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Party Food Ideas: Best Picnic Food

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Have you noticed how eating outdoors seems to make everything taste better? I think it’s something about all the senses being stimulated by nature…or maybe it is simply the slowing down to enjoy your dining companions and noticing the food you’re eating! Whatever it is, summertime is a great season for picnics. We’ve rounded up a dozen great ideas for you to try. No bugs included!


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Here are some more great ideas for cooking outdoors.

Which recipe are you going to take on your next picnic?

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Layne Quintanilla

Layne is a boy mom in love. Surrounded by three adventurous little men and her ever patient husband, she's in pursuit of an empty laundry basket, the perfect cup of coffee, and sleep. She blogs, parents, and manages social media while wearing her tiara. You can join her party at My Best Laid Plans and Coupons with Q.