Read the suggestions for super fast and easy book club snacks discussion from the chowhound home cooking, appetizer food community. My book club has been meeting once a week for four years. Thanks goes out to those that sent in their favorites and i hope that you. Whether your book club meets weekly or monthly or somewhere in between, we have the best tips and tricks for when its your turn to host, including themed meetings, recipes, and more. Oklahoma city events designer lindsay gibson shares her ideas for a book club table setting. For the football months of fall, check out our tailgating recipes complete with makeahead steps and instructions to tote your dishes on game day. Light appetizers appetizers for party appetizer recipes appetizer ideas party recipes party snacks book club snacks book club food clean eating.
I served on the social committee, welcome committee and created our quarterly newsletter the fun stuff. Where the crawdads sing takes place in the marshlands of north carolina, so its only appropriate that our menu is inspired by carolina cuisine. Our friend, rachel, who used to be in our book club but has since moved away was persistent with her requests to just tell me what to make when i host book club this month. Sometimes the book s theme or the era or setting in which the action takes place can help determine the menu.
Bloggers zandra and karen june, the team behind the blog little yellow couch, host a libraryinspired book club gathering with plenty of. Hamandgreens crostini, butternut squashandpecan crostini, and pearandblue cheese crostini. The book club favorites have evolved over the years, but here is a goto menu to satisfy everyones cravings. Serve the group a simple and delicious meal, let the wine flowand theyll want to have every meeting at your house. If you find yourself rushed and frazzled during a busy week and have absolutely no clue about what to cook for your book club meeting, fear not. Life as a food blogger awards many incredible perks. First, we set the mood for our mini book club with food.
General book club questions for study and discussion. This post is brought to you by taste of home editors, who aim to highlight products and services you might find interesting. I know a number of people who go to book club meetings just for the food and wine. The goldfinch part i book club ideas by donna tartt our book club has been looking forward to reading the goldfinch for the past four months let me explain why. Whisk your book club away on a peaceful trip to india with these little bundles. This is a dynamic community of book club members, book lovers, and those who enjoy recipes inspired by their reads. In general, appetizers and smallbite foods are good choices for a book club. The menu a little food and wine set the right tone for the evening. Still have fond memories of the time a certain author of a blog book about dinner called in for our book club a couple of years ago it was a huge success.
Cooked foods featured in the book one served the polish hunters stew from kasias wedding chapter, used the lilac girls maps as centerpieces and featured lilacs in so many creative ways, including cocktails. Add your voice to the conversation about recommended book club titles as well as food and drink inspired by them and helpful ideas for organizing and participating in a book club. Its full of murder, mystery, lust, hate, love, trust, jealousy, power struggles, hope. Book club aka read between the wines were coming up on the last meeting of the year and i wanted to share some ideas that have kept our book club thriving. This simple sweetspicy nut mix of quinoa, honey, cayenne, and ginger will be gone in no time. Were sharing 20 of the best book club books, plus the snacks and treats they. For book club meetings with children in attendance, serve finger foods that will appeal to both kids and adults. Wedding catering wedding menu trendy wedding wedding food bar ideas easy wedding food diy wedding reception food fall wedding wedding. For example, last thursday evening i hosted book club at my house. A collection of the most simple but satisfying recipes to get your hands on. How to host a book club for where the crawdads sing by. Mar 16, 2020 inspiration and full menus for your next book club meeting. Heres a selection of tasty book club food ideas to make your next meeting a tasty event, from recipes to menus, drinks to snacks. Lets face it, book club is half as much about the books as it is about.
See more ideas about book club menu, food and menu. Whether your book club meets weekly or monthly or somewhere in between, we. Weve got a great list of some real winner dinners that are not only delicious and. When book club members take turns hosting or bringing food to a meeting, its easy for each person to feel that they must match, or improve upon, the previous offerings and, before you know it, bringing the snack has gone from being fun to being a cause of stress. About four years ago i was a member of our hoa board. Book club ideas party themes and ideas country living.
That morning, i opened the side door to see a huge package from ghirardelli, full to the brim with their holiday squares for easter. Use this list of book club menus for ideas or search for specific themes or cuisines. Because we all know the best part of book club is the food. First we gab and snack while sipping on glasses of wine, then we move into the living room for the book discussion. Use everything you know about an awesome grand conversation. Remember to support your opinions with evidence from the text. Its best to have finger food, like dips and small cookies or bars for your book club spread. Top multigrain crackers with a delicious fetatomatocucumber salad for a satisfying snack.
But if you have a little more time on your hands, here are 15 fun book club snack ideas and recipes that are sure to make your young readers smile. Get your book loving friends together, and throw a book club party. Caroline ferriday, a wealthy new yorker, works at the french consulate, raising funds for orphans. For twentyfive minutes each wednesday, book club lunch gives a small group of students a chance to relax, eat together, and share thoughts about books they love in a setting free of any direct focus on building specific literacy skills. Donna hays book club meeting menu for a weeknight literary club gathering, this simpleyetelegant menu is one for the books. Weve got a great list of some real winner dinners that are not only delicious and homey, but are still pretty enough to impress everyone. A window opens for our book club when i host which is in may. Deepwoods hikers are often forced to scavenge for food, like mushrooms, to eat. This approach is especially helpful when hosting a morning party, since you have just a few short hours between waking up and the arrival of your first guest, and i was happy with how it all came together for the weekend brunch i hosted for my book club. Sienna livermore contributing editor sienna livermore is a contributing editor at and covering bestselling products and. I found a way to do it by creating a weekly classroom tradition.
Make your book club evening even more special by preparing a menu that carries out the theme of your book. Go one step beyond the usual wine, cheese and crackers with a menu that matches the theme of your book clubs latest selection. This incredible food will make you want to eat, love, pray. The goldfinch part i book club ideas by donna tartt. Youve gathered your closest friends and chosen your favorite books now its your turn to host the next book club meeting. From gameday goodies to fondue and cocktails, weve got helpful ideas to make parties simple, inexpensive, and fun. Start a book club discussion and challenge your group to deepen their analysis of the reading material with this set of sample book club questions. If you are starting a book club yourself, you may need some ideas for creating a fun group that people will come back to time after time. Easy appetizers for a book club meeting our everyday life. Were back, as promised, with our fall book club menu. Her easytoeat menu is vegetarianfriendly and simple enough to prepare for a weeknightso even if youre pressed for time, theres no need to resort to.
Nearly two years into our book club, weve guaranteed that well always enjoy our meetings even if we dont. We started off with faiths cozy and communal italian polenta party, and this week ill be sharing a brunch i hosted for my book club, a bright weekend gathering full of fresh spring flavors, makeahead recipes, and a fun, book themed table setting. To make these adorable tomes, wrap a fruit leather cover around white chocolate pages, using a little honey to. In general, appetizers and smallbite foods are good choices for a book club party. Wedding cateringwedding menutrendy weddingwedding food bar ideaseasy wedding fooddiy wedding reception foodfall. If time remains, the leader should pick a member to share hisher excerpt and to lead a.
Just a quick bite before diving back into the scintillating conversation. Traditional book club menu follows the same protocol each month and consists of wine, heavy apps and a dessert. This book is about love, inner peace and inspiration. Book clubs have done so many creative things at their lilac girls meetings. Last month we launched a new monthly series, gatherings from the kitchn, showing you our own dinner parties, large and small. Need a little inspiration for your book club s next read. Book club meeting agenda for meeting alycia zimmerman. Try one of these easy, elegant menus, designed to feed and impress. Then dont miss our complete book club guide, including where the crawdads sing book club questions, hosting inspiration, and more. All of the food items were super fast to make or buy. Choose the appetizers that fit your setting if youre meeting in a library, avoid messy snacks. Girls night in book club menu ideas below are some great ideas for book club menus submitted by my wonderful readers. This rosh hashana honey cake makes for a sweet start to the new year.
Everything you need to throw a themed book club meeting. Vintage meets modern in these clever and crafty librarianinspired book club party ideas created by zandra and karen june, of the blog little yellow couch. Suggestions for super fast and easy book club snacks. Keep the seasonings simple and the presentation casual to make some easy appetizers for a book club meeting. Weve got our favorite book club books, plus snacks and treats to fit the theme. Sometimes the books theme or the era or setting in which the action takes place can help determine the menu. Successful groups select good books, have interesting discussions, and foster community. If your book club devoured anthony doerrs all the light we cannot see, check out this wellresearched historical fiction novel that follows three women based on real people throughout the course of world war ii and its aftermath. With these impressive party menus and recipe ideas, you soon will be.640 1372 148 820 771 49 656 1083 414 1332 1351 1396 501 1087 156 676 1426 185 774 1423 1337 133 199 1171 1012 295 1292 775 988 270 1566 716 890 636 770 693 1273 222 564 245 1342 393 1059