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Is Food the Background Music to Your Life?

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 11.02.2014 | Taste
Michelle May, M.D.

Ahhh Labor Day! Burgers, family and friends, picnics, swimming, potlucks, relaxing, grilling... I'll share some links to a few of our family's favor...

5 Red Picnic Wines to Serve Chilled

Bon Appetit | Posted 10.06.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

I like a full-bodied red wine as much as the next red-blooded American -- just not in August. In this heat, I'd rather chill a good Beaujolais alongside my beers.

How to Open a Wine Bottle with a Shoe

Sonia Gil | Posted 09.05.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

Imagine this... you have set out a beautiful picnic in an even more beautiful destination. But wait... you forget your wine opener! Luckily, I have a simple solution to this big conundrum.

Behold, The Most Magical (And Massive) Picnic Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.05.2014 | Arts

There are few joys as nostalgic and pure as packing up a wicker basket full of treats and hitting the grass, picnic style. The only thing missing from...

Fourth Of July Picnic Favorites: Rosemary Fried Chicken, Carrot Salad And Potato Salad

David Latt | Posted 08.31.2014 | Taste
David Latt

We contribute favorite picnic dishes to the pot luck.

The Perfect Picnic Dessert: Rhubarb Hand Pies

Food52 | Posted 08.19.2014 | Taste
Food52

Take down that picnic basket -- these portable hand pies want to go with you on your next adventure.

Buvette's Boiled Eggs With Seasoned Salt

Food52 | Posted 07.21.2014 | Taste
Food52

This idea was inspired by the Italian Easter tradition of wrapping chocolate eggs in colorful paper with a surprise inside.

First Nighter: William Inge's Loss of Roses Somewhat Wilted

David Finkle | Posted 07.12.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

It seems to me there's more than one reason for staging a revival. The first one that springs to mind, because it's the most obvious, is that a well-written and successful play is always a strong contender for old and new audiences.

The Secret to Guaranteed Success on a First Date

Foodbeast | Posted 12.14.2013 | Taste
Foodbeast

Take dating to the next level with the Picnic Backpack.

Hot Dogs Five Ways for Labor Day

One For The Table | Posted 08.28.2013 | Taste
One For The Table

A "hot dog bar" is the perfect solution to not feeling guilty about serving "hot dogs" at your next gathering.

8 Mistakes You're Making With Your Picnic

Posted 08.20.2013 | Taste

It can get complicated, because we're human and sometimes we just can't help ourselves.

How to Create a Healthy Picnic

Samara Foisy | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Samara Foisy

I love the idea of a picnic, but my reality usually goes something like this: backache from dragging my cooler 200 feet from my car, numb bum from sitting on the ground, grass stains, flies and overheated food. This is when I realize I've got start to create the picnics I imagine.

The Best Picnic Spots & Provisions in Paris

Paris by Mouth | Posted 07.29.2013 | Travel
Paris by Mouth

Tips for a perfect pique-nique parisien.

What Nutrition Experts Eat At Picnics

Posted 07.31.2013 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S. News Need an excuse to hang out with friends in the fresh summer air, now that the Memorial Day and Fourth of July festi...

Celebrating Fourth of July: Expectations vs. Reality

Foodbeast | Posted 07.03.2013 | Taste
Foodbeast

July 4 is about eating well, sitting back and enjoying each other's company. Except when it's not...

How Much Your July 4th Picnic Will Cost You (Minus The Beer)

AP | JEANNIE NUSS | Posted 07.03.2013 | Business

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- How much does it cost to pack a picnic this Fourth of July? That'll be $6 per person. That's according to the American Farm Bure...

Making a Difference: A World of Giving - Honoring America on Independence Day by Giving Back

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 08.31.2013 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Independence Day is not just a great time to be with family and friends watching fireworks and enjoying the perfect barbeque. It is also a time to reflect on the many gifts we, as Americans, have been given every day, as a community and as a country.

8 Perfect Picnic Foods That Don't Require Refrigeration

The Stir | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste
The Stir

Leave the ice cream at home and pack a basket with these delicious picnic bites everyone will love.

Top Chef Richard Blais Dishes About Food, Family and Liquid Nitrogen

The GypsyNesters | Posted 06.09.2013 | Taste
The GypsyNesters

Listen in as Top Chef Richard Blais dishes about his liquid nitrogen cocktails, why he's moved to California and how to pack the perfect kids' picnic on the beach!

The 10 Picnic Dishes to Know This Summer

Food52 | Posted 05.27.2013 | Taste
Food52

10 picnic dishes everyone should have up their sleeve this summer.

Eats and Drinks for Memorial Day

Imbibe | Posted 05.24.2013 | Taste
Imbibe

Busting out the barbecue? Car-camping with friends? Wherever your plans take you, these Imbibe-inspired recipes will help make your Memorial Day celebrations even better.

Apricot: Last Chance to View Camille at The Met

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 07.24.2013 | Arts
Alison Winfield Burns

Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity at the Metropolitan Museum of Art displays how master painters (mavericks in their day) created magical gardens -- and gowns -- using relationships between light and dark color.

Cherry Blossoms: History Behind the Bloom

Katherine LaGrave | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel
Katherine LaGrave

It cannot be overstated that in Japan, the sakura is serious business. But why are the blossoms so significant? Here's hoping you get out and enjoy them this spring -- perhaps, even, with a little more history than before.

Spring's Top 10 Picnic Baskets and Their Designers

Nova Lorraine | Posted 05.29.2013 | Style
Nova Lorraine

As I browsed for some spring inspiration, I came across the most inventive ideas by some of New York's brightest designers. Discover the 10 most creative picnic baskets for Spring 2013.

On the Culture Front: Let's Get Old Fashioned

Chris Kompanek | Posted 04.01.2013 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Maggie the Cat (Scarlett Johansson) isn't wearing gloves for her own fight for the American dream in Tennessee Williams' lyrical Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.