Tag Archives: the picnic series

Jan’s Seafood Boil

This past weekend we hosted a Seafood Boil in our backyard using my stepmom Maddie’s recipe for the Picnic Series.  A few dozen people stopped by over the course of the day bringing treats and smiles.  We ate, a lot, enjoyed the beautiful day, and discussed the moral dilemmas associated with the boiling of seafood. Nieces! […]

Paula’s Potato Salad

This week I’m excited to share my Aunt Paula’s potato salad.  I love potato salad, especially the grilled potato salad we made last summer (I can’t wait to make that again).  As the weather warms up I’m thinking about picnics more and more, and no picnic is complete without a potato salad! Paula says: When […]

Perfect Picnic Sandwich

For picnics, my mother always makes hoagies.  The sandwiches vary, but usually it is turkey, provolone, greens, pesto, and some sort of roasted pepper or onion.  These simple sandwiches were always fresh and delicious, paired with chips or fruit salad, soda and maybe even dessert.  Over the years we’ve eaten these sandwiches up and down […]

Lori’s Sesame Pasta Salad

Long time blog readers will remember my Aunt Lori.  She won the first (and only) recipe contest we held for Biscuits and Such’s first blogoversary.  Full disclosure: it was a blind judging (and I was not a judge).  Her coca-cola cake wowed everyone.  Aunt Lori is the wife of my father’s only brother, my Uncle […]

Grammy’s Steak Sandwiches

This past weekend my grandparents invited us to their house for a picnic style dinner. My grandmother made a dozen little dishes and we sat around the coffee table and listened to stories, eating all of our favorite picnic foods. My grandparents grew up in the same neighborhood in Trenton, New Jersey. They’ve known each […]