Cookbook Giveaway – A Year of Picnics

While Ashley English’s A Year of Picnics: Recipes for Dining Well in the Great Outdoors is, in theory, a cookbook and guide that shares the keys to a perfect picnic, the great selection of recipes can be used for any occasion – basket and blanket optional.

For more information on this cookbook, please see our review post, which shares a recipe for Trail Mix Blondies.

We are pleased to offer five copies of this title to our EYB Members in the US and Canada. One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you like to try first?

Please note that you must be logged into the Rafflecopter contest before posting or your entry won’t be counted. If you are not already a Member, you can join at no cost. The contest ends at midnight on June 24th, 2017

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  • Kristjudy  on  May 20, 2017

    The berry cake!

  • Rosesrpink50  on  May 20, 2017

    I would make the seafood sliders with the Moroccan apple salad!

  • Joy001  on  May 20, 2017

    Moroccan apple salad! Yum!

  • Ziggy7  on  May 20, 2017

    Zucchini Gratin!

  • cocecitycook  on  May 20, 2017

    Pickled eggs sounds like great picnic food!

  • heyjude  on  May 20, 2017

    I can always use a new gazpacho recipe.

  • AGENT99  on  May 20, 2017

    Birdseed cookies!

  • ravensfan  on  May 20, 2017

    Zucchini gratin

  • Siegal  on  May 20, 2017

    Mojito slaw

  • eileen2015  on  May 20, 2017

    Mushroom beef stew

  • blue_ribbon_baker  on  May 20, 2017

    I love everything cardamom so the Cardamom Pistachio and Citrus Bundt Cake…or the Cardamom Rose Water and Berry Coffee Cake!

  • lpatterson412  on  May 20, 2017

    I know it is indulgent but I would love to try the s'mores brownies! I'm really hoping that it is similar too the ones from the camp days, those were amazing!

  • jupflute  on  May 20, 2017

    Mango Lassi ice pops

  • JanScholl  on  May 20, 2017

    Birdseed coolies! How cool is that!

  • lgroom  on  May 21, 2017

    That gazpacho recipe lists some different ingredients — I'd have to try that first.

  • lhudson  on  May 21, 2017

    My husband and I spend a lot of time canoeing the nearby rivers and we always take a lunch or snacks so I would like to try the Smoky Paprika Apple Chips.

  • skyejaden  on  May 21, 2017

    I want to try the maple poundcake!

  • mpdeb98  on  May 22, 2017

    Chimichurri chicken

  • skipeterson  on  May 22, 2017

    Spring onion and chicken liver pâté

  • lebarron2001  on  May 22, 2017

    Herbed Green Beans with Pistachios

  • sgump  on  May 22, 2017

    The maple poundcake sounds nice–and would certainly be portable!

  • trudys_person  on  May 22, 2017

    Trail Mix Blondies sound great and satisfying after or during a hike!

  • akrupnick  on  May 22, 2017

    Cardamom, rosewater coffeecake

  • skbaker3791  on  May 23, 2017

    I can't seem to resist cookies- Birdseed cookies sound like the perfect themed cookie for a picnic!

  • JenJoLa  on  May 23, 2017

    There were a number of tempting recipes but I think I'll have to go with Swedish crèmes with rhubarb compote.

  • Dmartin997  on  May 24, 2017

    Beef jerky

  • Kelos  on  May 25, 2017

    Gingersnap and coconut lime tassies ๐Ÿ™‚

  • crowlands  on  May 25, 2017

    S'mores brownies. Perfect for outdoors!

  • VickiN  on  May 25, 2017

    Ham, Gouda, & Pear Sandwiches

  • BarkingHen  on  May 25, 2017

    Maple pound cake… yum!

  • annierae  on  May 25, 2017

    Cardamom Rosewater Berry Coffee cake!

  • Ozma81  on  May 25, 2017

    bird seed cookies

  • stargirl  on  May 25, 2017

    carbonara nests! my favorite pasta dish!

  • thewoobdog  on  May 25, 2017

    Carrot and Fennel Quick Pickle! Or Roasted Carrot and Fennel dip (mmmmm, all the fennel)

  • nandag  on  May 25, 2017

    Mason jar apple cardamom crumbles

  • lindaeatsherbooks  on  May 25, 2017

    I would make the Gingersnap and coconut lime tassies first.

  • dbielick  on  May 25, 2017

    Seafood sliders

  • matag  on  May 25, 2017

    Seafood sliders

  • rstuart  on  May 25, 2017

    Maple Poundcake!

  • jlemoine  on  May 25, 2017

    The Moroccan apple salad sounds delicious!

  • love2chow  on  May 26, 2017

    Romanian meatball soup (Ciorba de persioare) as it sounds adventuresome

  • mfl  on  May 26, 2017

    Spring onion and chicken liver pâté

  • vinochic  on  May 26, 2017

    Pistachio, apricot, and fennel biscotti

  • magicandmayhem  on  May 26, 2017

    I'm guessing most of the recipes won't work for our family (we're gluten free and vegetarian) but the Moroccan apple salad sounds nice.

  • PennyG  on  May 26, 2017

    Moroccan Apple Salad sounds delicious! (This is the 2nd time today I have selected the same recipe as the poster above me!)

  • juazella  on  May 26, 2017

    Peach and lemon verbena clafoutis

  • t.t  on  May 27, 2017

    chimichurri chicken

  • Foodo  on  May 27, 2017

    Ginger snap and coconut lime tassies

  • anightowl  on  May 28, 2017

    At the risk of being labeled a copycat…Gingersnap and coconut lime tassies ๐Ÿ™‚

  • RSW  on  May 30, 2017

    Pickled Eggs

  • Scotsman61  on  May 30, 2017

    Pickled eggs, I love Pickled Eggs!!

  • fiarose  on  May 31, 2017

    mmmm…birdseed cookies, watercress and feta salad, seafood sliders, moroccan apple salad, couscous feta and herb salad, smoky cauliflower spread, fig and orange skillet cake…i love the idea of this book!

  • annieski  on  June 1, 2017

    Trail mix blondies

  • sarahawker  on  June 2, 2017

    I have kids so…. Grilled PB&J

  • elinwoods  on  June 2, 2017

    The cardamom and rose water coffee cake!

  • kitchenclimbers  on  June 8, 2017

    mojito slaw

  • mwaters  on  June 9, 2017

    Quinoa and pecan casserole

  • heyjude  on  June 9, 2017

    The gazpacho recipe sounds delicious.

  • Cjelineo  on  June 9, 2017

    I would try the Birdseed Cookies!

  • CBLee  on  June 9, 2017

    I would try the recipe "Maple Pound cake" first.

  • MSR  on  June 10, 2017

    Carrot and fennel quick pickle

  • gioia5  on  June 10, 2017

    birdseed cookies!!

  • Cruisin14fun  on  June 10, 2017

    Grilled PB&J

  • AlexandraCohenSpiegler  on  June 10, 2017

    Cheesy kale chips

  • Nancith  on  June 11, 2017

    Gingersnap and coconut lime tassies sound like fun!

  • sequoia55  on  June 12, 2017

    mushroom beef stew

  • Uhmandanicole  on  June 12, 2017

    Cardamom, rose water, and berry coffee cake

  • ktwalla  on  June 12, 2017

    Peach and lemon verbena clafoutis.

  • nomadchowwoman  on  June 12, 2017

    Rosemary lemon bars sound like another tasty way to use some of the rosemary on my ginormous bush!

  • kaluzwilliams  on  June 15, 2017

    how do I log into the Rafflecopter contest ? I followed the link but I couldn't figure out where/how to sign up.

  • tarae1204  on  June 15, 2017

    Everything looks amazing! My children and I would love mango lassi pops

  • mommaG  on  June 15, 2017

    Potato salad

  • orchidlady01  on  June 17, 2017

    The Maple poundcake sounds delicious!

  • meggan  on  June 19, 2017

    The Gingersnap and coconut lime tassies sound good.

  • shoffmann  on  June 24, 2017

    The smoked salmon and herb finger sandwiches sound really nice.

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