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NaBloPoMo Day 20 – Sorry, Folks, Not Much To See Here

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Today we had our church’s annual Harvest Feast which we couldn’t have last year. A potluck dinner (I know there are other names in different parts of the world but I can’t think of them right off.) with skits and singing and a good time. Each family brings a main dish, a side dish, and a dessert to pass. You make as much of each item as would feed your family plus a couple more people, then they are all put on tables, and everyone lines up and makes a plate. Daughter Tabitha made a chicken casserole (In Wisconsin we simply referred to any casserole as “hot dish.”) that she makes whenever there are people coming over that is always a hit and she made a blue jello mixed with whipped cream and blueberries that will probably ever more be known as Smurf Pudding.

I got home this morning around 6:30 and made a big, strong pot of coffee and I have been going ever since because these dishes require shopping for ingredients and help along the way in preparing and then the actual event winds up taking several hours. I also have a Sunday School lesson to finish putting together. So, I am wiped out and have nothing to say other than tomorrow I will visit the blogs I missed today.

And, of course, thank you all for stopping by, I really appreciate the great and intelligent audience I have. Yes, that means YOU, too.

Comments

18 responses to “NaBloPoMo Day 20 – Sorry, Folks, Not Much To See Here”

  1. Webb Blogs Avatar

    I have always called a casserole a casserole lol. I don’t think I ever heard it called a hot dish before. 🤔🤔

    1. Herb Avatar

      That’s really interesting. I wonder if it’s a regional thing?

  2. swabby429 Avatar

    The Methodist Church I attended as a child, had “Hot Dish Suppers” in the Fellowship Hall, back in the 1960s.

    1. Herb Avatar

      That’s interesting. I’ve only ever heard it from people from the Midwest.

  3. Jim Borden Avatar

    Though I’ve never been to such a church event, I’ve always liked the idea of those potlucks. Just seems like a good way to bring people together…

    1. Herb Avatar

      It really is.

      1. Jim Borden Avatar

        👍

  4. Tony Laplume Avatar

    In my hometown during its height, in my lifetime, we’d have tons of community events, among them potluck dinners. I miss all that.

    1. Herb Avatar

      I really like it. It’s a different kind of get-together.

  5. Petra Avatar

    Woah, you’ve been busy, congratulations on writing regularly again! It will take me a while to really catch up on everything, but I’ve read a few

    1. Herb Avatar

      Thank you so much. I saw all the likes and I do appreciate them.

  6. Amber Avatar
    Amber

    Aww I’m intelligent

    1. Herb Avatar

      Yes, you am smart.

  7. Mr. Ohh's Sideways View Avatar

    I usually microwave something from the store. If you’ve ever sampled my cooking you’d know that it’s the safer choice
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    Keep Laughing

    1. Herb Avatar

      It’s a safe choice for many of us, I think.

      1. Mr. Ohh's Sideways View Avatar

        You Gotta play to your strengths 🤣😂🤣

  8. J P Avatar

    Growing up Lutheran in the Midwest, the casserole could have been one of the four basic food groups. I learned that there is a really wide range in casseroles: most are average, some are awful, and a few will cause a stampede when it comes out of the oven. It is good to have a recipe for the third kind in the family.

    And wow – to be both great and intelligent at the same time! So glad I came here!

    1. Herb Avatar

      Yes, great and intelligent both! Plus you have very good taste in blogs.

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