Food Pounding

Posted by ESC on March 22, 2005

In Reply to: Food Pounding posted by Jacqueline Johnson on March 22, 2005

: What is the origin of this phrase. "food pounding" usually describes when a pastor is given food from the congregation.

In the movie "Cross Creek," about writer Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, one of the characters had a "pound party." Each guest had to bring a pound of food. Maybe there's a connection.