New England Recipes, Country Recipes, Recipes, free recipes online, online recipe sites, NE Recipes, NewEngland Recipes, Yankee recipes, Country Recipes, N.E. Recipes
Tell A Friend about New England Recipes.com
Chef recipes, free recipes, easy recipes, appetizer recipes,bbq recipes, drink recipes, bread recipes, breakfast recipes, candy recipes, chef recipes,maple recipes, salads,seafood recipes,main dish recipes,vegetarian recipes,vegan recipes, pet food recipes
appetizer recipes Appetizers
BBQ Recipes BBQ
drink recipes, Beverages, drinks, Beverages
Bread recipes, breads, rolls, pastries, whole wheat bread recipe, gluten free bread, Breads
Breakfast recipes,Breakfast, egg recipes, pancake recipes, waffle recipes,omelette recipes Breakfast
candy recipes, candies, sweets, cookies, Candy
Chef, Chef Glossary, Food Glossary, Recipe Glossary, Chef Glossary
Chefs, Inn Chefs, Chef Recipes, Easy Chef Recipes, Chef Recipes
cooking tips, Cook Tips, Chef Tips, Recipe Tips, Baking Tips, Cooking Tips
dessert recipes, desserts, sweets, pies, cakes, Desserts
Food Articles
food photos, photo sharing, photo contest, Food Photography Food Photos
gits, gift recipe, food gifts,specialty food Gifts in a Jar
jam recipes, jellies, jelly recipe, homemade jelly, homemade jam, Jam & Jellies
Main Entre Recipes, Main Course Recipes, Meal Recipes, Entertaining Recipes Main Dishes
Maple Recipes, Maple Syrup Recipes, Maple Recipe, Maple Sugar Recipes, Maple Recipes
Pet Food Recipes, Pet Food, Pet food recipe, homemade pet food, Pet Food
salads, salad recipes, Salads Salads
Sanwich recipes, Sandwiches, Sandwiches
Sauce Recipes, Homemade Sauce, Authentic Sauce Recipes, Italian Tomatoe Sauce, Sauces, Sauces
Seafood Recipes, Fish Recipes, Baked Fish Recipes, Haddock, Salmon, Swordfish, Flounder, Shrimp, Scallops, Cod, Lobster, Shellfish, Clams Seafood
Side Recipes, Side Dishes, vegetable recipes, Side Dishes
Soup Recipes, Soups, Chowers, Clam Chowers, New England Clam Chowder, Chowder, Fish Chowder, Soup & Chowder
Vegetarian Recipes, Vegan Recipes, Meat Free Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, Vegetarian
recipes, food recipes, dessert recipes, cookie recipe, chef recipes, free recipes, pet food recipes, drink recipes, holiday recipes, fish recipes,
Classified Ads Classified Ads
Sweeptakes,
Free Sweeps
Shop Online, Online Shopping
Photo Sharing, Free Photo Sharing, Photo Share Photo Share
recipe books, Recipes Recipe Books
recipe books, Recipes Privacy Policy

New England Lodging, NE Dining, Restaurants, Real Estate, Food, Recipes,Chefs

Classified Ads Maine
Classified Ads Vermont
Classified Ads New Hampshire
Classified Ads Massachusetts
Classified Ads Connecticut
Classified Ads Rhode Island

Country Weddings, New England Recipes, Weddings, 
Pet Friendly Lodging, Bring My Pet,
Travel Destinations, Hotel Reservations, Travel
ME Living, Maine Vacations,
New England
Vacations
New England Maple Recipes
Pack the Basket and Get Outside
Great Picnic Recipes
Picnic Recipe Ideas Summer Recipes hero sub sandwiches

picnic funahhhh... summer...

One of the simplest pleasures of summertime is going for a picnic. When it comes to relaxing and spending time with our loved ones, nothing beats it! And have you ever noticed how much better the food tastes when you're outside, defending it against the little bugs that come a-calling?

Whether you create a romantic couple's afternoon by the lake or make it a family outing with the kids at the park, one of the best things about planning a picnic is its fluid nature. There is no "proper" way to have a picnic and even utensils may not always be necessary. You can keep it simple with a "loaf of bread and a jug of wine" or make it as elaborate as you want.

When planning your picnic, it's important to consider what foods will hold well without refrigeration for a few hours. Hero or sub sandwiches are always a great option. Try the Antipasta Hero, a refreshing Italian twist to the traditional hero sandwich. With fresh olives, roast beef and mozzarella cheese, this recipe will set the tastbuds a-tinglin'. If you decide on an Italian theme for your picnic, the Italian Pasta Salad should definitely be included in the day's menu. Fresh kalamata olive, mozzarella cheese and pepperoni tossed with tangy Italian dressing - hearty and flavorful.

Nothing pairs better with a picnic than a great batch of potato salad. In fact, potato salad is almost synonymous with picnicking. One wonderful and distinctly New England version of the traditional potato salad is a Maple Roasted Sweet Potato Salad. Talk about a fabulous pairing of flavors! With a hint of maple syrup, fresh apples and New England cranberries, this is a recipe not to be missed.

Cookies or fresh fruit are wonderful choices for the picnicker's dessert. One yummy fresh fruit recipe is Cantaloupe in Lime-Yogurt-Cardamom dressing. With a pinch of fresh honey and fresh-squeezed lime juice, this recipe is an incredible spot-hitter on a hot day. If cookies are more your style, check out the recipe for Brown Sugar Shortbreads. These little treats are simple to make and guaranteed to be a hit with the kids.

No picnic would be complete without a refreshing batch of Homemade Lemonade - the perfect thirst-quencher for those hot and languid days. The secret to making amazing lemonade is lots of fresh lemons. Try tossing a few sprigs of mint into the lemonade for a subtle flavor enhancement.

Whatever you choose for the menu, make sure to take some time out from daily hectic life this summer and picnic with your loved ones. You won't regret it for a minute!




  Travel-Destinations low hotel rates lodging and inns

Shop for gifts at Free World Mall