Our Pot Luck will be September 20, 2014 at 11:30 am at Lutheran Church of Hope, 925 Jordan Creek Parkway. If you haven’t marked your calendars you’d better do it now! Our theme is Tailgating, so be thinking about what you would like to bring for your item! It’s football season, so I’m sure you all have had some experience with making something to take to a game. We are going to provide walking tacos with all the trimmings.
We are putting together raffle baskets for the Dr. Fasano event in November. If any of you have ideas for a basket and would like to donate it for the raffle, that would be appreciated. We are collecting a fantastic array of donated items for the raffle. It’s going to be the best raffle ever!!! Huge prizes worth hundreds of dollars!!!
Amy Anderson is the troop leader for her daughter’s Girl Scout troop. At one of the last GF potlucks, we talked about the Girl Scouts offering GF cookies in the DSM area. Each troop (not girl) is allowed to get between 1-4 cases (12 packages per case). Each package sells for $5. The new Trios aren't just completely gluten free—they are delicious! If you are interested in getting some of these cookies in the Spring you can contact Amy at WDM.Amy@gmail.com 515-480-4140.
In the Ames area you can contact Ami Frank at email@example.com for Girl Scout Cookie orders! She too is planning on ordering some cases of the cookies.
The Winsor Heights Hy-Vee dietitian, Amanda Hagenow, asked me to tell you that her Hy-Vee will be offering some gluten free items for tasting throughout the day, Sept. 7, from 10:00 am -5:00 pm. Amanda also mentioned that she has a stack of Sonoma Flatbread coupons to give away!
I’m sure you all know that it is extremely important that you bring dishes that are completely gluten free! Make sure you read the ingredient labels of the products used in your recipe, and if you are unsure if the product is GF, contact the manufacturer. We want to maintain a standard of safety at our pot lucks for all our gluten free friends.
We will have some samples, including those from Specialty Cakes and More. There will be gift baskets to give away, so you don’t want to miss this fun GF pot luck!!!
All your dishes should have your recipe placed by your dish on the table, and your name should be on the recipe. It is important for those with multiple allergies to know what ingredients are in the dish (and the name brands used in the recipe). I have had questions from people wanting more information about a few recipes in the past, but no name was on it for me to contact. We ask for a recipe to be placed in the recipe basket at the registration table as well.
Please try to email your recipes to me prior to the pot luck so I can get started on putting them in the newsletter. Otherwise they need to be in to me no later than September 26th. If I could please ask that your recipes be sent in a WORD doc so they can be copied easier. Scanned recipes are very difficult to transfer to the newsletter and I usually end up having to retype them along with all the others that are not emailed.
As you know we always have give-aways. It was suggested that it would be so easy and quick to put one of your address labels on your ticket so we could easily read your name. What an idea!!