Picnic Ideas For some reason eating outdoors always makes food taste better. Whether you\’re having a fun filled family outing, heading to the beach, on a romantic date, or just relaxing in your own back yard, there are many fabulous foods, and picnic supplies to make the experience memorable.
One of the best parts of a picnic is selecting the perfect Picnic Basket.And besides, what is a picnic without a picnic basket?There are picnic baskets for all types of occasions, from kid\’s picnic packs, lunch totes, to picnic sets for multiple people. Picnic Basket functionality should not be overlooked when selecting a basket.There are picnic baskets sets that come with plates, wine glasses, utensils, napkins, already to go.Insulated picnic baskets are great to keep food hot and beverages cold at the same time. If your picnic happens to land on a rainy day, there are many picnic baskets that are water proof. For group picnics, there are many picnic baskets available that come with additional storage.If you are looking for convenience, many picnic baskets are built with wheels. Wheeled picnic baskets, large in size with extra storage for food, drinks, cutlery, silverware, table cloth, blankets will make your picnic even more comfortable.
There are numerous picnic recipes available, & with easy food ideas and proper planning it will always make for a great picnic.
Two of my favorite easy to make picnic foods are listed below :
Spicy Chipotle Turkey Wraps
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon chopped chipotle sauce
2 teaspoons adobo sauce from chipotle peppers
4 (10 inch) whole wheat tortillas
1/2 pound sliced smoked turkey
1 (8 ounce) package Shredded Monterey jack cheese
1 avocado – peeled, pitted and sliced
4 romaine lettuce leaves
Combine mayonnaise, chipotle Chile, and adobo sauce in a small bowl. Spread the mixture evenly on the tortillas. Divide the turkey, Monterey jack cheese, avocado, and romaine lettuce onto each tortilla. Fold the bottom of the tortilla snugly over the filling, then fold in the left and right edges. Roll the tortilla up to the top edge, forming a tight cylinder. Cut the wrap in half before serving.
7-Layer Taco Dip
1 (1 pound) package Bob Evans® Original Roll Sausage
1 (16 ounce) can refried beans
1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix
2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend
1 (16 ounce) container sour cream
1 (4.5 ounce) can chopped green chilies
1 large tomato, diced
1 (6 ounce) can sliced black olives
1 bunch green onions, chopped
1 (11 ounce) jar salsa
In large skillet over medium heat, crumble and cook sausage until browned. Stir in beans, chilies and taco seasoning mix. Spread sausage mix into 7 x 11 serving dish. Top with sour cream then salsa. Sprinkle olives, tomato and onion on top. Cover with cheese. Serve immediately with chips. Refrigerate leftovers.
When gearing up for a picnic, there are many key essentials to make the fulfilled:
- Picnic Basket
- Picnic Blanket
- Picnic Cooler or Tote
- Food & Condiments
- Napkins, Plates, & Silverware
- Cups & Wine glasses
- Cork Screw or Bottle Opener
- Paring knife, Cutting Board
- Wipes or cloths
- Recycling & Garbage bags
Until Next Time!
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