Episode 63: The History of the Picnic

June 6, 1998

It's a historical view of the picnic with award-winning author Claudia Rodin. From the cemetery picnics of China to the original picnickers, the Victorians, Claudia sheds some new light on summer's favorite pastime, and shares a recipe from her classic book, Everything Tastes Better Outdoors. Jane and Michael Stern take us to Little Rock, Arkansas, for great steaks and cheese authority Steve Jenkins takes us to Wisconsin.

Broadcast dates for this episode:

  • June 6, 1998