Picnic Ideas and Recipes

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This picnic menu is full of fresh flavors that will perk up your summer cuisine.
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This simple, chilled Spanish soup features fresh summer herbs — basil, cilantro, parsley and garlic — in a cool, tangy tomato base.
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This easy-to-make potato salad is satisfying and savory with its combination of homemade garlic mayonnaise and garden herbs.
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This fried chicken looks good and tastes great, too. Oats give it a crunchier texture and a blend of herbs adds color and flavor.

Bring a taste of the garden to your favorite summer dishes by featuring fresh, delicious herbs in every bite. These fun variations on classic picnic recipes showcase your homegrown flavors.

Your Summer Picnic Time Menu

Iced Herb Gazpacho
Fresh Tarragon Potato Salad
Garlic Mayonnaise
Herb Fried Chicken
Chocolate-Peppermint Fudge


Lynn Alley is a freelance food and wine writer living in San Diego, California.

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