Tag: Picnics

Summer's Bounty

It’s Back!

As I look out my window, it’s a challenge to realize that today is the first day of summer! However, I am holding out great hope for the promise of, as the song says, the hazy, lazy, crazy days of summer; pass the Pimm’s #1 Cup please! I am also holding out great hope for the Italian […]

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Brazilian Empadas

The famous Brazilian meat pies also known as empanadas!  We really enjoy having empadas in the summer either for lunch or dinner with a salad! They are excellent to take on a picnic or to a party as an appetizer (see below).  Bonus…they can be eaten hot or at room temperature!  If you wish, you can add a few red chili flakes to spice them up […]

Summer Salads

Potato Salad With Fresh Peas

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. My go to when I want a potato salad with a mayonnaise dressing and lots of colourful veggies.  It’s great for a picnic with chicken or cold meats.  It would also be a really good accompaniment to barbecued fish.  We know that Mom made the “best” potato […]