Recipes Inspired by The Help for a Summer Book Club Meeting
The book that everyone is talking about, The Help, is coming out as a movie on August 10th. Host a summer soiree inspired by The Help, or a book club meeting with pies and cocktails inspired by the book.
The Help Inspired Helpful Book Club Kit
DreamWorks Pictures has created an awesome “Helpful Book Club Kit” which contains everything you need to create a perfect The Help themed meeting for your club! The Book Club Kit includes southern style recipes, drinks inspired by the characters, discussion group questions and can be downloaded from the relay link below. DOWNLOAD The Help Book Club Recipe Booklet and here are some of some of the recipes.
Strong, with a kick.Ingredients: 2 oz. Vanilla Vodka 1 oz. Cointreau 2 Dashes Lemon Juice 1 Dash Simple Syrup Directions: 1. Mix all ingredients in an iced shaker for 10-seconds and strain over crushed ice in a lowball glass. 2. Top with crushed ice.
Non-alcoholic alternative for Minny
Ingredients: 2 scoops (about 1/3 cup each) vanilla ice cream chilled ginger beer or ginger ale squeeze of fresh lime juice 3 Tbs lightly sweetened whipped cream Lime slice, for garnish Directions: 1. Place ice cream in a tall 16-ounce glass. Fill with ginger beer. 2. Add a squeeze of lime juice; stir. 3. Top with whipped cream. 4. Garnish with lime slice. 5. Serve immediately with straws and a spoon.
Download The Help inspired Book Club Recipe Booklet
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My friends and I watched the movie last night… It was wonderful. There are so many things that one can focus on after reading the book or watching the movie. We are choosing to focus on the food. The Book Club Kit is wonderful… but I would like to see more recipes come forward…REAL Southern Fried Chicken Recipes (JUST like Minny would have made), beans, corn bread… so that we can have help, bringing The Help home for a wonderful day!