What sorts of things are appropriate to bring to a potluck event?
Please be aware that Ayamanatara is allergic to wheat (including soy sauce and modified food starch), buckwheat, sprouted wheat, spelt, raw tomatoes, oranges, grapefruit, melon (except for watermelon) and all food additives, including MSG, nitrates, and sulfides. She also avoids alcohol and artificial sweeteners. Protein-based foods are most preferred after an event.
New Moon Gatherings and Full Moon Women’s Circles: protein-based foods like cheeses and roast chicken, vegetable plates, fresh fruit, a favorite recipe, finger foods
Samhain: Cider, gluten-free/wheat-free spice breads and pies, soups and stews, squash-based dishes, pork, potatoes, apple-based dishes, corn, curries, pickled foods
Yule/Winter Solstice: cider, gluten-free/wheat-free fruit cake, turkey, goose, duck, squash-based dishes, eggnog (alcohol-free), tamales, pickled foods, smoked fish
Imbolc: milk-based dishes, milk and honey drinks, salmon, lamb, winter or spring vegetables, egg dishes, chicken, beef, middle-eastern food
Ostara/Spring Equinox: lamb, spring vegetables, eggs, edible flowers, spring salads, Japanese food
Beltane: berries, edible flowers, duckling, goat cheese, alcohol-free mead, Irish foods
Midsummer/Summer Solstice: fresh fruits, fresh vegetables, savory fresh herbs, cold soups, salmon, fresh fish, salads, alcohol-free mead, herb bread
Lughnasadh: fresh fruits and vegetables, floral foods, corn bread, beef, lamb, fish, chicken, corn on the cob, berries, cream-based foods
Mabon/Autumnal Equinox: fruits and squashes, honey, cider, roast chicken, spices, preserves, wild rice dishes