Take along some refreshing drinks, especially if you are on vacation and hoping to enjoy a long, leisurely picnic lunch. A good thermos is a must to keep drinks cold (or hot!).
A fruit smoothie is a great picnic beverage for a healthy boost of nutrition. Blend your chosen ingredients, add some frozen cubes of fruit juice to keep it very cool, and store it in a thermos to keep it fresh.
Fruit punch is a classic beverage staple for picnics, barbecues, and summer get-togethers. It's adaptability means you can create your punch with the freshest produce available.
Lemonade is a classic picnic drink. But why not try a twist on traditional lemonade with a strawberry watermelon lemonade recipe?
Iced tea is perfect for the ultimate thirst-quenching beverage on a hot day. From the traditional lemon or peach iced tea to more unusual combinations
Depending on how many people you serve, having a few different main dishes will please everyone. Try including as many flavors and colors as possible to create the ultimate picnic spread.
An absolute classic, southern fried chicken is a true crowd-pleaser. It is ideal for preparing in advance and then serving cold the next day at a picnic.