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Favorite Potluck Recipe Ideas
Have you been invited to a potluck dinner? Looking for an interesting recipe to take? The keys to choosing a winning potluck recipe are selecting a dish that transports well, will still taste great after sitting on a buffet table for a while, and is something that has widespread appeal. It's a good idea to avoid choosing recipes that require ingredients that tend to be an acquired taste or that are made with ingredients that many people are allergic to.
Crock pot recipes are a great choice for covered dish meals, as it's easy to keep hot foods hot when transported in and served from a slow cooker. This simple recipe makes delicious barbecue beans that are just as appropriate for a holiday dinner feast as for a backyard barbecue.
Casseroles made with broccoli and cheese are popular choices for potluck dinners. Even people who don't care for raw or steamed broccoli usually enjoy this type of side dish. The recipes in this hub are easy to make and have been hits at many special events over the years.
Want to take something you can make ahead of time and not have to worry about keeping warm? Consider making one of these easy and tasty cheese ball recipes.
This tasty casserole is an interesting twist on traditional chicken casseroles. The new potatoes are somewhat unexpected, as so many chicken casseroles are made with pasta or rice. That's one of the reasons this unique, and simple to prepare, recipe, is such a hit with potluck crowds.
Since many people expect to find "comfort food" at potluck meals, corn casserole is always welcome. See this hub for four delicious - and very different - recipes for delicious corn casserole. Each of the recipes is easy to make, and is sure to be a hit at any covered dish meal.
Want to take a dish that no one else is likely to bring? Consider making a tasty and delicious onion pie. The recipe starts with a frozen pie crust, so it's not hard to make at all. Even though many people at the event are likely to be unfamiliar with this unique dish, it's sure to be a hit with everyone.
Have a Great Time
No matter which of these recipes you decide to prepare for your next potluck dinner, the most important thing to remember is that the purpose of getting together with close friends or family and great food is to have a terrific time. Preparing one of these low maintenance recipes that everyone's sure to love is a great way to make sure that you'll be able to relax and enjoy the party.