Potluck Survival Guide Review

Potluck Survival Guide: Care & Feeding of the Athletic Supporter

By: Cherie Kimmons

Potluck Survival Guide 

Gift Guide Age Recommendation:­  18+



I don’t have a child in sports, yet.  With my son’s love of kicking and throwing balls, I am sure that is just around the corner.  I am, however, a priest’s wife.  I have lovingly endured 3 years of seminary and a few years assisting him in his ministry.  I have endured and/or loved many potlucks.  If every potluck organizer had this book at their disposal, I might have loved a few more than I endured!

This book would be a fabulous gift for any parent, grandparent or involved community member.  Potluck Survival Guide is just that…. A guide.  Kimmons walks you through how to set a menu, how to keep things kid-friendly, how to feed athletes (pre-game and post-game), how to set up a buffet, and how to calculate how much food you will need.  As if that weren’t enough, there are enough recipes in here to give a lot of variety to your potluck dishes.  I usually bring a smashed garlic potato dish to a potluck.  As much as I love that dish, I am so excited by this cookbook that I am giving it a rest for the foreseeable future!

Potluck Survival Guide would not be worth much if the recipes didn’t hold up to the test.  I am thrilled to say that the recipes are top-notch.  I recently had company stay at our home.  It was a few friends from seminary.  I knew we would stay up late talking and I wanted a nice hearty dish on the table for breakfast.  I also didn’t want to wake up ridiculously early to cook.  Kimmons’ Overnight Breakfast Casserole was just what I was looking for.  I prepped it the night before (it took 10 minutes) and baked it upon waking.  45 minutes later breakfast was served.  My friends and my husband were raving about this dish!

Sausage and Egg Casserole Beauty

Where to Buy

For $23.70  you can purchase this delightful book at Amazon.


For More Information

You can visit Cherie Kimmons’ Website .


Reviewed by: Nicole


Note:  Cherie Kimmons graciously supplied me with a copy of Potluck Survival Guide: Care& Feeding of the Athletic Supporter for review.  No other compensation was received.  The review in this post is honest and my own.

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