Picnic Recipes

Picnic Picks!

Delicious picnic recipes for the perfect outdoor feast!


Bacon & Tomato Pasta Salad

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

Grilled Corn and Fresh Pepper Salad

By Angela Hardesty
Very simple to make and simply yummy!

Boursin n Grape Bruschetta

By Monica H
The combined taste of grapes and boursin is divine. I purposely left out the basil...

Cool Cucumber Sandwiches

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

Chocolate Almond Cookies

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

Grilled Jerk Chicken With Mango Salsa

By Angela Gray
My husband and I had jerk chicken for the first time at a little restaurant in...

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...

Chocolate Butterscotch Cereal Bars

By Jenni K
These irresistable crispy cereal bars are perfect for your get togethers, office potlucks, or picnics! ...

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...

Raspberry Jalapeno Jelly

By Ann McCue
I checked on the JAP site and didn't see this recipe so thought I'd post it....

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...

Strawberry Salsa

By Martha Ray Deen
This was part of an entry I submitted for the South Carolina Strawberry Festival recipe contest....

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...

Homemade Cheese Crackers

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

Bacon-Horseradish Chip Dip

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

Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad

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

Savory Apple Pinwheels

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

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...

Tabbouleh Salad

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

Oma's Summer German Potato Salad

By Michelle London
My Bavarian mother has made this potato salad for as long as I can remember. Unlike...

Eggless Potato Salad

By misty mosley
My mom started making this when my sister and I were kids for every potluck dinner...

Pasta Salad

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

Lynn & Paul's Fruit Tea

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

Healthy Lentil Salad

By Marti Green
This is a very wonderful tasty salad. You can serve it plain or on a bed...
10 Easy Baked Beans Recipes That’ll Become Your New Favorite

10 Easy Baked Beans Recipes That’ll Become Your New Favorite


A summer BBQ menu isn’t complete without a side of baked beans. They’re delicious with a juicy burger or a nicely grilled hot dog. It’s a classic side dish that can be prepared sweeter (think apples and brown sugar) or savory (hello bacon!). All these recipes start with canned beans which makes prep a breeze. […]

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.

10 Recipes for Ripe Pears

10 Recipes for Ripe Pears


Come fall, when you think of fruit typically it’s apple. This year try cooking and baking with pears, too. Sweet and juicy, pears are high in fiber and low in calories they’re a great source of vitamin C. Their taste and uses vary by variety. While there are over 3,000 types, two of the most […]