Beach Picnic Tips

Nothing's better during the summer than spending a lazy, leisurely day at the beach. But during all those hours in the sun, your hunger and thirst are bound to spike, and the offerings at nearby concessions stands are usually limited (and expensive). Instead, pack this delicious menu of easily totable treats, lather up with the SPF of your choice and don't forget the pina colada straws.

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Beach Picnic Menu

Break out the beach blanket and snack on these recipes that make beachside feasting a breeze.

Backyard Picnic Menu

Pack these recipes in your picnic basket and head out the backdoor for outdoor eats conveniently close to home. 

Dinner Rush! Picnic Pizza Rolls

Like any good pizza, you can pretty much fill these pizza rolls with whatever you want. Then just pack them up and get out for some fun in the sun!

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Get coleslaw recipes and ideas for summer side dishes, including beet and carrot slaw, Asian-style slaw and more picnic recipes on Cooking Channel.

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Get easy potato salad recipes and ideas for picnics on Cooking Channel.

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Red, White and Blue Sides for a Patriotic Memorial Day Picnic

Get red, white and blue side dish recipes and ideas for Memorial Day picnics on Cooking Channel, including salads, mashed potatoes and more.

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Get Labor Day picnic recipes for sandwiches, salads, fried chicken, desserts and more picnic basket ideas on Cooking Channel.

5 Food Hacks to Make Your 4th of July Picnic Stress and Mess Free

Get Cooking Channel's picnic tips and food hacks for 4th of July from Good to Know and You're Eating It Wrong host Dan Pashman.

Praise Caprese with 6 Twists on Tomato Salad

Get Caprese salad recipes and ideas and new twists on the tomato, mozzarella and basil salad like sliders, calzones and more on Cooking Channel.

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