By Pat Volchok,
Be prepared. The best picnic spot might Make sure food is well wrapped to keep
still be damp, so take two vinyl tablecloths it tasting fresh and to give fragile items extra
and spread one vinyl side down to inhibit mois- cushioning in hard plastic containers.
ture. Add a blanket on top for sitting. Use the Basic tools might include: pocketknife with
other one as a tablecloth. Just remember to corkscrew, blanket, knives, forks, glasses, plates,
anchor the corners with rocks and never food premoistened towelettes, plastic bag for garbage,
containers; someone invariably will pick up a extra-large resealable storage bags for beach-container, and a gust of wind will blow the unteth- combers, salt and pepper, beach towels, two vinyl
ered cloth up and over the food, sand and all. tablecloths, serving utensils, cutting board, paper
Fill plastic jugs three-quarters full of drinking towels, firewood, propane starter and skewers.
water, lemonade or ice tea, and freeze. They will Freeze wet sponges and place them in resealable
slowly thaw in the car and still be chilled when plastic bags to use as additional coolants in the ice
it’s time to eat. chest and then as cleanup tools after the picnic.
Outdoor Dining Tips
Duni Dester offers a
wide variety of high-quality products for the
home and office, plus
Here are some suggestions for setting an
easy summer table or
putting on a picnic using
• Wondering what to
do with a few leftover
napkins and plates?
Purchase an additional
wide array of colors,
patterns and textures,
and then mix and match
to create your own
• Keep a supply of paper
goods (table cover,
napkins, cups and
plates) on hand so that
it’s a snap to pack for
an unplanned picnic.
• For a picnic, prewrap
plastic silverware in
napkins tied with raffia
or ribbon for ease
• Use Duni Dunicel or
Dunisilk table covers
when dining outside, as they are