1. TastyReuben

    All Things Picnic!

    I figured I post enough about picnics, I may as well start a dedicated topic for it. There were some others but they were quite old. We love picnics, everything from the planning, to the preparing, packing, and the consuming, of course. This is our second one this year, and because MrsT is on...
  2. marchdesign

    What tools do you bring on a picnic?

    Hi all, After learning much about knifes, seems like any knife would really do the trick. I’m considering to bring a date out on a picnic, what are the tools to bring on the trip? Obviously I’m thinking to make something with avocado, and with various fruits. I wish everyone a happy...
  3. flyinglentris

    Memorial Day in The USA

    For those who are not US members, this weekend is a holiday weekend in the USA, - The Memorial Day Weekend. Memorial Day is now officially, the last last Monday in May. It is a federal holiday and most federal employees have the day off. Memorial Day is meant to give remembrance of of...
  4. epicuric


    We decided that today will probably be the last opportunity this year for a summer picnic. In readiness I am about to embark on a rare episode of baking - sausage rolls and mini quiches! Finger rolls will be filled with assorted meats and cheeses, a ham terrine left over from Christmas will be...
  5. Elawin

    Recipe Little Croustades filled with Gravadlax and Soured Cream

    These are simplicity itself and the filling comes from the supermarket. The croustades are made in mini tartlet tins, which are available in trays of 12; what they are essentially are croutons made into tartlet cases. There are a number of fillings that could go into them – Mexican Guacamole...
  6. jennyb

    Your best picnic food

    I am probably silly to plan a picnic for the August Bank Holiday given the weather in the UK but we are going to take my daughter and my grandson on a summer picnic. So I'm looking for ideas for some special grown up food as well as some child friendly food. All ideas are welcome!
  7. Morning Glory

    Recipe Bejewelled Wild Rice Salad

    Grains, pulses and beans are a good choice for picnic salads because they improve as they absorb dressings and don’t go soggy in transit. Wild rice, cooked until it bursts and splits, provides a nutty base for this salad, combined with sweet and rather boozy raisins, smoky capers and citrus...
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