Throw the perfect summer picnic with these 7 essentials

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Make the most of the beautiful, sunshine-filled days this summer and stay outside all season long! Host an unforgettable picnic or outdoor potluck with ease thanks to these 7 products. A freezable wine bag and unbreakable glasses keep you cool, while take and make casseroles keep your food hot. Find the key to an incredible outdoor feast below!

This portable grill is any grill master's dream. Pack it up in the car and head out!
A wicker picnic basket is the quintessential spring and summer must-have -- not to mention, it is totally Instagram worthy.
Marinate your food in this dish and then serve your final product on top of the lid!
Take these glasses with you and you'll have peace of mind if one hits the ground.
A picnic can now be anywhere you are due to this clever backpack set complete with everything you need for a 4 person meal. 
Keep your food warm and in tack with this covered casserole dish.
Chill a bottle of wine (or any bottled drink) on the go with this freezable tote.

Check out the Food Awards Page over the next few weeks for the rest of our product reviews and rankings!

While our judges are busy picking their favorite grilling items, we want to know which are your must-haves in the poll below! Don't see your favorite? Let us know the grilling product you can't live without in the comments below!

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