Category Archives: Picnic Fare

Corn and Tomato Salad

This Corn and Tomato Salad recipe is the essence of the sweet flavors of Summer. Surprisingly simple, fresh and refreshing, it’s the perfect addition to your Summer salad lineup.  

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Tomato Fennel Salad (Meatless Monday)

Summer is peak tomato season and this recipe for Tomato Fennel Salad is a great way to use the bounty of Summer’s gardens and Farmers’ Markets. 

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Southern-Style Macaroni Salad

Just in time for your Fourth of July celebrations, and for the rest of your Summer cookouts, I’m revisiting my Southern-Style Macaroni Salad recipe. 

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Smoked Fish Dip – #CookoutWeek (Smokin Os)

This recipe for Smoked Fish Dip is another great use for Smokin’ O’s (the real wood ring that transforms your gas grill into a smoker)! Also, it’s the last day of #CookoutWeek, so be sure to enter the incredible giveaway! 

Posted in Appetizers, Dips and Spreads, Fish, Fun Food Friday, Grilling, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Picnic Fare, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Snacks | 7 Comments

Grilled Rack of Lamb and Herb Vegetables – #CookoutWeek Giveaway

This recipe for Grilled Rack of Lamb and Vegetables is the perfect example of how you can use your grill to create a gorgeous and elegant feast. Another installment for #CookoutWeek is here…check it out! Plus a fabulous giveaway awaits! … Continue reading

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Smoked Corn on the Cob (Smokin Os) #CookoutWeek

For Day Three of #CookoutWeek, there is nothing like the flavor of Smoked Corn on the Cob! Don’t let not having a smoker stop you; this Smoked Corn on the Cob recipe doesn’t require a smoker! Using your gas grill and Smokin’ … Continue reading

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Pork Burgers with Jalapeno Onion and Chili Lime – #CookoutWeek Giveaway

It’s day two of #CookoutWeek and this Pork Burger recipe is a super way to enliven your grilling menu using ground pork instead of beef! After all, they are called “ham”burgers!

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Smoked Salmon Smørrebrød – Fish Friday Foodies

This Smoked Salmon Smørrebrød recipe is my contribution to this month’s Fish Friday Foodies theme of Summer Fish and Seafood Sandwiches. Whole rye bread slathered with a cream cheese/sour cream/dill/horseradish spread, piled high with cold smoked salmon, red salmon caviar, dill, … Continue reading

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Chicken Salad with Basil, Sun-Dried Tomato and Artichoke

Chicken salad is a staple for Summer; perfect for picnics, lunch, brunch and even light supper. Check out this new Chicken Salad recipe, which is not only easy (five ingredients), it’s delicious too!  

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Za’atar Chicken Souvlaki

Souvlaki is a Greek dish of small pieces of meat grilled on a skewer; it’s a popular Greek fast food. This Souvlaki recipe has the chicken marinated in lemon juice and zest, fresh oregano and garlic before it’s sprinkled with … Continue reading

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