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With pick up locations dotted throughout the Hamptons, this new picnic service provides healthy, beautifully prepared and locally sourced salads and tartines...
Now in its second season, Madeline McLean’s Madeline Picnic Co. provides farm-to-fork picnics using ingredients from local farms, including Balsam Farms and Amber Waves, as well as independent purveyors and top-quality artisans.
Sometimes simplicity reigns supreme, and Madeline Picnic Co. merges easy-access delivery with what makes the Hamptons so special: a summer picnic...
The local harvest may be delayed by an unusually cold spring this year, but as the sweet corn, heirloom tomatoes and summer squash come to market, several new picnic purveyors on the East End will be dreaming up ways to enjoy them alfresco.
It’s hard to believe that September is already halfway over, and that morning chill you feel when you first step outside is a sobering reminder that summer is approaching its end. Eke out the last few weeks of the season by continuing to enjoy a timeless summer tradition: packing a picnic.
Chef Madeline McLean knows good food. From her time spent in the souks of the Middle East to the stretch she spent living in Paris, the Colorado native has tasted her way through the best spices, cheeses, and saucissons the world over - and learned a thing or two along the way...
Gallery employee to food entrepreneur is not a normal career switch, but for millennial Madeline McLean, the progression made sense.
"I always had a knack and obsession for food and cooking," says McLean, who launched her 'farm-to-fork' organic picnic business Madeline Picnic Co. in the Hamptons this past summer...