Spring is almost here, which means it’s almost picnic time once again. A good picnic needs more planning than you’d expect, especially if you want it to be as easy and fun as possible. You need a picnic-friendly menu of food and drinks, and since you’ll be eating outdoors, most of these items should be prepped and prepared ahead of time. Also, you’ll want to make sure you have a blanket and proper utensils. The more you think about it, the more it seems like there is to plan. If you’re not sure where to start to prepare for a picnic, here are three tips to get you started.
Choose Your Menu Thoughtfully
Think finger foods and handhelds. Make sure both the food and the drink options have the picnic setting in mind. Choose foods that can be served at room temperature and without a ton of extra sauces or toppings. Don’t choose foods that need a lot of chopping, since using a cutting board on uneven ground can be hectic. When in doubt, go for small foods that can be held in your hands.
Prep as Much as Possible
Make sure you’ve pre-cooked foods before you leave for your picnic. This may sound obvious, but it has happened before and it’s so easy to get into the mindset of throwing everything into your car and taking off. Do as much cutting and preparing beforehand as you can. This will make your picnic go much smoother!
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Pack Very Carefully
Now that you have all of your food and drinks ready, think about the best ways to transport them. Keep in mind you’re probably going to be getting into a car, driving through possible bumpy streets, while also arriving and walking to your picnic location. Lots of spills can happen if you’re not careful with your packing.
Now, you’re ready to plan out your next picnic. Let the great outdoors in as you drive to your next adventure with the windows rolled down in a car from Berglund Automotive Group! Shop online or in-store today.