What’s your favorite place to go on vacation? Many people’s top spots revolve around water, such as a beachfront rental property or a lakeside cabin overlooking the shore. If you don’t have any water-centered vacations coming up this summer, consider planning a day trip to a local body of water like a creek, lake, or pond.
There’s something about the soothing roar of the ocean or the reflection of clouds on a lake’s glassy surface… Or perhaps it’s the excitement associated with water sports like surfing, skiing, tubing, and boogie-boarding… Or maybe we just appreciate the cool breeze that comes in from off the water, or the option to go for a refreshing swim whenever the sun gets to be overbearing.
Whatever it is… days on the water are always a joy. They also make for the perfect picnic setting—a scenic dining experience with a glorious view. So pack up your picnic baskets and head over to your favorite locale for some fishy fun!
Check out these nautical recipes perfect for all you seafaring vacationers!
Perfect Vacation Recipes:
Salmon Salad Sandwiches
Turn your favorite catch into portable sandwiches by serving salmon salad on Martin’s Dinner Potato Rolls. Sockeye salmon combined with mayo, mustard, parmesan cheese, and fresh veggies makes for wonderful mini sandwiches that are perfect for any picnic or afternoon luncheon.
Cold Crab Dip with Fish Crackers
Martin’s Potato Bread-turned fish crackers are the ultimate vehicle for this refreshing dip made with lump crab meat, cream cheese, lemon juice, sour cream, and chives. This recipe’s got all those summer “vibes” perfect for your day on the water.
Fun Fish Sandwiches
These delicious fried fish sandwiches with a quick aioli spread will be a hit with adults and kids alike; but just in case of extra picky eaters, make a few with PB&J instead! Use a fish-shaped cookie cutter for a fun finishing touch!
More seafood recipes:
- Crab Cake Bites
- Mini Shrimp Rolls
- Shrimp Roll Toast Sandwiches
- Lobster Roll
- Waldorf Style Tuna Salad on Toast
- Crab Roll
- Bay Scallop Po’boy
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