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Expert Tips for the Best Brownies of Your Life

Brownies are one of the easiest and most pantry-friendly baking recipes around, but there are a lot of ways to make them: chewy, cakey, fudgy. And to get what you want, you need to know how specific...

Alternative Feta for Yotam Ottolenghi's Baked Minty Rice with Feta, Olive and Pomegranate

by MSK 4 months ago

BA’s editor’s blog rates this as her Go-to potluck dish! From his Simple cookbook, I agree that it is easy to prepare, interesting to taste, lovely to look at and not difficult to produce consisten...

for a potluck: mac & cheese or scalloped potatoes?

by prima 6 years ago

I'll be attending a potluck with around 45 attendees. I've narrowed my dish down to mac & cheese or scalloped potatoes. Would you take mac & cheese or scalloped potatoes? Just curious what you...

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Help requested re rice for a potluck

by salemjan 2 years ago

I am charged with taking rice to an event for about 16 people. I have a small rice cooker that will not be able to keep up with the demand. Would it work for me to make multiple pots of rice and ...

Thanksgiving Community Potluck, Nov 28, Sonoma Wine Shop (Sebastopol)

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by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

"12th Thanksgiving Community Potluck November 28 Hours 12-7 pm more or less! Each year, meekk & Bryan open the wine club all day to host this community potluck. Bring a dish and share a dish....

Going to a Pot Luck

by twodales2 2 years ago

We've been invited to a casual evening with friends. There will be around 16 people. The Hostess is providing chicken and broccoli casseroles and a salad. People have offered to bring the fol...

Vegan Potluck

by walker 2 years ago

I might be going to a vegan potluck soon (I'm not vegan) and am trying to think of something to make that is easy to transport and doesn't need to be kept warm. Homemade hummus is a possibility bu...

Dish Ideas for a Potluck Appetizer Supper

by herby 2 years ago

I am going on a week-long retreat with a group of 14 ladies and on the fifth evening the plan is to have an appetizer supper where everyone will contribute a dish. So far the contributions are pump...

Appetizer/Antipasti for an Italian potluck dinner

by spaetzle 14 years ago

Hey there, I'm looking for a recipe for an Italian starter to bring to an Italian potluck dinner I'm going to next weekend. We're actually having 2 potlucks, one dinner will feature more Friulia...

Calling All Caterers: Help w/Christmas Potluck Item - Transport, Hold, Serve Advice

by cheereeo 3 years ago

I’m bringing Asian chicken meatballs in a coconut curry lime sauce and rice to my sisters’ for her Christmas buffet. She does not have oven space obviously. My plan was to cook everything at my h...

I'm a Potluck FAILURE

by janetms383 13 years ago

I try so hard. Research recipes, try to please the majority of palates and whatever dish I bring in is usually unpopular! Now I'm organizing a potluck for Thanksgiving. I want "holiday" type dis...

Transporting Spiral Ham

by pumpkinspice 3 years ago

I have a 12 lbs spiral ham to bring to a potluck this weekend (amongst other things). We will arrive around 3PM and likely eat around 6. I won’t be able to monopolize the oven to cook this thin...

Potluck Safety

by Cassie_2018 3 years ago

We often have potlucks at work that last all day so everyone has a chance to eat during staggered breaks. Crockpots typically keep food warm for 8-10 hours with regular stirring, moisture checks, ...

Organizing a Pot luck

by farthing 3 years ago

I threw my first Pot Luck (for 17) and it was such a success, I'd like to do it again but I'd like to perfect my technique. How to streamline the process? Do you choose the date first? Do you s...

International Potluck Suggestions

by TastyReuben 5 years ago

I've got to make something for an international potluck at work, and I'm getting stumped because of all the restrictions. I hope some of you here can help. Here's what I'm working with: 1. ...

Need new ideas for camping potluck side dish

by bjd001 6 years ago

I'm looking for ideas for a new side dish to bring to a potluck dinner on a camping trip. I will make it at my campsite and then drive it to the potluck location (maybe 10 minutes), where it will ...

International Dinner Pot-Luck

by Emmalilly 5 years ago

Hello! I'm hoping for a few ideas or inspiration. My friend is having an international pot luck where everyone brings a dish (entrée, main or dessert) from or inspired by another country (we live i...

Potluck buffet for an orchestra

by jsbc78 4 years ago

I'm in charge of planning a meal for an orchestra in February. I've been informed by the manager that one of the musicians is a pescatarian. I'm wondering if I make fish tacos (our fav recipe uses ...

Office Thanksgiving potluck ideas please!

by chitodc 12 years ago

My office is having its annual Thanksgiving potluck, and in past years I've kinda copped out and brought store-bought stuff, but this year I have a lovely brand new kitchen and I'd love to make som...

Pre-baking hasselback potatoes

by LL3786 4 years ago

Does anyone have advice on how to turn hasselback potatoes into a stunning potluck dish? I live an hour from the party, so don’t want to complete the dish at home, only to have it sit for 3 hours u...

POTATO SALAD – Home Cooking Dish of the Month, July 2017

by masha 4 years ago

Welcome to the reporting thread for our July Dish of the Month. This month we will be preparing Potato Salad. We had a very lively nominations thread, but ultimately Potato Salad won in a lan...