Basket Case


Now that you’ve learned how to make the “perfect” sandwich, pack it up and make it the supreme center of a day on the grass (or at the beach, the pool, the … well, you get the drift) with these picnic-perfect accoutrements.

1. Tote all your trappings — and then some — in the (A) Pioneer Canvas Deluxe Picnic Basket ($87, 888-245-9662, www.picnicsite.com) or in the colorful (B) Hamptons Picnic Basket ($115, 877-733-3683, www.redenvelope.com).

2. Tupperware’s still got it. Sandwich Keeper Set. $11 for two. order.tupperware.com

3. First you eat. Then you nap. Outdoorsman Blanket and Carrier. $42. (800) 706-3981, www.picnicfun.com

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4. Keep your vino safe with this classy two-bottle wine tote from Mulholland Brothers. It includes a removal insulator with separators as well as a bottle opener. Two Bottle Wine Carrier, $219. (877) 685-4655, www.on-the-fly.com

5. Dress up your day out with these unbreakable melamine plates from Jonathan Adler. Fish plates and bowl, $5 to $7 each. (866) 781-9494, www.velocityartanddesign.com