Picnic Recipes

Picnic Picks!

Delicious picnic recipes for the perfect outdoor feast!


Cool & Tangy Marinated Cucumbers

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

Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

By Virginia (Ginger) Dean
Naturally, fried chicken is considered Southern cuisine. Folks young and old enjoy good fried chicken... especially...

Uncle Wiley's Chicken Salad

By Debbie Burbank
My Uncle Wiley lives in Winter Haven Florida. We try to visit him a couple of...

Summer Spaghetti Salad

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

Frito Corn Salad

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

Summertime or Anytime Fruit Salad

By Kendra W. Raymond
This yummy and refreshing salad goes well with a breakfast or brunch. It is also...

Crispy Southern Fried Chicken

By Elaine Bovender
My family loves good fried chicken and I've been making this recipe for years. My...

Bacon-Horseradish Chip Dip

By Laura Harrison
This is our family dip recipe. We have it at every family gathering, and it's just...

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...

Norma's Hot Dog & Hamburger Relish

By Norma DeRemer
I started making this back when I first got married. Times were hard and money was...

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...

Cobb Potato Salad

By Linda BONWILL
I have been making potato salad for years. The dressing has always been the same...delicious!...

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...

Maggie's Everything Slaw

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

Lynn & Paul's Fruit Tea

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

Homemade Cheese Crackers

By Rhonda Wheeler
You can use a mixer or a food processor works very well. Serve these with cream...

Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad

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

Savory Apple Pinwheels

By Melissa Baldan
Every time I make these they are the first appetizer that is gone. They are absolutely...

Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad

By Fran Miller
One of my "go to" recipes for covered dish dinners or a quick, light meal at...

DELIGHTFULLY COOL SUMMER STRAWBERRY TORTE

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

Bacon & Tomato Pasta Salad

By Marianne Gleason
Perfect for these hot summer nights! Goes together quickly and not too heavy! Serving...

Fried Green Tomato BLT Sandwich

By Allisha Bordelon
I had seen this on a restaurant's menu, and I put it in my "arsenal" for...

Kat's Southwest Chicken Salad

By Kathleen Hagood
My husband and I love spicy foods, so I made up a chicken salad recipe that...

Aunt Fely's Fruit Tea

By Amanda Brecht
This is my Aunt Felyscia's fabulous fruit tea recipe that has become one of my absolute...
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No-bake desserts are always worth having handy. They’re made with few ingredients and come together in a snap. When it’s hot outside and turning on the oven is not an option, they’re essential. Not a great baker? No problem! These 17 no-bake dessert recipes will make you look like a dessert pro and are guaranteed […]