Delicious Picnic Food Ideas

Looking some inspiration for picnic food ideas? Check out our great picnic recipes below, all family-tested!

chicken legsChicken Legs with Lime & Ginger

These Chicken Legs with Lime and Ginger are delicious hot as part of a barbecue or cold to take on a picnic.

Marinade the chicken legs in a Ziploc bag or bowl and every few hours turn it and massage the marinade into the meat before roasting or grilling.

Homemade Sausages

sausagesMost children love sausages, as do adults, however we are quite concerned about the ingredients used in commercial sausages.

These Homemade Sausages taste delicious and only take a few minutes to prepare.

Homemade Lemonade

lemonadeYou can make stock syrup and keep it in the fridge, and easily make a big jug of lemonade with sparkling water, perfect for lazy summer days.

Homemade Lemonade is lovely for picnics, kept cool in a thermos flask.

Chocolate Chip Cookies

cookiesEmma’s Chocolate Chip Cookies are just like the real sticky cookies you get in the States.  Keep a roll of the dough in the fridge and just cook it as you need it.

Recipes provided by Judy Kavanagh, The Cook Club

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