Picnic Recipes

Pack a basket with your favorite dishes for outdoor dining, like potluck salads, finger foods, grilled burgers, cold drinks and more easy picnic recipes.

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    Summer Recipes to Pack in Your Picnic Basket

    Head to the nearest park and bring your brightest blanket. These easy picnic recipes pack up perfectly and just taste better in the sunshine.

    Sweet and Savory Deviled Eggs

    My Grandma Phyllis' sweet and savory deviled eggs are unrivaled by any of the ones I've tried. The sweetness of...


    Dill Pickle Dip

    My love for pickles led me to create this Dill Pickle Dip. It's so easy to whip together. But be...


    Crispy Fried Chicken

    If you've wanted to learn how to make crispy fried chicken, this is the recipe for you. Always a picnic...


    You Need to Bring Southern Ham Salad to Your Next Picnic

    Ham salad is a classic Southern staple, and it's perfect for a picnic! With salty, smoky ham, celery, green onion...

    Blueberry Iced Tea

    I enjoy coming up with new ways to use my slow cooker in the kitchen. If it’s going to take...


    The Best Picnic Spot in Every State

    Bring out the picnic baskets! These 50 best picnic spots will inspire you to enjoy a nosh in nature.

    Tex-Mex Potato Salad

    I created this Tex-Mex potato salad for one of my cooking classes, and it was a hit. It's perfect for...


    Nectarine Fruit Salad with Lime Spice Dressing

    This fruit salad with lime dressing is extra special. It's a crowd pleaser as a side dish or as a...


    Lemony Layer Bars

    One of my favorite cakes is a white chocolate cake with coconut lemon filling, dark chocolate frosting and almonds. This...


    No-Bake Chocolate Rice Krispie Bars

    These chocolate Rice Krispies treats are crowd pleasers! The secret to making them soft and chewy is bringing the sugar...

    Coleslaw Waldorf Salad

    Potlucks tend to have a lot of heavy dishes, so this bright, fresh Waldorf salad coleslaw recipe is a welcome...


    Watermelon Cupcakes

    My granddaughter and I bake together each week. She was inspired by her mommy's flavored syrups, so we came up...


    Saucy Tempeh Sloppy Joes

    I grew up eating sloppy joe sandwiches and can't get enough of the messy deliciousness. Even though I eat meatless...


    Green Goddess Vegan Potato Salad

    Don't be fooled by the green color—this vegan potato salad is absolutely delicious! It's perfect for potlucks and for those...


    What Is Pimiento Cheese and Why Everyone (Not Just Southerners) Should Try It

    Are you really asking "what is pimiento cheese?" Well, take it from a Southerner on why this spread is a...

    The Best Picnic Salad in Every State

    You can share all of these state-by-state picnic salads with six or more for an easy (and refreshing) summertime lunch!


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    55 Gluten-Free Picnic Food Ideas

    You'll crave a warm, sunny day after getting a glimpse of these gluten-free picnic food ideas. Fill your basket to...


    Margarita Cake

    This margarita cake is perfect for a picnic on a warm day. You'll be surprised at how closely it tastes...