April 23rd is National Picnic Day, but when you really think about it, any warm weather, non-rainy day should be a picnic day. With this in mind, we’ve compiled 25 perfect recipes to pack in your picnic basket, including appetizers, meals, side dishes, desserts, and drinks.
And these suggestions aren’t just tasty, they’re also easy to make ahead of time, portable, relatively neat, and are able to stay fresh for several hours outside of the fridge or freezer. Also, while some of the following dishes can be served hot, all of these were assembled with the expectation that they’d be consumed while chilled or at room temp, with no need to heat.
So find a location, get a basket, look out for Yogi Bear, and enjoy these 25 recipes perfect for your picnic basket.