You are here: Home » Summer » Summer Picnics Summer Picnics In Season,Summer http://relish.com/articles/summer-picnic-planning/ July 25, 2006 Food always tastes better when it's eaten outdoors. Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn http://pgoarelish2.files.wordpress.com/2006/07/14033picnicoverall4887_mrg.jpg Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Is it our imagination or does food taste better when it’s eaten outside? We’ve never put it to the test, but we know that as soon as the weather gets warmer, we take our plates to the great outdoors. Sometimes, we take them to a park, but often we only go as far as the screen porch. Either way, we call it a picnic. Five Fun Things to Bring on a Picnic: Everyone knows to pack cups for the wine and a big bag for the trash. It’s the extras you bring that make your picnic special: Frisbee Kite Binoculars Wide brim hat Pillow for a snooze By Jean Kressy Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Curried Chicken Salad Sweet and chewy raisins offset the spicy curry nicely in this filling chicken salad. Roasted Red Pepper Spread This tangy dip is perfect with a malty whole-grain bread or as a spread for turkey sandwiches! Brown Rice, Tomatoes and Basil Salad A simple vinaigrette dresses brown rice and tomatoes.