Family Reunion Picnic


Summer is the perfect time for relatives from near and far to come together for a reunion picnic in the park. Such a grand gathering isn't complete without those treasured recipes that have been in the family for generations.

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Food Quantities for a Crowd

When planning a buffet, use this guide to estimate how much you'll need per person. Keep in mind, if you offer more than one item from each category, the less you'll need per serving.


Beverages:

  • 3/4 cup of coffee or tea
  • 24 ounces of soft drinks, juices, lemonade or bottled water
  • 1 cup of milk


Breads:

  • 1 to 2 slices of bread
  • 1 biscuit, roll or muffin


Salads:

  • 1 cup of green salads
  • 1/2 cup of fruit, potato or pasta salads


Condiments:

  • 3 to 4 pickle slices or 1 pickle spear
  • 3 olives
  • 1 ounce of ketchup, mustard and pickle relish


Dairy:

  • 1 teaspoon (1 pat) of butter or margarine for bread and rolls
  • 1 ounce of sliced cheese for sandwiches
  • 2 tablespoons of cream for coffee


Desserts:

  • 1/2 cup of ice cream or frozen yogurt
  • 1 portion of cake or pie


Meats:

  • 4 to 6 ounces of meat, fish or poultry
  • 2 hot dogs
  • 1 to 2 ounces of sliced luncheon meat


Miscellaneous:

  • 1 ounce of potato or corn chips
  • 3 to 4 ounces of ice for beverages



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