The Victorian Pantry, Authentic Vintage Recipes (includes historical recipes that are just fun to read; recipes include those for kisses [lemon meringue], cider cake, plum pudding, snitz and knep, bubble and squeak, onion custard, and more!)
5 Watermelon: Fruit salad deserves to be on this list, but everyone who responded to our little Twitter poll listed watermelon as the best picnic food. Cut at home, it’s easy to serve and eat and is refreshing even if it’s a little bit warm. Plus, then you can have a seed-spitting contest. Just make sure you aren’t too close to other picnickers.