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Oh, no, potluck night!


Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Yeah, here it is...potluck night. What to do? I wasn't feeling great this morning and didn't want to go out to get something to fix, so I decided to go, get it set up, and get it started, (you know, welcome everyone, get someone to pray over the food, etc.) and then come home. I've done it before and it works pretty well, usually.
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BUT I found out this afternoon that some of my friends who never go to potlucks anymore, were coming to this one. Well, I can't let my friends get together without ME, can I? So I came home to raid the cupboard for something to fix. The cupboard is a little bare right now.
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I cooked up some vermicelli and put in a can of Hunt's Chunky Vegetable spaghetti sauce, a can of green beans and a can of corn. It doesn't look pretty, but I tasted it and it tasted great. Remember, I was hungry. And if I have to bring a bunch of it home, at least it's healthy.
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So I won't promise not to eat a little something I shouldn't, but I'll keep it LITTLE. See you around the blog-ateria.
Lots of love,
Janet
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IMSOOZEEQ 6/12/2013 6:44AM

    Mom, that is great thinking on your feet! It sounds good to me! I hope you had a good time and that you spent lots of time mingling with your friends!

Love you!

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SPEEDY143 6/12/2013 3:45AM

    emoticon yum... nice save and a sweet way to spend time with old friends emoticon

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JILL313 6/12/2013 12:29AM

    Hi Janet, I hope you had a great time at the Buffet sharing food and good conversation with your friends. Wow, your dish sounds tasty and I doubt I'd have enough imagination to come up with it. Good Bless and Take very good care of yourself.

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EJOY-EVELYN 6/11/2013 11:54PM

    I love your creativity! Nice save!

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NANCYPAT1 6/11/2013 11:22PM

    Sounds like you made a great choice and you will have a good time and definitely have something to eat that you love. That sort of thing usually disappears FIRST at our potlucks. Bet you don't have much to take home.

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BELDONDOG1 6/11/2013 10:30PM

    Well, Janet, I'm sure we'll all be anxious to find out how you did--but I'm sure you did well! I agree with Karen, you are very inventive! (hugs) Noel

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TXMEMAW6 6/11/2013 9:29PM

    Hope you have fun at the pot luck! Congrats on being able to find something to fix from the cupboard. Take care and know hugs are coming your way!

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ROXYZMOM 6/11/2013 8:40PM

    Sounds great to me! Have fun!!

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VTMAID 6/11/2013 7:18PM

    You ladies are pretty inventive!
Hugs,
Karen

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IOWAGRAMMA 6/11/2013 7:07PM

    That's being pretty creative, Janet!! Good thinking (and shopping in your own cupboard)!! I got a call today to fix a salad for a funeral luncheon tomorrow and did NOT want to go to town to buy something, so I did what you did. Raided the cupboards! cooked up some twisty pasta, nuked a bag of mixed vegetables, dumped them together and added about 1/2 bottle lite Italian dressing. Tomorrow I'll add a couple chopped Roma tomatoes I have in the fridge and that's all they're getting!

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