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)