February 9, 2014 - Don Quixote (Italian food)

We'll meet on February 9 to discuss Don Quixote at Kerry and Bill's house.  We'll have Italian food.

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November 17, 2013 - The Shadow of the Wind (Spanish fare)

Argh.  Accidentally deleted post when I was editing it.  Will have to re-do it later.

April 28, 2013 - Spirit Car (Thai fare)

We met at Julie and Tim's house to discuss Spirit Car by Diane Wilson.  We enjoyed Thai food.
  • Salmon with a ___ sauce (Julie and Tim)
  • Rice (Julie and Tim)
  • Spring rolls (Kerry and Bill)
  • Hot and sour soup (Steph)
  • Something with mango for dessert (?)

September 23, 2012 - The Great Voyage (French fare)

We met at Suzanne and Chester's house and enjoyed French food:

May 20, 2012 - Theodore Rex (Cuban fare)

We met at Katherine's house to discuss Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris.  We had Cuban food.

January 15, 2012 - The Book Thief (German fare)

We met at Kerry and Bill's house to discuss The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.  We had German food.

  • All Pumpkins' Night Stew (Steph)
  • Zweibelfleisch (Kerry and Bill)
  • Vegetable?  (Julie and Tim)
  • German cheese (Julie and Tim)
  • Black Forest Cake (Katherine)

September 11, 2011 - Cairo Modern (Middle Eastern fare)

Cairo ModernWe met September 11 at Julie and Tim's to discuss Cairo Modern. We had sampler platters from The Holy Land Deli.

May 15, 2011 - The Prime of Miss Jean Brody and The Girls of Slender Means (Southern USA fare)

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie: A Novel (P.S.)We'll meet at Suzanne and Chester's to discuss two novellas by Muriel Spark:  The Prime of Miss Jean Brody and The Girls of Slender Means.

Menu (Southern USA, since Ms. Spark was from the South):
    The Girls of Slender Means (New Directions Classic)
  • Fried chicken - Suzanne and Chester
  • Greasy beans - Katherine and William
  • Mac and Cheese - Julie and Tim
  • Collard greens - Julie and Tim
  • Corn bread - Kerry and Bill
  • Pecan pie, whipped cream - Kerry and Bill
  • Sweet potato pie - Steph
  • Bourbon - Suzanne and Chester

February 13, 2011 - A Fine Balance (Indian fare)

A Fine Balance (Oprah's Book Club)The first meeting of our co-ed book club was Sunday, Feb. 13,  2011 at 3:00, at Katherine and Bill's house.

We discussed A Fine Balance, by Rohinton Mistry and ate Indian cuisine:

  • Soup:  Mulligatawny (Steph)
  • Rice (Julie and Tim?  Suzanne and Chester?)
  • Cucmbers (Suzanne and Chester)
  • Yogurt?? (Suzanne and Chester)
  • Rice pudding (Kerry and Bill)