Plan the perfect spring or summer picnic—from a simple affair with roast or fried chicken plus cold salads to a kid-friendly picnic with sandwiches, brownies and fruity lemonade.
Cheesy Orzo Tomatoes
Herb-infused Boursin cheese melts into the tender orzo that makes these stuffed tomatoes shine.
Irish Stout Cheese-Stuffed Burgers
These burgers are stuffed with Irish stout-flavored Dubliner cheese for a rich melding of flavors.
A new take on a classic ratatouille recipe—this hearty version calls for fresh ricotta cheese to add heft and flavor.
Reduced-Fat Potato Salad
Bring a generous batch to picnics and cookouts. You won’t miss the fat and you’ll be healthier for it!
Purple Hull Pea Salad
A unique salad of earthy field peas in vinagrette over tomatoes, arugula, onion and basil.
Cucumbers with Oregano, Feta and Pine Nuts
Crisp, crunchy and light, this cool cucumber salad recipe is a welcome side at meals following warm spring days spent in the backyard.
Egg and Olive Salad
Salty olives from the grocery’s olive bar (we like Sicilian olives marinated with oil and garlic) star in this quick-and-easy (and eggy) sandwich spread.
Warm Potato Salad
Savory, tart, and a little sweet, this potato salad is especially good with a hearty sandwich.
Walnut, Pear and Prosciutto Pizza
This flavorful pizza is wonderful as an appetizer, for lunch or on a picnic; it can be served warm or at room temperature.
Bittersweet Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Cupcakes
These tiny chocolate cupcakes are topped with bittersweet chocolate frosting and a fresh raspberry.
Primavera Pasta Salad
Garden fresh vegetables and pasta are cooked with a honey and lemon juice sauce.