The Art of Picnics
Seasonal Outdoor Entertaining (Family Style Cookbook, Picnic Ideas, and Outdoor Activties)
Gourmet Grazing for the Great Outdoors—Picnic Ideas for Your Picnic Basket
“Full of fun tips to bring gatherings outside; the recipes, practical tips, and styling inspiration makes me want to make every meal a picnic.” —Elizabeth Minchilli, author of The Italian Table
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What could be the hidden key to health and happiness? It may just be tucked away in your picnic basket. The Art of Picnics encourages you to take a break from your fast-paced lifestyle, pick up a picnic basket, and reconnect with nature.
Picnic ideas and outdoor recipes for seasonal eating. There’s nothing more satisfying than good picnic food and the great outdoors. And if you’re yearning for tranquility and the charm of nature, your own backyard may be your own special retreat. With a bounty of family-style food recipes for foodies of all skill levels, The Art of Picnics offers a new perspective on the traditional picnic.
From decor to dessert. The perfect lounging, hiking, or camping cookbook, this beautifully photographed inspirational tome can also be used to feed your friends and family indoors (we’ll never tell!). Part easy recipe-book, part outdoor entertaining manual, The Art of Picnics is an accessible, visual guide to creating a quintessential outdoor gathering. Whether it’s cooking during the day for an upcountry lunch or preparing for a twilight gathering, you’ll capture a spark of outdoor adventure with twenty seasonal picnic ideas. Featuring vibrant photographs of picnic traditions and lush landscapes, inside you’ll find:
- Décor ideas with woven rugs, crate tables, mismatched china, plush pillows
- Planning recommendations like fresh-cut blooms, wine, and artisanal bread
- One-of-a-kind recipes for sandwiches, grazing boards, and more!
If you’re looking for charcuterie books, a snacks cookbook, or recipes for food on the go—or enjoyed Picnic, The Camp Cookout, or Platters and Boards—then you’ll love The Art of Picnics.