Food just tastes better outside. Talk about all things picnic-related with our community: recipes, best picnic spots, tips on keeping food cool, and more.

9 Ways to Make Coleslaw Healthier & More Delicious

Heads-up: Healthy coleslaw is actually not an oxymoron! It is delicious, and just what your Labor Day spread needs. If you're looking for a few ways to make the last of your summer BBQ and picnic food...

Picnic Basket Dining at Stone Barns, Tarrytown...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

Blue Hill at Stone Barns is opening the grounds for Picnic Basket Dining on their patio or on the surrounding grass. It is by pre-paid reservation only. Apparently, spots are selling out quickly. C...

Portuguese Sausage roaster... what kind of sausage?

by gritsngreens 7 months ago

yep. I should be banned from ebay. As a result of another offer I couldn't refuse, I now have a lovely terracotta Portuguese sausage roaster. Supposedly the way to use it is to pour Everclear or de...

COVID 19 picnic--need suggestions!

by soccermom13 1 year ago

A couple we know treated us to a lovely outing pre-COVID 19. We had planned to have them over for a nice home-cooked dinner as a way to express our gratitude. But now, since we are all over 65 an...

Picnic Tables Now at Eden Center

by Steve 1 year ago

Around a dozen picnic tables have been set up at Eden Center to eat your carryout food. Some are on the sidewalk in front of shops plus the have cordoned off a row of parking and set up tables the...

Jimtown Store Closing Dec 30 | Alexander Valley - Healdsburg - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Owner Carrie Brown has announced that the Jimtown Store will close December 30. She is seeking a buyer or leasee for the iconic property. "Dear Friends of Jimtown, For the past 28 years, Jimt...

Snow-Line Orchard & Winery | Oak Glen - San Bernardino County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Apple season is back in the mile-high orchards of Oak Glen. I confess to being completely unaware of this growing area until a friend clued me in last year. On November 1 on my way to Palm Springs,...

Food for a full day of boating

by sarah3596 6 years ago

I need some ideas for filling lunches and snacks for our boating trips this summer. It's a ski boat and we will be out on it the majority of the day skiing, tubing, and swimming. Burning all those...

New Years Picnic in Paris

by leslatte 11 years ago

So I have read everyone's disdain for eating out on New Years in Paris and I thought I would take you up on the picnic idea. I will not have a kitchen so I will need to go to market. What would you...

Best Church Picnic Barbecued Mutton?

by StevenFro 10 years ago

When I first came to Kentucky, I took the long journey at the beginning of August to the Fancy Farm picnic. As I trust all Kentuckians know, Fancy Farm is a church picnic in far western Kentucky t...

Favorite picnic items?

by akdad 3 years ago

Summer is here, sort of and was looking forward to going on picnics again. My go to is herb de Provence roast chicken (or pork loin) with a cannelloni bean and herb salad with some crisp green be...

Side Dishes to make a Burgers and Brats BBQ special?

by Gretchen 5 years ago

We are throwing a birthday party on Saturday and while my husband is in charge of the basics on the grill, I'd like to pull together some side dishes that will elevate things just a little. I've al...

Menu/Recipe Recommendations for a Beach Day

by ad7yn 4 years ago

Please share menu ideas and your favorite recipes to bring to the beach. Today I packed: Spanish Tortillas - really good cold, based on Jaime Olive's youtube channel Fresh Fruit Salami

Homemade sausage with picnic shoulder?

by mystikdrey 9 years ago

Hi everyone, so as I mentionned in the title, can I make homemade sausages with a picnic shoulder? I read it's better to use pork butt, but can't find out exactly why. Thanks!

Walla Walla: Wineries with restaurants or picnic areas?

by ethereal 13 years ago

Thinking ahead to a summer Walla Walla trip. I'm wondering if any of the wineries in the area have picnic areas or restaurants associated with them.

Sweet onigiri fillings

by Ateji 6 years ago

I'd like to cook onigiri but I am a big fond of sweets so i want some SWEET ONIGIRI. Could you offer me some sweet onigiri fillings?

Self-catering "picnic" wedding reception: help!

by hansi21 5 years ago

My partner and I are planning on self-catering an informal wedding reception for about 50 people at a nearby state park. It will be in the afternoon-evening, by a lake, and we want to make it feel ...

How To Keep Picnic Supplies Cold in France

by pepisstud 5 years ago

Each time we travel in Europe we love to enjoy a picnic lunch or dinner for a welcome change from restaurants twice a day. We're heading for France and will spend some time (no doubt a lot of time)...

Your favorite lobster salad recipe

by CindyJ 5 years ago

Live Maine lobsters are plentiful and inexpensive ($5.99/lb) these days and I'm thinking of packing a picnic lunch featuring lobster salad on a great baguette. I'd love to get some suggestions for...

Picnicking in Portland

by harrisea 5 years ago

My husband and I are coming to Portland for 4 nights on Tuesday. I've already mined chowhound suggestions for bars, food trucks and dinners. What we enjoy most on city trips is packing up a picni...

Best picnic spot in Tilden Park for a small group??

by eknight77 10 years ago

Hello, I'm from Southern Cal and heading up the coast on a road trip in late June. I will only be in SF for one day and want to see 6 friends so decided to have a picnic in Tilden Park (after a...