Superfast Picnic Recipes

Ingredients from great wine-country specialty-food stores were the inspiration for these quick and simple picnic recipes.
FoodandWine Recipe
  1. Mix finely chopped cornichons with mayonnaise and mustard and spread on a split baguette. Fill the baguette with slices of country pâté or roast pork.

  2. Spoon peperonata, eggplant caponata or another jarred Mediterranean spread on crostini and top with anchovies.

  3. Make a sandwich of Gruyère topped with onion or garlic jam on ciabatta bread.

  4. Swirl jam with Greek-style yogurt and use as a dessert dip with sugar cookies.

PUBLISHED April 2008