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Picnic Recipe Ideas…

June 11th 2015
By: Melanie

The weather has just started to brighten up again, so it’s time for us to dust off our picnic baskets and head out with the family into the great outdoors. We are so lucky to live in an area which not only has wonderful parks but also beautiful countryside, so we checked out a few unusual picnic recipe ideas available on the Country Living website.

Fresh Fig Crostata with Ricotta and Honey

Ingredients
 *   1.25 c. all-purpose flour
 *   2 tsp. all-purpose flour
 *   0.50 tsp. sugar
 *   0.50 tsp. salt
 *   1 stick unsalted butter
 *   2 tbsp. ice water or chilled vodka
 *   0.50 c. blanched almonds
 *   0.50 c. sugar
 *   2 tbsp. unsalted butter
 *   2 large eggs
 *   1 vanilla bean
 *   1 tbsp. bourbon
 *   0.13 tsp. salt
 *   1 lb. ripe figs
 *   1 tbsp. lemon zest
 *   1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
 *   1 c. heavy cream
 *   2 c. whole-milk ricotta
 *   local honey

For the method please visit: http://www.countryliving.com/food-drinks/recipes/a5411/fresh-fig-crostata-ricotta-honey-recipe-clx0714/

Grilled Peaches with Smoked Ham and Sorghum

Ingredients
 *   4 large peaches
 *   12 slice smoked country ham
 *   4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
 *   Freshly ground pepper
 *   1 head frisée
 *   1 c. sorghum syrup or pure cane syrup

For the method please visit: http://www.countryliving.com/food-drinks/recipes/a5439/grilled-peaches-smoked-ham-sorghum-recipe-clx0714/

Curry-Lime Pork Kebabs

Ingredients:
 *   0.25 c. plain Greek-style yogurt
 *   2 tbsp. curry powder
 *   1 tbsp. light brown sugar
 *   1 tbsp. soy sauce
 *   1 tbsp. ground turmeric
 *   1 tsp. fresh lime juice
 *   1 tsp. lime zest
 *   0.50 tsp. ground coriander
 *   0.50 tsp. salt
 *   1.25 lb. pork tenderloin
 *   24 cherry tomatoes
 *   12 medium cremini mushrooms
 *   Cooking spray
 *   0.50 tsp. Freshly ground pepper
 *   2 tbsp. Chopped cilantro

For the method please visit: http://www.countryliving.com/food-drinks/recipes/a5195/curry-lime-pork-kebabs-recipe-clx0514/

Source: Country Living http://www.countryliving.com/food-drinks/g783/picnic-recipes-0609/?slide=1