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How to Host a Spring Picnic


Romanticize your life...

By taking every opportunity to dine al fresco, because a little sunshine makes everything taste better. Enjoy these packable, snackable recipes to elevate your next picnic this spring. 

Spring Cheeseboard  

Welcome spring with this fun and easy cheese and butter board to share. Cultured butter pairs beautifully with crisp radishes and a sprinkle of flaky salt. And as the weather starts to warm up, we appreciate fresh carrots and spring peas, plus a little something sweet with our cheeses.

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Goat Cheese Toast  

Whip 8 oz of fresh goat cheese, 4 oz of cream cheese, a few glugs of olive oil, salt, pepper and 1/2 a lemon in a food processor. Spread atop your favorite bread and add your preferred toppings. We like grilled peaches, salmon, prosciutto, fresh peas, and sliced cucumbers.   

Mini Rhubarb Galettes 

Buttery flaky pastry dough is wrapped around rhubarb and berries for a rustic, freeform galette with the perfect sweet-salty balance. These mini rustic galettes are best served warm with vanilla ice cream or a dollop of Vermont Creamery crème fraȋche.

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Crème Fraîche Salad Dressing 

There's nothing like whipping together a homemade salad dressing to really up your salad game. This herbed crème fraîche salad dressing is packed with a bit of richness from the crème fraîche, sweet tartness from the cider vinegar, and extra brightness from the freshly chopped herbs.

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Fresh Vegetable Sandwiches with Goat Cheese 

This fresh vegetable sandwich gets a bit of heat from a harissa goat cheese spread. Pile vegetables on fresh french bread or an everything bagel.

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