area to add on what you're bringing
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Paula - Cannolini & Meatballs
Starch/Fiber Side Dish
See you there soon. Paula