In the summer, you'll find us eating and drinking outside as much as we possibly can. To make packing picnics as stress-free as possible -- and to maximize our time outside -- we have the dishes we can turn to, the ones we know are portable, flavorful, and can withstand a day in the sun. Here are the 10 picnic dishes everyone should have up their sleeve this summer.
The potato salad: Potato Salad with Arugula and Dijon Vinaigrette by merrill
The sturdy greens: Northern Spy's Kale Salad by Genius Recipes (swap roasted seasonal vegetables for the squash)
The even-better-when-it's-soggy sandwich: Pan Bagnat: Le French Tuna Salad Sandwich by Waverly
The vegetable side: Haricots Verts a la Dijonnaise by AntoniaJames
The grain salad: Radish and Pecan Grain Salad by amanda
The frittata: Fiddlehead Frittata by mdm
The granola bars: Five Minute, No-Bake Vegan Granola Bars by Gena Hamshaw
The any time, any place cake: Brooke Dojny's Blueberry Snack Cake with Toasted Pecan Topping by Genius Recipes
The classic cookie: Crispy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies by merrill
The drink to wash it all down: Iced Mint and Citrus Tea by merrill
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