2012 N Central TX RU in Burleson-**Oct 6th ** - FOOD THREAD

Fort Worth, TX(Zone 8a)

Our favorite part of coming together!!! Food!

Please post exactly what you are bringing to avoid duplications. I will plug in the items as I am able. Just to make sure we have a little of everything I have put some suggestions down. Limited electrical hook-ups, so we can not cook items there.

We will be eating around 12:30 - 1:30p so unload food first as you come to the sign in table!
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Need these items:

Main courses: (Meat dishes, meat casseroles or Chili)
1. Chili (Perkoschilifarm)
2.
3. Ham (Sheila)

Veggie dishes: (Pasta/veggie dishes, beans, corn, potatoes etc.)
1. Rice & Veggie dish (Josephine)
2.
3.
4.

Salad dishes: (Green salad, veggie salads, & veggie trays)
1. Fruit / veggie trays (Sheila)
2.
3.

Breads
1. One Loaf bread?
2. One dozen Rolls?

Chips & Dips / pretzels etc.
1. Dennis chips and dip
2.
3.

Desserts: (We all know it’s sweets!)
1. Carmelita Oatmeal Bars (Stephanie)
2. Ginger Cookies (Carrie)
3.
4.
5.

Drinks: (only non-alcoholic allowed)

• Water one case (Sheila)

• Tea , coffee, and Lemonade (Sybil)

• One bag of ice (Sheila)

Note: Paper goods will be provided by Sybil.


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Josephine, Arlington, TX(Zone 8a)

I will bring the Brown rice and Vegetables casserole.
Josephine.

Fort Worth, TX(Zone 8a)

I will bring a dessert.

Milton, MA(Zone 6a)

I can bring a loaf of home-made bread machine bread, or two, but that's not good for sandwiches, it's just good. But I'm not sure if I can be there in time...maybe I should bring a dessert so it's less time-sensitive. Ginger cookies? Both? I have another potluck picnic earlier that day! But it's easy to throw an extra loaf into the bread-machine.

Fort Worth, TX(Zone 8a)

Stephanie...are you bringing cake, cookies, brownies or what?

Carrie...I will put you down for one loaf homemade bread, and ginger cookies. That way if you don't make it in time for us to enjoy the bread with the meal, we can eat cookies!

Will plug in the dish Josephine.

Fort Worth, TX(Zone 8a)

Yes. LOL I'm thinking of bringing Oatmeal Carmelitas which is a bar type dessert.

Fort Worth, TX(Zone 8a)

Yum!

Rancho Santa Rita, TX(Zone 8a)

wE WILL TRY FOR CHICKEN AGAIN ... Will pre-order this time
so mebbe they wont run out before we get there!

Also, agua de jamaica (hibiscus tea) and a dessert !

Carrie, so excjied to meet you !

Prosper, TX(Zone 8a)

I can do Chili

Fort Worth, TX(Zone 8a)

Got it down.....
BajaBlue....What type of dessert are you bringing?

Milton, MA(Zone 6a)

Gotcha, Sheila. One loaf of bread and one batch of ginger cookies. Can't wait to see everyone! Do people smoke?

Fort Worth, TX(Zone 8a)

Yes, some do, but just away from others and keep filters (but..s) picked up. LOL!

Josephine, Arlington, TX(Zone 8a)

Hey Guys, are we doing door prizes this time? I haven't heard a word about it.

Fort Worth, TX(Zone 8a)

Yes, and you are in charge of it!!! LOL! Please... I did put the Door Prize instructions in the first post of the attendance thread also.

Everyone: Please bring one door prize for each person in your party. Make it simple, low cost and garden related if possible. It can be a re-gift, usable item, or new. We have had many bring dried manure, potting soil, pots, books, gloves, and plants. We will assign a number to your name tag as you sign in. Later we will draw numbers at random for the gift held up. It will be yours if your number is call; unless you brought it or choose to switch with someone else later.

Josephine, Arlington, TX(Zone 8a)

O.K. We will do the door prizes, so please don't forget to bring one for every person in your group.

Caddo Mills, TX(Zone 8a)

I can bring two sandwich rings

Milton, MA(Zone 6a)

I am afraid we will get there too late to eat.... and reading this list of food is making me hungry!

Grapevine, TX(Zone 8a)

Too much is going on this week. I'm afraid that I won't be bringing anything homemade this time. Is there anything that we are particularly in need of that I can pick up at a grocery store?

Prosper, TX(Zone 8a)

Maybe some hot coffee for our cold bones...

Fort Worth, TX(Zone 8a)

Dennis, can you pick up some warmer weather for us?? LOL

Fort Worth, TX(Zone 8a)

Ok Tina, I will at those.

Dennis, anything will work. I think we are a bit sparce on a lot of things.

Sybil will have drinks and HOT coffee she says.

Carrie...we leave the food out and graze on it so there will be plenty left for you when you come. Just glad you will be there.

*******I will be sending out directions probably tomorrow (Thurs),
so make sure you are on the attendance thread!*******

Milton, MA(Zone 6a)

Today was the day I was supposed to make cookies. Oh well...I will grab a homemade pie at the place we're eating tonight. (I think I'll let them put it in a box!)

Fort Worth, TX(Zone 8a)

LOL! Store bought in fine too Carrie....hungry gardeners aren't picky. So glad you guys are coming!

Milton, MA(Zone 6a)

Me too!

Burleson, TX(Zone 8a)

Sheila, I will have coffee, tea and Crystal Lite.

Fort Worth, TX(Zone 8a)

Sounds great. I will throw in a case of water too. Will you have ice or do I for sure need to bring that too?

Grapevine, TX(Zone 8a)

I will bring chip and salsa.

Milton, MA(Zone 6a)

I wish I could bring something like hot baked potato or hot apple crisp or hot chocolate....but I'l probably end up grabbing something cold on the way. :( BUT WE'LL BE THERE.

Fort Worth, TX(Zone 8a)

That is more important!

I've got to catch fish and load them, then on the way. Stopping to pick up stuff too. I need to be there to help set up. We walked the dogs this morning and it isn't really bad at all.

Milton, MA(Zone 6a)

It was lovely to meet everybody--where are the pictures!!!?

Fort Worth, TX(Zone 8a)

LOL!! Naps are first order after a day of eating and greeting! I am sure we will start a photo thread soon.

It was most enjoyable day, great weather too.

Here is one now! http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1283675/

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