How to make a romantic picnic basket

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To connect with your loved one , a romantic picnic is just what you need. So what do you do to go that extra mile with your sweetheart?Make a delicious seafood meal and package it all up well to look like you are the most romantic person around.To make the shrimp and cocktail sauce fill a large saucepan with water and add beer and shellfish seasoning.Bring to a boil and then add the shrimp.Cover and boil until pink.Drain the shrimp,cool and then peel.Cut a slit along the back of each shrimp and remove the dark vein.Chill in a container.In a container combine the ketchup and the horseradish.Cover and chill. To prepare the crab dip in a bowl,combine sour cream,mayonnaise,chives,lemon peel,lemon juice,garlic powder and salt. Mix well.Stir in the crabmeat.Place the crab dip in a sealed container and refrigerate until ready to use. To assemble the basket at its bottom,arrange the shrimp,cocktail sauce and crab dip.Place the wine near the middle of the basket and tuck the cloth napkins around the bottle.Add the wine glasses using the napkins to cushion them.Arrange  breadsticks,crackers,candles,candlesticks,matches around the other items.And go ahead,enjoy your picnic outing.


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