Potlucks

Photos from The Food52 Cookbook, Volume II Potluck Parties

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Throwing parties is fun. (We do it all the time.)

Throwing parties to celebrate yourself and your friends? Even better.

All around the world, the Food52 community gathered to drink, to eat, and to celebrate the release of The Food52 Cookbook, Volume II. Armed with Olli's Handcrafted Cultured Butter, beans from Rancho Gordo, and, of course, a book filled with your own recipes, you all threw parties we wish we could've joined.

Here are some highlights, and share your own experiences in the comments!

Mollycumming hosted a potluck in downtown Austin, with, from left to right, starting at the top: Sandra Merrell (TXExpatInBKK's mom), TXExpatInBKK (Who just happened to be home from Thailand for a few months, which enabled her to attend her first Food52 event!), arielleclementine (with baby Henry), Dina Proffer, aargersi, LocalSavour, and HelentheNanny (who took the photo!). 

Austin Potluc

Their spread included Food52 favorites Brown Butter Bourbon Banana BreadParty Pretzel BitesAchiote Chickpeas, Butternut Squash Wedges with a Sage Hazelnut PestoShaved Brussels Sprout Salad, and Short Rib Ragu. 

Austin Potluck

 

Luvcookbooks and friends threw a potluck in New York, which featured a homemade ice cream and toppings bar (with Miso Caramel!). To round out the meal, they also ate mrslarkin's Butternut Sage Scones (made by the woman herself!) and Sagegreen's The Complete Easy All Vegetarian Holiday Brunch.

Sundaes Scones

Kids and ice cream

 

CamillaMMann's friends and family gathered in Monterey, California to cook (and eat!) Food52 recipes Absurdly Addictive Asparagus, Thanksgiving Osso Bucco, and other family favorites (like rosemary foccacia in their outdoor pizza oven! Jealous.).

Thanksgiving Osso Bucco Camilla Mann

 

Sdebrango hosted a potluck at her home in Brooklyn, where Bevi, wssmom, cristinasciarra, and Azita dined on Food52 recipes Sausage and Kale Dinner Tart, Jalapeno Apple Slaw, Figgy Pudding Butter Cookies, Flank Steak with Chimichurri sliders, and Tender Yellow Cupcakesl. Bevi even brought homemade jam!

sdebrango potlcuk

 

Sara Croft and friends threw a potluck in Indianapolis, where they feasted on Chevre Devils, State Fair Cream Puffs, and other Food52 party snacks.

Tart Chèvre Devils

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over 1 year ago aargersi

Abbie is a trusted source on General Cooking.

We had a great time at Molly's - she is the Hostess With The Mostess - I hope we have lots more Food52 fun in 2013

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over 1 year ago aargersi

Abbie is a trusted source on General Cooking.

We had a great time at Mollys - she is the Hostess With The Mostess - looking forward to more potlucks and fun in 2013!!!

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over 1 year ago TXExpatInBKK

Yes! She was a wonderful hostess and the food was wonderful. Thanks so much for including me!

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over 1 year ago luvcookbooks

Meg is a trusted home cook.

sdebrango, I wish I could have made it to Brooklyn, I was visiting a couple in Philadelphia that weekend. Hope we can meet up another time!! Looked like a great party!

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over 1 year ago Bevi

Pistachio Doughnut also attended our party. Since she was my food52 Secret Santa, I had to really zip it up when the topic came up.

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over 1 year ago Bevi

And Singing Baker attended as well!

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over 1 year ago Kitchen Butterfly

Oh my, I should consider moving Stateside. What a wonderful set of potlucks! Write another book and I'll plan a holiday!!

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over 1 year ago hardlikearmour

hardlikearmour is a trusted home cook.

Looks like a good time was had by all! I know I had fun at the party vrunka hosted!