15 Tested-Till-Perfect recipes that are perfect for picnics and potlucks.
In saucepan of boiling salted water, cook barley until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water; drain well. Let stand for 10 minute...
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In large bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, dill, garlic, salt and pepper. Add mushrooms and toss to coat. Let stand for 15 minutes, stirring occa...
Israeli couscous is much larger and more pastalike than instant couscous. If you can't find it, use a small pasta, such as orzo, ditalini, acini di pepe or small shells.
If taking this salad to a potluck, it's best to dress it just before leaving or once you arrive. Because of the peanuts, it's a good idea to check with the hostess about food allergies.
In large pot of boiling salted water, cook potatoes until fork-tender, about 10 minutes. Drain and place in large bowl.
Meanwhile, in large skillet, ...
Dressing: In large bowl, combine shallots, vinegar and salt; let stand for 10 minutes. Stir in mayonnaise, sugar, mustard and pepper.
Meanwhile, in l...
This unusual combination of crunchy-fresh beans and hearty barley is a tasty salad that can be made ahead of time – perfect for a picnic.
Inexpensive field cucumbers are perfect for this light and fresh salad.
For a picnic, pack the orange mixture and the beets in separate containers. Combine them just before serving and arrange on a bed of leaf lettuce.
The easy make-ahead components of this lovely layered salad make for a relaxed picnic day. Lentils give the dish a protein boost, and their softer texture contrasts nicely with the crunchy vegetables.
This chunky potato salad is a great way to enjoy tiny new potatoes and garden beans. Be sure to keep it chilled en route to the picnic.
This fresh, summery salad is delicious using any variety of pea that's called for, but the mélange lends an array of pleasing textures. Carry the nuts in a separate container to sprinkle on just before serving.
Potatoes were hot sellers in the spring of 1863 at 50 cents a bushel. Now, as then, this is an excellent way to use the last of the storage potatoes, especially when they\\\'re dressed with a fresh herb vinaigrette. It\\\'s best to make this salad the day of the picnic and keep it without refrigeration.
Lightly steamed broccoli is bright green and only slightly less crunchy than raw broccoli. This salad is perfect for a picnic or packed lunch.
Barley is a source of B-complex vitamins and a good source of soluble fibre, the kind that helps to reduce blood cholesterol levels. Make this salad your contribution to a picnic or potluck dinner.
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