Picnic Loaf

Preparation info
  • Makes:

    2 to 3

    servings per loaf
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Monday-to-Friday Cookbook

By Michele Urvater

Published 1991

  • About

The first time I ate a picnic loaf was on a freezing cold afternoon when my friend Roily Woodyatt brought it to a beach picnic held on what was supposed to have been a warm afternoon, some Memorial Day weekend.

Roily had hollowed out a large round Italian loaf, splashed it with olive oil, and filled it with layers of salami, prosciutto, provolone, black olives, and other ingredients that I forget. A wedge was served to each, and we all partook of the ideal picnic sandwich—a meal wra