At the market you'll find strawberries and asparagus, little lettuces and radishes, peas and scallions. What foods say Memorial Day to you? Seven Layer Salad? Potato salad? Something on the grill? Chocolate sheet cake with vanilla frosting? Brownies? This weekend I'm going to try Eton Mess, a kind of a mashed up strawberry shaum torte with whipped cream, sugared strawberries and crumbled meringues. I'll let you know how it goes.
And what makes a day--any day--memorable? What do you want to remember and honor? What can you pack in your picnic basket that helps bring such things to your life and the lives of those around you?
(Image: Dana Velden)