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 […]