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Special picnic menu: concert on the lawn, parents' 45th


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Special picnic menu: concert on the lawn, parents' 45th

girlwonder88 | Aug 26, 2010 01:01 PM

I'll be packing a picnic tomorrow to take to an outdoor event with my folks in the evening. It also happens to be their 45th anniversary so I'd like it to be a little more special than normal.

-Needs to have relatively simple prep. I'll have time tomorrow, but I also have three children (two of them small) and will be finishing up the parental housecleaning.
-Meat and seafood are both OK. They aren't big fans of goat, blue or feta cheese. No shellfish
-room temp food is best, since we can only bring a small cooler

My go-to dish in the past has always been a brick-flattened sandwich-usually with tapenade, tomato bruschetta topping from TJs, goat cheese, salami, basil leaves and balsamic vinegar. Fabulous, lots of flavor, easy to make. I think they don't notice the goat cheese when I put so much else in with it :)

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