My husband and I have been to Europe several times and prefer picnics for lunch and restaurants for dinner. We have never found a way to keep our picnic lunches cool when we travel from town to town. Are coolers and ice packs just an American thing?
Check out the highlights from our summer feast sponsored by Stella Artois and Feastly at North Brooklyn Farms, featuring food from chef Theo Friedman of Theory Kitchen.
How to Make Your Own Freezer Packs
During the summer, it can be a challenge to keep food and drinks cold in your cooler without everything getting soggy from melting ice. In this CHOW Tip, Tracy Kaplan of CHOW.com shares two simple methods for making your own flexible, reusable freezer packs.
Summer is in full swing, which (hopefully) means trips to the park or the beach. If you’re taking a picnic along, you should know a few food safety rules so you can pack, transport, and eat your meal without the threat of food poisoning. Liz Weinandy