Picnic Basket: 4th of July in Your Own Backyard

photo: golly molly The great thing about picnicking at home or in your own backyard (balcony, roof deck, what have you) is that the sky's pretty much the limit. You can make all your favorites, open a bottle of rosé or two or three or...(it is a holiday), spread a blanket on the floor, cop a squat and enjoy your independence from needing to be anywhere but in your own backyard. Here are some ideas:

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 And in case you need recipes, well we've got those too:

Simple Skillet Corn Recipe

Firecracker Crab Cakes Recipe

Tomatillo, Onion, and Black Bean Salad 

Roasted Radishes with Greens 

Raw Zucchini Summer Salad Recipe

Edamame Veggie Burger Recipe

Midsummer Strawberry Cream Cake Recipe