Food and Drink

Panini Party Protocol

Panini parties are fun family gathering occasions in the Robi-clan. We have been holding these now for several years. It started with the purchase of a panini maker grill…and the tradition evolved from there. So, panini party protocol in the Robi-clan goes like this:

If you have a panini maker grill, bring it. (Parties currently include two.)

Roles and Responsibilities:

Officially, there aren’t any…except that over time, it’s evolved into a pattern and a system, so each of us knows what’s expected of us. Each time, we bring and do the same things–because we all have specialties, things we like to make and do and enjoy. The results are always a good time together and delicious.

Anne: Olive oil, spices, mayo, pastry brush, wine, prepare bread slices with oil and spices at the party

Mike: Assorted bread varieties (Great Harvest bread, of course), panini grill master

Robimom: Hostess. Provides great place to gather. Not responsible for any cooking or cleanup duties.

Mapcap group: Grated cheeses and panini fixings, sauces, wine

Robiquad group: Outdoor grill master (Mark), sauces, veggies

Everybody: Bring sides, help setup and prep, assemble panini and give to grill master or grill your own, clean up kitchen after, bring containers for leftovers, have fun!

Panini Fixings:

 

  • Veggies
  • Cheeses
  • Sauces
  • Anything else you want in your panini

Optional Sides

 

  • Fruit plate
  • Veggies and dip
  • Chips
  • Spinach salad(Anne)
  • more wine

Optional Entertainment

 

  • Wii bowling
  • Cards

 

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