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During the week Devin Pickard is the pitmaster at his family's BBQ restaurant in Centerville, Tennessee. But on Sundays he trades the pit for the pulpit at the local church where he preaches.

Summer is winding down, so it's time for one last trip to the beach. Here's how to pair your snacks with the smell and taste of salt water. Plus, we debate potluck etiquette for hosts and guests.

Celebrating Turkey Day at a potluck? These four tips will help you make the most of your "Friendsgiving" feast.

One Sporkful listener speaks up in defense of office potlucks.

I talk to a guy who used a Freedom of Information Act request to pry open the CIA cafeteria suggestion box. It turns out even spies hate stale bread. Plus, the unwritten rules of office potlucks.

We debate potlucks, including how much the host should try to manage what guests bring, the ethics of bringing bought food, and strategies for the potluck eater. Dan argues they don't call it a potLUCK for nothing.