80 Picnic Food Ideas to Pack in Your Basket

I had to get the recipe for BLT pasta salad from a friend. This is my husband's favourite BLT sandwich. It's nice to serve on hot, humid Virginia summer days.

Macaroni BLT

Picnic-inspired BBQ chicken salad sandwich. Our family loves these summertime sandwiches.

Chicken salad barbequed sandwiches

Served and eaten, these layered jello cubes are fun. I match colours to the event. All ages love them

Gelatin Cubes

Watermelon, tomatoes, and raspberries in a salad say summer. Grilled chicken makes it a summery meal.

Chicken-tomato-melon salad

These mini sandwiches, cut into triangles or quarters, are perfect for afternoon tea. The cranberry mayo and apples add an original flavour twist.

Sandwiches with turkey, Gouda, and apples

I've doubled this party mix recipe for years. Everyone wants the recipe.

Confetti Snack Mix

Our Special Ed students run a catering business. This dish always gets rave reviews at catering events. Students' favourite cookie recipe was Lemon Ricotta Cookies.

Lemon-Ricotta Cookies

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