Old parks for picnics

As separate as the origin of the word actually is from America’s racist past, Elizabeth Wellington argued in The Philadelphia Inquirer that it is worth keeping in mind the association between the two. We don’t necessarily have to stop saying picnic, but the history of the association shouldn’t be passed over either. Letting just anyone show you how to cook can be a recipe for a mediocre meal. With the rising popularity of YouTube cooking channels, it pays to be choosy—so allow us.