Pack a picnic basket with favorite outdoor dining dishes like potluck salads, fried chicken, grilled burgers, cold drinks and more picnic recipes.
You can make the berry sauce ahead of time and chill. Then assemble the entire dessert a couple of hours before the picnic or party. —Frieda Bliesner, McAllen, Texas
The perfect sides for grilled main dishes at picnics and potlucks, these summer salads—including pasta, potato and fruit salad recipes filled with garden-fresh ingredients—will be standouts at backyard barbecues.
If you've wanted to learn how to make fried chicken, this is the recipe for you. Always a picnic favorite, this chicken is delicious either hot or cold. Kids call it my Kentucky Fried Chicken! —Jeanne Schnitzler, Lima, Montana
These recipes were made to travel! Crowd-pleasing appetizers, main dishes, salads and desserts are easy to make ahead of time and take to parties, picnics and potlucks.
You'll score points with a crowd when you stir together these delicious fudge-like treats. They're very moist and rich. The chocolate chips and walnuts make a pretty topping. —Frank Bee, Eugene, Oregon
Turn your backyard into the best burger joint in the neighborhood with these top-rated burger recipes.