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Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Book Club Fare

Last week, I hosted book club. We read The Help, by Kathryn Stockett and I couldn't put it down.

The Help

I put together my book club menu and posted it on the chalkboard:


And set up a card table in the living room for easy food access:



Since the book was set in the south, I wanted to make pimento cheese sandwiches. After learning that Kitchen in the Market was fresh out of pimento cheese, I gave it a try on my own and loved the results.


I spruced up a couple containers of Holy Land hummus with a sprinkle of feta cheese and chopped pimentos.

LindaLicious' olive tapenade (found at Kitchen in the Market) accompanied an assortment of crackers.


If you've read the book, you know that a scandalous chocolate pie is made. I couldn't resist making a "surprise" chocolate pie, using banana slices to line the pie crust.


What do you serve at your book club meetings?

3 comments:

  1. The Help is the June selection for Books and Bars at the Aster Cafe. I serve nothing at my book club, because I just go to the Aster and eat. :-)

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  2. We read this book for book club too and loved it! The host couldn't bring herself to make the chocolate pie so she did a caramel cake which was awesome - and it's on the blog! :)

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  3. I read the Help last year before it was a "hit" and I loved it! I don't know that I could have stomached your chocolate pie after reading it, though, lol :-)

    Courtney

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