Is there a difference between a picnic and a tailgate party? Well, yes and no. Picnics are mostly thought of as summer fare (both the food and the event), with meals typically built around already prepared dishes that can easily be transported. Tailgate parties are often associated with autumn sporting events, and the menu usually includes lots of grilled meats.
In 200 Picnic & Tailgate Recipes you’ll find classic picnic favorites such as old-fashioned potato salad, fried chicken, sandwiches, and coleslaw; ideas for grilling meat, chicken, and fish; suggestions for drinks (with and without alcohol); and delicious options for desserts. With more than 30 full-color photographs of the dishes — plus tips on preparing food in advance and safe ways to get the food from the kitchen to the car — this book is the only compendium of picnic and tailgate recipes you’ll ever need. Tailgate parties — whether simple or lavish — are truly an American phenomenon.
About the Author
Carol Beckerman is a food writer and enthusiastic cook with more than 40 years’ experience. She is the author of 500 Breakfast & Brunch Dishes (Sellers, 2011). Now she cooks and bakes for local restaurants and runs her own Web site devoted to dairy-free cooking, www.carolbeckerman.wordpress.com.