[Sca-cooks] I is in teh East Kingdom!
selene at earthlink.net
Wed May 6 07:21:58 PDT 2009
Knowing this group, these are not mutually exclusive propositions. I
have seen some measure of competition at cooks' potlucks for who brings
the best dish, largest, tastiest, most lavish, etc.
t.d.decker at att.net wrote:
> You mean potluck. A potlatch is a feast where the host displays his wealth and power by making lavish gifts and sometimes destroying prized possessions. It was the chosen form of conspicuous consumption among some of the tribes in the Pacific Northwest.
> -------------- Original message from Ian Kusz <sprucebranch at gmail.com>: --------------
>> You could always do a potlatch, get all the people who want to meet you
>> together in one place, and have them all bring a hotdish.
>> Yah, you betcha. That's lefse, not a napkin!
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