If you haven’t had a picnic this year, I urge you to quickly take advantage of the weather before Fall approaches.
Good company and good food make for a great picnic, but the right equipment can help make the day even better. These finds are sure to help you transport and enjoy all your summer picnics in comfort and style.
Ventana Natural Picnic Basket
This traditional wicker picnic basket conjures up picturesque scenes of red gingham and plates of potato salad. Ventana Natural Picnic Basket, $44.95 at Crate & Barrel.
Yellow Picnic Cooler
Sustainable Plates and Cups
Don’t worry with dishes that need to be washed—these cute plates with illustrations by designer Danae Douglas are 100% compostable. Sustainable Picnic Plates and Cups Set, $18 at Uncommon Goods
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Searching for the ultimate picnic fare ? SAVEUR magazine has found 21 recipes for your next outdoor affair, including marinated olives, baked beans, crab potato salad, wild rice salad with dried sour cherries, muffuletta, chicken salad, lamb burgers, and baby back ribs.
Lemon and Coriander Marinated Olives
Chunks of lemon and cracked coriander seeds lend a bright flavor to these earthy olives. See this Recipe
Chicken salad, Walnuts,Roasted Tomatoes, Pickled Red Onions, and Frisee on Multigrain Bread
We love modern renditions of old favorites, and Tom Colicchio’s New York-based sandwich emporium has done just that with this recipe. See this Recipe
- Recipe of the Day: Two-Potato Salad With Mustard-Chive Dressing (news.health.com)
- Don’t Spoil Your Summer Picnic Season (dynamomelano.wordpress.com)
- Stevie Parle’s picnic recipes (telegraph.co.uk)
- Picnic Recipes (mademan.com)