5 Potluck Recipes For The Domestically Challenged

Friends never judge, right? Well, that’s only true up until you arrive at a potluck dinner with a bag of chips. Hey, these are kettle cooked! Anyway, this holiday-gathering season, we vow not to repeat the mistake of years past. So, we asked Ileana de la Parte, the lovely author of local food blog Ileana’s Kitchen, if we could steal from browse her collection of tasty and easy dishes. Thankfully, she agreed and even offered to share her top five potluck recipes. From a healthy mac-'n'-cheese number to a to-die-for sweet potato and butternut squash gratin, any of these dishes are killer options for your next BYO-something-you-made shindig. Just make sure you follow the directions, 'kay?