Sounds like a great luncheon. Just as a suggestion, i always use white pepper in potato salad and slaw. its there, but nobody sees it. Kind of a hidden kick, but thats just me. Good luck to your buddy joining the Navy. God speed.
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Weber Gold Kettle 22 1/2"
Weber 18 1/2 "
Brinkman Gourmet Smoker(retired)
Brinkman 2400 Pro (using sideburner as Charcoal starter)