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Home Chef Gays - what should I make for my work potluck?

Got a work potluck coming up. It's my first year at the company, so it's time to make my mark! I want to make some kind of side dish, appetizer OR boozy dessert. I'm a decent (not great, not bad) home chef, but I also tend to focus on meals for 1-2 at home rather than potluck'y side dishes. I'd love to do something a little unusual or, that has a fun twist on a classic without being too polarizing for a diverse group of colleagues.

by Anonymousreply 1312/07/2017

Oh, and, yes, to confirm, this is a holiday work potluck. And the proteins (turkey, ham etc) are covered.

by Anonymousreply 112/07/2017

Is what's his name stealing recipes for a new cookbook again?

by Anonymousreply 212/07/2017

Johnny LaRue has you covered OP!

by Anonymousreply 312/07/2017

Fanny Cradock's "Angry Chinese Egg Men" would seem to fit the bill.

by Anonymousreply 412/07/2017

It’s a soupluck not a potluck.

by Anonymousreply 512/07/2017

Rotel Dip

Kraft fake cheese and cans of Rotel and then bring tortilla chips. People went nuts where I used to work

by Anonymousreply 612/07/2017

Enchiladas

by Anonymousreply 712/07/2017

Bulgar tabbouleh with enormous amount of fresh parsley and lemon and high quality oil. Also add pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds and some golden raisins. You can usually find fresh parsley (and the bulgar) at a reasonable price at Turkish greengrocer if there is one in town. You can garnish it with canned or fresh (if you can find) stuffed grape leaves.

by Anonymousreply 812/07/2017

Paper products are always a big hit!

by Anonymousreply 912/07/2017

The tabbouleh sounds great. Or make a lot of the macaroni and cheese recipe from The Joy of Cooking. Everyone loves it.

by Anonymousreply 1012/07/2017

Scalloped potatoes. They're pretty easy.

by Anonymousreply 1112/07/2017

Are desserts covered? This was an actual recipe from Good Housekeeping from 1952.

by Anonymousreply 1212/07/2017

[quote] OR boozy dessert.

Now, I couldn't get by with that at my office, but if you think you can, bourbon balls are always a hit. Sort of old-fashioned, and not very PC nowadays. I've never known them to go to waste. You have to make them several days in advance, for the best flavor.

by Anonymousreply 1312/07/2017
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