Summer Picnics

Nothing says summer like a picnic, and with our recipes you'll be eating outside in style. Including classic potato salads, creative sandwiches, and bake-and-carry casseroles, our recipes make every picnic perfect.

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Old-Time Fried Chicken

Midwest Living

This recipe is for classic skillet-fried chicken. It's delicious teamed with coleslaw and creamed corn.

Peach And Raspberry Cobbler

Family Circle

Mother Nature knew what she was doing when she allowed peach and raspberry seasons to coincide. These two fruits combine in so many great desserts, including this cobbler.

Strawberry Romaine Salad

Family Circle

This fruity salad adds strawberries to greens for a quick-and-easy side-dish recipe for picnics and potlucks.

Pineapple Lemonade

Family Circle

Selzer water turns this refreshing beverage into a sparkling lemonade. Fresh pineapple, blueberries, and strawberries serve as colorful garnishes.

Chicago-Style Hot Dogs

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve these jumbo dogs with whole pickled peppers as they often do in Chicago.

Asian Shrimp and Millet Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

This high-fiber tropical fruit, millet grain, and shrimp salad makes enough for a large group. Make it to share at a potluck or cookout.

Texas Coleslaw

Better Homes and Gardens

Yes, like almost everything on a Texas menu, this cabbage and sweet pepper salad is spicy hot.

So-Sweet Squash Pickles

Better Homes and Gardens

These sweet-sour refrigerator pickles are bursting with flavor. Try them solo or on a sandwich.

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Better Homes and Gardens

You just can't buy ice cream like this one! Try this frozen dessert recipe and you'll soon agree.

Rhubarb-Glazed Baby Back Ribs

Better Homes and Gardens

Rhubarb glaze gives these finger-licking baby back ribs a tart taste sure to thrill guests at your barbecue!

Peach of a Crumble

Midwest Living

Almonds add a satisfying crunch to the sweet topping of this classic peach dessert.

Lemonade

Family Circle

There is nothing like a pitcher of refreshing lemonade on a hot summer day. Garnish this kid-favorite recipe with lemon slices.

Tuscan Picnic Tart

Better Homes and Gardens

Cut this hearty meat and vegetable tart in wedges, revealing the colorful layers.

Blueberry Bars

Better Homes and Gardens

Blueberries are in season for about six months. When you crave them, and they're not available fresh, count on frozen to make to these luscious bars.

Big Jim's Baked Beans

Better Homes and Gardens

Make a kid-friendly version by adding chunks of all-beef hot dogs to this delicious casserole recipe.

Blueberry-Corn Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

This pretty vegetable side dish is one to bring to a cookout. It gets people talking!

Coconut Lemonade

Better Homes and Gardens

Take lemonade to the tropics with a touch of coconut syrup and fresh berries. It's a refreshing summer drink for outdoor parties.

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