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Picnic Idea of the Week- Four Seasons of Picnics

When I think about picnics I almost always think about summer and occasionally autumn but in my reading this week I discovered s web site that has ideas for a picnic in every season. Today I thought I would share my top four, one for each season starting with summer of course.

Summer: The Road Trip 
 a French baguette, a whole roast chicken, some pate de fois grasse or liverwurst, salami, Havarti cheese, and grapes. Stop at one of the highway rest stops so you can sit down at a picnic table

Hot soup in a thermos, fixings for smores, a warm salad, cider, plaid blankets, colourful napkins spread beneath a maple tree

Old-fashioned s'mores are hard to beat, but these five easy gourmet smores recipes are ones you'll want to try the next time you go camping. They are also perfect for an indoor dessert made in the microwave or oven, or made over the fire pit in the backyard for dessert. #campingfood

Pack up your family and head to someplace beautiful to watch the freshly fallen snow.  Make it a winter picnic with quiche, soup in your favourite thermos, hearty bread and hot apple cider.  Bring plenty of blankets and watch the dance of snowflakes

Spring: No plan 
I searched for hours for something I could share with you for a Spring picnic but I couldn't find anything specifically Spring except some recipes. There were rainy day picnics, easter picnics even some wedding picnics but nothing really hit me. That said look at this site for some really yummy picnic food ideas. 

Have your picnic in a park where the flowers are showing their spring colours. Sit on a bench or table where you can enjoy the view.


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