Picnics

Lemon Squares For Tomorrow’s Picnic

July 24, 2015

Lemon Squares For Tomorrow’s Picnic! Tart with just the right amount of sweet. I love making cookie squares for picnics. They’re easy to take along in the picnic basket.

Romantic Valentine’s Day Date Ideas For Busy Parents

February 12, 2015

Romantic Valentine’s Day Date Ideas For Busy Parents Ohhhh the pressure of Valentine’s Day. Romance doesn’t die when you become a parent. You just have to be creative by using what you have and, above all, appreciating each other. Romance for parents today is a bit different. Make the most...

Labor Day Weekend Picnic

August 31, 2013

Labor Day Weekend Picnic Labor Day Weekend is the perfect weekend for a picnic.  To celebrate the end of summer I’ve organized a feast of some of America’s favorites – from fried chicken to chocolate cake, cheeseburgers to homemade strawberry ice cream.    Parsley Potato Salad Mushroom Artichoke Salad Chile-Spiced...

Picnic Savvy

August 30, 2013

Picnic Savvy I love going on picnics, which take on many different forms for me. When I am in Europe on holiday I always find a local cheese shop and fill a basket with crusty bread, cheese, fruit, an assortment of sweets and sparkling water.  I’ve been known to pull...

Beach Barbecue Picnic

August 26, 2013

Beach Barbecue Picnic Salt, spray, sea air, and warm sand underfoot are all the pleasant sensations of a day at the beach which stir cravings for good and hearty food.  A perfect refreshment is a traditional beach-blanket banquet, complete with charcoal-grilled corn on the cob.  You can prepare this picnic...

Picnic Time

August 26, 2013

Picnic Time Labor Day is approaching which is the “official” end of summer.  Kids go back to school and everyone gets back into their routine.  I love closing out the summer with a grand picnic, but truth be told I have my picnic basket ready to pack beyond the end...

Packing A Picnic & Serving Food Outdoors

September 3, 2012

Packing A Picnic & Serving Food Outdoors Packing A Picnic *Pack lots of extra drinks in a cooler.  When it’s hot outside picnickers get thirsty. *Pack sweet treats.  Bring fresh fruit such as berries and melon or cookies instead of ice cream. *Keep prepared foods in the refrigerator until it...

My Birthday Picnic Basket

September 3, 2012

Birthday Picnic Basket My Birthday Present! I have wanted a decked out picnic basket for years! One of my favorite things to do is travel around the U.S. and Europe packing little picnics. Now I can do it in style! Today is Labor Day and I am going on a...

Fourth of July

July 4, 2012

Fourth of July Today Americans will be celebrating our glorious national holiday, Independence Day.  On the anniversary of the birth of our nation we are grateful for our forefather’s aspirations for freedom and thank the American signers of the Declaration of Independence at Philadelphia on July 4, 1776.  We give...

Building A Healthier Burger

June 19, 2012

Building A Healthier Burger   Nothing says grilling season like a hot & juicy burger.  You can enjoy an American favorite that is new and improved by giving your burger a healthy twist without skimping on flavor.  Here are some things that you can do to create a better burger. ...

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