Best Tips for A Perfect Picnic
As the weather warms up, outdoor spaces like parks or beaches, even your backyard provide a safe environment that allows you to get out of the house for a while. And if you practice proper social distancing measures, it can also be a great opportunity to safely hang out with friends. Why not roll out your picnic blanket and enjoy a good time. Here are some tips to help you make an ideal picnic.
Choose a right spot
The point of a picnic is to eat on the ground, so it is necessary to pick an idyllic, lush, and grassy, and with plenty of natural shade. Utilize the shade in case it gets too hot, and make sure that there's plenty of surrounding space for children to run around. A spot near indoors is convenient for you to switch to if it is raining.
Choose a blanket
A blanket creates a unique sense of picnic fashion and it can provide a clear space for sitting and place foods. This blanket is a cheeky, easy-to-clean waterproof option.
Prepare your recipes
The best picnic food ideas aren’t just delicious - they’re simple, too. They’re dishes that you can make ahead knowing that they’ll still taste great when you’re ready to eat. They’re easy to pack in a cooler bag, and you only need a few utensils to serve them.
Main foods: sandwich or salad is a good choice for your mains.
Sandwiches are the best picnic food out there! They’re compact, so they don’t take up too much space in a cooler or bag, and you can eat them with your hands. To pack them, wrap them in a reusable sandwich wrap or foil so that they hold together until you eat.
1) Caprese Sandwich
Good picnic food doesn’t have to be complicated, and this Caprese sandwich is here to prove it. Juicy tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and fresh basil fill it with delicious flavor and texture.
2) Egg Salad
This salad is made with Dijon mustard, lemon, capers, chives, and dill, giving you a fresher and more flavorful experience than other salads. Also, you can add other ingredients to make it heartier.
Dessert: cupcakes, juice, fresh fruit, or jelly. All of them are easy to pack and good taste.
Other items you may need
- Bug spray
- Cutting board
- Antibacterial wipes
- Balls or balloons to entertain the kids or decoration at the picnic
- Ice packs with a large cooler bag to keep the food cool and safe
- Trash bags to pick up what you left
Plan ahead and prepare what you need for the picnic and the last thing you need to do is enjoy the best picnic time with your families or friends!