Top 10 Picnic Food Ideas and Recipes
When the weather is beautiful there is nothing better than a picnic, and Food & Wine has terrific picnic food ideas that are both tasty and easy to transport. F&W’s best picnic food ideas include delicious picnic recipes for appetizers, like potato salad with bacon and healthy, Middle Eastern-inspired tomato, cucumber and sweet onion salad. For dessert, milk-chocolate cookies stuffed with malted cream make the perfect picnic recipe. Plus, fantastic picnic recipes for a crowd like olive tapenade with tangy dried figs and grilled-vegetable gazpacho.
The mayonnaise dressing for this potato salad gets pungency from mustard oil (store-bought spicy mustard works fine, too) and a hit of smoky-sweet flavor from bacon and bottled barbecue sauce.