Picnic Recipes

Picnic Picks!

Delicious picnic recipes for the perfect outdoor feast!


May 17, 2017

Spaghetti Salad with Balsamic and Basil Dressing

By Gretchen ***
Basil is plentiful in the garden now and I love the way it pairs with the...
Apr 25, 2017

Lite Tri-Color Pasta Salad

By Sue Adame
This to me is one of the perfect summer salads. Not only does it tastes and...
Apr 19, 2017

Edamame Pasta Salad

By Kathy W
This is even better the next day. Great to take on picnics or carry-outs. You won't...
Apr 4, 2017

Chocolate Almond Cookies

By Annamaria Settanni McDonald
These cookies are chewy and chocolaty with a great taste of almond. I think these...
Mar 29, 2017

Flavorfully Fantastic Chicken Salad Sandwich

By Melissa Varady
This is one of my new favorite sandwiches. My husband recently came up with the recipe,...
Mar 14, 2017

Picnic Lemonade

By Robin Poindexter
Hot, humid summers in the heartland call for a refreshing beverage. My recipe.
Feb 21, 2017

Cajun Potato Salad Brandy's Way

By Brandy Male
This is one I can't stop using because it is so tasty. You can mash your...
Feb 14, 2017

Buffalo Chicken Pasta

By Melissa Snow
This is a recipe that I created. You can adjust the amount of hot sauce...
Feb 7, 2017

Pasta Salad

By Belinda Loucks
Whenever I make this pasta salad everyone always asks me to make it again. It...
Feb 7, 2017

Coleslaw with Fruit

By Marge Taggart
This recipe is delicious with the added fruit ingredients. I could never get my coleslaw...
May 17, 2016

Middle Eastern Style Potato Salad

By Kathy W
I was inspired by a recipe I read somewhere in the far distant past to create...
Apr 19, 2016

Strawberry Jasmine Sun Tea

By Monica H
Store tea in the fridge when not in use; after two days discard the leftovers. ...
Jun 29, 2015

Cool Cucumber Sandwiches

By Michelle Cater
These are great sandwiches for picnics or for a cool summer brunch. You can make these...
Jun 4, 2015

~ Italian Rigatoni Salad ~

By Cassie *
This pasta side is always a welcomed dish at our picnics. It makes for a great...
Jun 4, 2015

Caprese Salad Bites-Annette's

By Annette W.
One of our favorite summertime salads is Caprese Salad. I mean we can't get enough of...
May 22, 2014

Watermelon Mozzarella Salad

By Grishma Shah
Watermelon Mozzarella Salad is very easy to make, flavorful, and crowd-pleasing. It is perfect for...
Apr 18, 2014

Lizzy's Famous Pecan Chicken Salad

By Elizabeth Lancaster
Back in the early 2000's I went out to eat with my Grandpa Klepper, and he...
Feb 22, 2013

Healthy Lentil Salad

By Marti Green
This is a very wonderful tasty salad. You can serve it plain or on a bed...
Feb 22, 2013

Tabbouleh Salad

By Marianne Gleason
We had some Middle Eastern friends growing up and this was one of my favorite recipes...
Nov 2, 2012

Foodchickie's Favorite Onion Dip (from Scratch)

By Jenni James
I absolutely love Onion Dip, and finding one that is made of fresh ingredients is a...
Aug 29, 2012

Maggie's Everything Slaw

By Callie Godwin
Had everything to make cole slaw plus a lot of home grown veggies. So I...
Aug 29, 2012

Cool & Tangy Marinated Cucumbers

By Amy Herald
My Grandma always used to make these and they're awesome. I could never find the recipe...
Aug 22, 2012

Lynn & Paul's Fruit Tea

By Linda Barker
My neice gave me this recipe several years ago, we really like the blend of juices.
14 Refreshing Strawberry Lemonade Recipes

14 Refreshing Strawberry Lemonade Recipes


Nothing quite says summer like a refreshing glass of ice-cold strawberry lemonade. And now, with these easy 14 homemade strawberry lemonade recipes, you can make it for all your front-porch-sippin’ needs! Full of fresh strawberries and lemons, these recipes will be your go-to for drinks by the pool or in the backyard all summer long.

22 Refreshing Summer Dinner Salads

22 Refreshing Summer Dinner Salads


On a hot night, a refreshing summer salad is a fantastic dinner option. Serve one of these easy salad recipes to your family and you won’t hear complaints about salad for dinner. Packed with flavor and made with simple ingredients, you won’t be heating the kitchen for a long period when preparing dinner. Plus, these […]

17 Quick and Easy Lunch Recipes

17 Quick and Easy Lunch Recipes


Looking for lunch ideas? Bored of the same old, same old? We’re here for you. These 17 quick and easy lunch recipes are filling enough to get you through to dinner (and not one is a green salad). If you want something hot or cold, healthy or indulgent, there’s a recipe for you.