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Urban Picnic Advice: Cool Down, Eat Up
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Urban Picnic Advice: Cool Down, Eat Up

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Urban Picnic Advice: Cool Down, Eat Up

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Cookbook authors John Burns and Elisabeth Caton.

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Detail from the cover of 'The Urban Picnic'

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A new book offers picnic advice for those frustrated by urban life — or by picnics themselves. The Urban Picnic has guidance about everything that can go on a blanket, from food and drink to music. Its authors say their goal is to help people have a good time, simply.

Barbecued Lemon Chicken

Tip: Grain-fed or free-range chicken will add to the good taste.

Serves 4

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

juice of 1 lemon

2 tsp olive oil

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 tsp dried oregano

pinch cayenne pepper

In a shallow dish, arrange chicken in single layer.

In a bowl, combine the lemon juice, oil, garlic, oregano, and cayenne, and mix well. Pour mixture over chicken and turn to coat both sides. Let stand at room temperature for 20 minutes or cover and refrigerate for up to 6 hours.

On a greased grill, cook chicken over medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until meat is no longer pink inside.

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