Potluck is: A situation in which one must take a chance that whatever is available will prove to be good or acceptable.
A Potluck is: A potluck is a communal gathering where each guest contributes a different, often homemade, dish of food to share.
If you have spent any time in the US with a family then chances are you have been to a potluck. They love 'em and they are a great community event. People get to show off or contribute in their own special way.
We look at a few do's and don't's and check off some of the themes that potlucks often take. Just a word of warning... keep a close eye on those church lady 'chefs'.