When most people think of picnic baskets they conjure up memories and thoughts of a checkered cloth lined wicker basket with a lid and handles. The basket is filled with sandwiches, cheeses and meats along with a blanket, plates and flatware. There may also be cups and something to drink.

Picnic baskets as described above are still very real. No dreams here. You can still find a huge variety of these type of baskets. They come is various sizes and can be purchased with settings for 2 or 4 people.

In recent years, picnic baskets have seen a resurgence in popularity as families are going to the outdoors in greater and greater numbers. Parks are filling again with couples and families enjoying the outdoors and nature.

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