Picnic Produce

July 4, 2020

I love picnics and simplicity is the key ingredient for a pleasant picnic. With farm markets opening, stock up on fresh fruits, berries, and vegetables for the picnic basket. Healthy seasonal vegetables can be lightly grilled for summer picnics. Whether you’re going to the beach, a park, or your own patio, dining outdoors is a nice way to enjoy life.

Cherry Hand Pies

August 21, 2019

Flaky and brimming with cherry flavor, these portable pies come together with just a handful of ingredients. If you don’t like cherries then use your favorite fresh fruit and preserves in this recipe instead.

Summer Wraps

July 19, 2019

Pack these no-cook wraps for quick lunches at the beach or pool.

Mustard Deviled Eggs

June 17, 2019

These extra-mustardy deviled eggs pack a kick and are nice to take along on picnics.


May 29, 2019

Our couscous salad is very popular in the summer and is excellent to take along on picnics.

Tomato Mozzarella Skewers

May 2, 2019

These handheld caprese salads are excellent for picnics or cocktail parties.

Mixed Bean Salad

May 21, 2018

A super easy, protein-packed, Mixed Bean Salad is a delicious make-ahead dish to take to any weekend barbeque.

Bean Salad With Lemon Dressing

August 8, 2017

There are so many delicious fresh fruits and vegetables that are in season during August. I love fresh beans and this is a nice summer side salad for barbeques or picnics.

Beer Batter Chicken

September 21, 2016

I never get tired of fried chicken and when I have leftover beer I make Beer Batter Chicken.

Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream

July 11, 2016

If you know me at all then you know how much I love ice cream. Chock-full of strawberries, this ice cream makes a delightful summer dessert.

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