Close to the top of July, we traveled to Bull Shoals Lake close to Mountain House, Arkansas for our annual prolonged household trip on the lake with my aspect of the household. We’ve achieved this yearly for 20 years!
All of us keep in small particular person cabins, however then we eat our meals all collectively and spend numerous time collectively within the bigger home that my dad and mom keep in.
Along with spending plenty of time snowboarding, boating, swimming, and hanging out, we ate numerous yummy meals. With a purpose to feed 31 folks with out it being an excessive amount of work, we caught with low-cost meals for big teams and we additionally all pitched in and helped with the meals.
How We Deliberate and Divvied Issues Up
My sister deliberate the menu with straightforward meals that may feed a crowd and despatched out a sign-up type utilizing Excellent Potluck (it’s free and really easy to make use of!). Every household signed up for the principle dishes and aspect dishes they wished to be accountable for.
No matter meals or elements of meals you signed up for, you have been accountable for bringing the substances for and cooking/baking.
Right here have been the meals we had…
What We Made for Breakfast
- Cinnamon Sugar Bagels, Bacon, Scrambled Eggs, Orange Juice
- Baked Oatmeal, Sausage, Orange Juice
- French Toast, Bacon, Scrambled Eggs, Orange Juice
- Pancakes, Sausage, Eggs, Orange Juice
What We Made for Lunch
For lunch, we had an enormous Construct-Your-Personal Salad Bar (most all of my household loves salads!). We additionally had bread and meat/cheese and peanut butter/jelly/honey for sandwiches for the youngsters and any adults who didn’t simply desire a salad. As well as, we set out any leftovers from breakfast or dinner.
Having a Construct-Your-Personal Salad Bar is such a straightforward meal thought for 25+ folks — and frugal, too! All of the substances will be stretched a very good distance, because you’re solely utilizing somewhat bit of every ingredient in your salad.
Construct-Your-Personal Salad Bar Ingredient Concepts: A wide range of Greens and Lettuce, Canned Tuna/Salmon, Boiled Eggs, Raisins, Carrots, Celery, Seeds/Nuts, Feta Cheese, Avocados, Bell Peppers, Cucumbers, Chickpeas, Cherry Tomatoes, Dressings
What We Made for Dinner
Should you’re in search of some very easy recipes for big teams, right here’s what we made for the dinners:
- Spaghetti, Inexperienced Beans, Garlic Bread, Tossed Salad, Fruit
- Construct-Your-Personal Haystacks, Selfmade Guacamole, Rice
- Grilled Rooster, Steamed Broccoli, French Fries, Tossed Salad, Biscuits, Watermelon
- Hamburgers/Sizzling Canine, Tater Tots, Corn on the Cob, Steamed Veggies
- Papa John’s Pizza, Breadsticks + leftover salad and fruit