Picnic Recipes

Picnic Picks!

Delicious picnic recipes for the perfect outdoor feast!


Rice Salad With a Citrus Vinaigrette

By Kelly Phillips
This is an incredible salad to serve with grilled Tilapia on a hot summer day or...

Super Quick and Easy Rocky Road Brownies

By Miranda Roderick
Your kids will love making these with you because they can do about 80% of it...

Fourth Of July Cheesecake

By Faye Patterson
I make this EVERY year on the Fourth of July. My family looks forward to it...

Oven Fried Chicken

By Vic Gatto
This Fried Chicken is almost as good as the original "deep fried" method, but it is...

Seven Layer Taco Dip

By Judy Sprague
Our family are Cincinnati Bengals fans. This is a good take along for tailgate parties.

BLT Chicken Salad

By Cherie Hammond
This is one of my favorite chicken salads. It is versatile because you can use...

Fried Chicken Strips

By Penny R
All seasonings/spices can be adjusted to suit your taste.

Fruity Nutty Chicken Salad

By Gordon Savell
Every time someone new tries it, I have a new fan. My sister and I made...

DELIGHTFULLY COOL SUMMER STRAWBERRY TORTE

By DONNA WILL
this dish is a wonderful dessert for any occasion, its great for parties or for a...

Shrimp Pasta Salad - Waco Style

By Michelle Waco
This is my spin on my Mom's famous shrimp salad -adapted for my DH's tastes -...

Southern Antipasto Salad

By Barbara Drexler
This is the way my Mom taught us to cook. Start out with a great...

Fabulous Chicken Salad

By Stacey Vadas
We all LOVE chicken salad on croissants in my house. Over the years, and with...

Frito Corn Salad

By Pamela Floyd
This recipe was given to me by my neice. Not long after she was married...

Ginger Lemonade

By Diane Swan
This is so refreshing on a hot summer day. If you want to dress this...

Outer Banks Fresh Tuna Salad

By geraldine quesenberry
This recipe was given to me by my brother, Jerry, who lives in the Outer Banks...

Easy Tortellini Salad

By Lillian Russo
This is my fresh tasting, flavorful, tortellini salad that is always a big hit at family...

Summer Spaghetti Salad

By Rhonda Gibson
This is one of my favorite summer dishes!

Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad

By Robin Dextradeur
As everyone has different taste you can change this up and use blue cheese dressing instead...

Mandarin Orange/Strawberry Spinach Salad

By Marie Guaragna
This is a true "CP," (Crowd Pleaser!)

Tropical Waldorf Salad

By Nicole Hood
I was inspired by my husbands trip to Hawaii so I made this creamy tropical fruit...

Momma's German Potato Salad

By melanie kenefsky
This dish was handed down by my great grandmother. I still make it for family and...

Buttermilk Fried Chicken With Spicy Honey Drizzle

By Mary Lundschen
I think that frying chicken is what God made cast iron skillets for. Also, if you...

Yummy Apple Coleslaw

By Diane Haun
My children never liked coleslaw until I started making it with apples! Even their friends...

Roasted Sweet Potato Chips with Sriracha-Lime Dip

By Jess Grearson
Separately each of these items is great but together they are fantastic. If you use lower...
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Looking for a family-friendly kitchen activity? Or, do you just want to amp up the adorableness of your Thanksgiving desserts? From brownie bite and chocolate apple turkeys to acorn donut holes, try one of these Pinterest-perfect creative Thanksgiving treats. We think they’ll be a big hit at the dinner table. They’re almost too cute to […]

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Preparing a holiday meal can get pricy. However, there are ways to prepare a fantastic holiday dinner while still saving a few dollars. Planning a menu early and shopping sales are two tips. Preparing recipes with budget-friendly ingredients is also key. Potatoes are inexpensive and Hasselback potatoes make an amazing presentation. Turkey is typically the […]