Picnic Recipes Quick & Easy

Picnic Picks!

Delicious picnic recipes for the perfect outdoor feast!


Frito Corn Salad

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

Grandma Wells' Tuna Macaroni Salad

By Katrina Freed
For decades I called this my birthday salad. Every year for as long as I can...

Watermelon Mozzarella Salad

By Grishma Shah
Watermelon Mozzarella Salad is very easy to make, flavorful, and crowd-pleasing. It is perfect for...

Cool Cucumber Sandwiches

By Michelle Cater
These are great sandwiches for picnics or for a cool summer brunch. You can make these...

Grilled Vegetables with Goat Cheese and Balsamic Glaze

By Denise Lepard
My mom and grandmother would make this when they had left over veggies that they couldn't...

Chicken Pasta Salad

By Bobbie Keefer
I buy chicken from the grocery store deli and a large container of macaroni salad and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
Summer Cocktails to Unwind and Beat the Heat

Summer Cocktails to Unwind and Beat the Heat


Whether it’s a busy day at work, dealing with rambunctious kids all day, or just wanting something cold to cool down, these days 5 pm can’t come soon enough. None of us are following our typical summer schedule. It’s nice to take a little time at the end of the to relax and these summer […]

10 Ice Cream Sandwiches to Beat the Summer Heat

10 Ice Cream Sandwiches to Beat the Summer Heat


One of the summer staples is hearing the sound of the ice cream truck roaming the neighborhood and ice cream sandwiches are always on the menu. Vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two chocolate cookies they are a classic summer treat. These days, ice cream sandwiches have gotten a makeover and you don’t need the ice […]

13 Non-Lettuce Healthy Summer Salads

13 Non-Lettuce Healthy Summer Salads


Ever get sick of eating lettuce-based salads? We definitely do. That’s when we turn to these easy, healthy, and refreshing summer lettuce-less salads to change things up! Bursting with summer vegetables and fruits, you’re going to love these flavorful dishes.