Good Food’s Guide to Memorial Day Picnics

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For many, Memorial Day kickstarts picnic season, that time of year when the weather is just right to dig out your picnic blanket out of that dusty crevice of your closet and plan a picnic lunch at the park with your friends.

We’ve accumulated some of our favorite recipes for a picnic or barbecue. What’s on your menu?


Something Barbecued

Ultimate Tri-Tip

Grilled Bay Bok Choy with Miso Butter

Bacon BBQ Oysters

Fruit Salad

Cherry & Apricot Fruit Salad


Pesto Pasta Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes and Mozzarella

Twice Baked Potatoes


Strawberry & Limoncello Rose Sangria

Something Salty

Salami Chips

Rosemary Thyme Pita Chips

Duck Jerky


Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi’s Basic Hummus


Plum Licorice Hand Pies