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October Potluck Held on October 7th

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Events

Our third office pot luck took on an Italian theme with antipasto, pasta, and cake.  Judging by the number of attendees and seconds that were served, it seemed clear the menus were working for everyone.

October has arrived already, and lately in North Texas, summer and winter have been fighting bitterly for control--fall seems to be sitting this one out.  With colder, wetter, darker weather lurking around, some hearty food was very welcome.  This month, the menu was comprised of the following:

Slow Cooker Mixed Berry Cobbler

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Recipes

This slow cooker cobbler recipe has got to be the easiest fancy dessert you can make, and you will be so popular for it!  The dough texture is fabulous, especially as it rises through the berry filling.  Top it off a la mode with a scoop of vanilla ice cream if you want to rediscover love!

Ingredients:

For the batter:

September Potluck Held on September 2nd

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Events

The second Chez Didier office pot luck repeated the success from the first.  On this occasion, Cathy T.

Refreshing Summer Couscous Salad

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Recipes

This recipe is especially enjoyable in the summertime with its light, cool taste.  When you eat it, couscous almost always feels lighter than you would expect, and it is so versatile as a side dish, or in this case, as the base of a refreshing salad.

While couscous may seem exotic and intimidating, it is remarkably easy to cook, and generally follows this approach:

Ultra Tender Caribbean Jerk Chicken

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Recipes

The secret to the ultra-tender Carribean Jerk Chicken is the slow grilling technique described below.  This recipe is an affordable, spicy sweet delight that takes little work.  Additionally, it can be prepared year round since the grilling is done with the lid closed.

Ingredients:

  • 2-3 lbs chicken thighs

 
For the marinade: