A picnic basket or picnic hamper is a basket intended to hold food and tableware for a picnic meal. Picnic baskets are standard equipment at many picnics. A basket is a container which is traditionally constructed from stiff fibers, which can be made from a range of materials, including wood splints, runners, and cane. While most baskets are made from plant materials, other materials such as horsehair, baleen, or metal wire can be used. Baskets are generally woven by hand. Some baskets are fitted with a lid, others are left open. Baskets serve utilitarian as well as aesthetic purposes. Some baskets are ceremonial that is religious, in nature.
While baskets are typically used for storage and transport, specialized baskets are as sieves, for cooking, for processing seeds or grains, for tossing gambling pieces, rattles, fans, fish traps, laundry, and other uses. While the basic concept of a picnic basket is quite simple, some picnic baskets sold by gourmet stores are quite large and elaborate, with insulated compartments to hold hot and cold foods, and dishware including wine glasses and porcelain plates which are secured in pockets along with items of cutlery, condiments, corkscrew etc. The picnic bag is very easy to use, you can pack up your stuff in them and put them in the back seat of your vehicle easily. Moreover, you can the picnic bag wherever you want to whether its camping, picnic or any other outdoor vacation.
Another benefit about these picnic bags are that they are durable which means that they will last for a longer period of time. They are very light weight and portable, hence you can carry them anywhere you want. Many modern picnic baskets also have a special storage section to hold a bottle of wine, the traditional beverage brought along to intimate picnics. Some modern picnic baskets come with detachable blankets as well. In fact, nowadays these picnic bags comes in a variety of trendy and cool designs which will definitely enhance your personality only if you are carrying one of the picnic bags with you. Therefore it’s essential to carry a picnic bag with you whenever you are going for a picnic as it will help you carry your stuff that you have decided to take with you for the picnic. Moreover a picnic bag is just not a bag but it’s a picnic companion who protects your stuff and carry you stuff for a long period of time.
- May 11, 2017
- Mark Kelsch