Food for Spring 2014 Plant Swap

ourhighlandhomeMarch 16, 2014

Any ideas? Mexican, Italian, Southern country/soul-food, pot-luck, or other? We've tried them all. Time to start planning.....

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elfs_garden(7a)

I like mexican.

    Bookmark   March 18, 2014 at 1:10PM
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alabamanicole(7b)

How about local food, showcasing some of the great produce, dairy and meat that is grown and raised in Alabama?

    Bookmark   March 18, 2014 at 7:57PM
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madabouteu(8A - central Alabama)

As long as the theme is appropriate - instead of my usual green tomato bread, I could make sweet and hot baked beans. Opinions? It has baked beans, bacon, onion, lots of brown sugar.

    Bookmark   March 18, 2014 at 10:06PM
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plantman71(7b/8a)

I like soul food or pot luck'

    Bookmark   March 18, 2014 at 10:29PM
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mws366(8a)

i will bring my home made pimiento/cheese spread with bread and crackers that everyone seemed to like last time.
also, some extra drinks and ice.

wayne

    Bookmark   April 13, 2014 at 7:06AM
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madabouteu(8A - central Alabama)

We need a consensus - any theme yet?

    Bookmark   April 13, 2014 at 10:00AM
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catbird(z7 AL)

If by Mexican food you mean hot peppers, I'll just bring my own lunch. I lean more toward salads and hot dogs/hamburgers or lots of good assemble-your-own-sandwich ingredients (I can bring ham and homemade bread). We may need to give our great grill chef a year off and skip the hamburger/hot dog option.

    Bookmark   April 14, 2014 at 3:32PM
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browneyedsusan_gw(8a)

I second Alice's idea of sandwiches. I will bring cheese, lettuce and tomatoes, for the sandwiches, and a dessert.

Susan

    Bookmark   April 15, 2014 at 5:24PM
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madabouteu(8A - central Alabama)

If we go with sandwich fixings, how about I bring some pastrami, some corned beef? Someone else could bring more bread, another the mayo and mustard.

    Bookmark   April 15, 2014 at 6:57PM
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ourhighlandhome

Thanks for the time off, Alice ;-)

I'll bring plenty of chips (fat-free, kettle-cooked and regular Golden Flake), Claussen mini dill pickles, banana peppers and Golden Greek Pepperoncini (avoid these, Alice!), Heinz mayonnaise and French's mustard.

    Bookmark   April 15, 2014 at 9:49PM
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catbird(z7 AL)

Nelson: It's just a one-year sabbatical.

    Bookmark   April 15, 2014 at 11:07PM
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plantman71(7b/8a)

I will bring bread, paper towels, plates, forks, potato salad, and a drink

    Bookmark   April 27, 2014 at 11:22PM
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elfs_garden(7a)

I will bring brownie, cookies, and coleslaw.

    Bookmark   April 29, 2014 at 9:47AM
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madabouteu(8A - central Alabama)

I had suggested bringing sliced pastrami and corned beef for sandwiches, they are my favorites, but I'm being selfish. What would y'all like?

    Bookmark   May 3, 2014 at 9:24PM
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ourhighlandhome

Kenneth,

Bring them! Nothing selfish at all about sharing food. Is anyone bringing bread? And is there a particular kind that goes best with "deli" sandwiches?

    Bookmark   May 3, 2014 at 10:04PM
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plantman71(7b/8a)

Nelson, I said I would bring bread. What kind do you want?

    Bookmark   May 3, 2014 at 10:44PM
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red50(7b)

It is difficult to see what is still needed. I will some bottled water, cups, ice, more bread, chopped onion, & tuna salad. My daughter is making a dessert.
Joyce

    Bookmark   May 9, 2014 at 7:18AM
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catbird(z7 AL)

I had posted above that I'd bring some home made bread. It will be whole wheat -- and good.

    Bookmark   May 9, 2014 at 2:02PM
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alabamanicole(7b)

I'll bring some veggies for snacking and adding to sandwiches, and some ham.

    Bookmark   May 9, 2014 at 2:51PM
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madabouteu(8A - central Alabama)

This morning I got sliced meats for sandwiches - corned beef, pastrami, Black Forest ham, and honey maple turkey. Half a pound each.

    Bookmark   May 9, 2014 at 3:07PM
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elfs_garden(7a)

I will not have the cookies.. but will have Brownies and coleslaw.

    Bookmark   May 9, 2014 at 9:31PM
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madabouteu(8A - central Alabama)

Brownies? Yum - dibs!

    Bookmark   May 9, 2014 at 9:37PM
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