Summer Fridays: Picnic in the Park

Summer Fridays: Picnic in the Park
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Summer Fridays: Picnic in the Park

Find the perfect picnic menu for a day at the park.

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Packed with baby potatoes, watercress and fava beans, this unique potato salad is a great plate to kick off your outdoor dining experience.

Farmer's Salad Recipe

For a light potato salad (only 143 calories per serving) try this Lebanese-inspired dish made with russet potatoes and olive oil instead of mayo.

Lebanese Potato Salad Recipe

This final salad will bring a smile to any fruit-lover's face. Scoops of watermelon are balanced out by savory feta cheese and flavorful mint.

Watermelon Salad with Feta and Mint Recipe

There is nothing like a light, champagne-based cocktail to add a bubbly burst of excitement to a menu, which is why we love these blood orange-pomegranate mimosas for a picnic in the park.

Blood Orange-Pomegranate Mimosas Recipe

For something a bit tamer that still packs a flavorful punch, try this delightful green jasmine-mint iced tea with a touch of lemon.

Green Jasmine-Mint Iced Tea with Lemon Recipe

Cornbread is the ultimate picnic side dish. We adore this version for its addition of corn relish which gives it great texture.

Skillet Cornbread with Corn Relish Recipe

The main event: some delicious chicken tenders. A touch of citrus flavor makes them perfect for the summertime.

Citrusy Chicken Tenders Recipe

The grand finale naturally comes in the form of pie. This blackberry and apple pie is melt-in-your-mouth good.

Blackberry and Summer Apple Pie Recipe


Late May is the perfect time for a quaint picnic in the park, and we've got you covered with the ultimate menu for afternoon outdoor dining.

From citrusy chicken to watermelon salad and from a delightful cornbread to refreshing iced tea, find out exactly what to bring in your picnic basket in the slideshow above.

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