Across the country, folks are rediscovering potluck parties, progressive dinners, and other neighborhood gatherings as a way to forge bonds that endure long after the last dish is cleared away. From small, adults-only get-togethers to neighborhood extravaganzas,Block Parties and Poker Nightshas dozens of creative ideas, for fun, fulfilling community events and the tried-and-true dishes that make them so memorable. * Recipes for soup buffets, salad bars, and backyard barbecues * * Welcome baskets for new neighbors and homemade treats to share * * Tips on foods that travel well * * Ways to support families in times of need with reheatable comfort food * * Celebrations for all seasons, from Fourth of July bashes to Kentucky Derby parties* * Suggestions for starting treasured holiday traditions like caroling parties and cookie exchanges * * And, everything you need to know to throw a blow-out block party with all the trimmings * From the Trade Paperback edition.
Block parties & poker nights
recipes and ideas for getting and staying connected with your neighbors
New York : Clarkson Potter, c2002
x, 261 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm
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642.4 A428b 2002