9 Picnic Recipes for the Divine Church

Cuban Sliders:

These delightful little rolls are baked until lightly toasted, allowing the cheese to melt perfectly. Leftover King s Hawaiian ham sliders refrigerate well and make a delightful cold snack.

Blueberry-Rhubarb Crumble:

A dollop of whipped topping adds a delightful finishing touch to this satisfying crumble. Sometimes, instead of whipped topping, I drizzle a bit of flavored coffee creamer on top

Layered Salad for a Crowd:

This salad is a favorite among my three sons. I brought it to a luncheon honoring our school district s food service manager, and she requested the recipe. I prefer to make the dressing the day before to allow the flavors to meld together.

Red, White & Blue Potato Salad:

Tossing the cooked potatoes with stock and wine right after draining infuses them with flavor, absorbing the liquid like magic.

Buffalo Macaroni and Cheese Bites:

In this vegetarian Buffalo-style appetizer, macaroni and cheese is heated up with Louisiana-style hot sauce, then breaded and baked. These delectable bites are served with blue cheese dressing.

Potluck German Apple Cake:

My mother used to make this German apple cake for my brothers and me when we were kids. It's an excellent choice for a Christmas potluck or any time of year.

Chicken Burritos:

This mouthwatering chicken burrito recipe makes enough for two casseroles, so you can enjoy one today and freeze the other for a busy weeknight. They're perfect to have on hand for quick meals or to take to potlucks.

Party Appetizer Meatballs:

These are always a hit at parties and gatherings. The recipe is simple, and the meatballs can be made well ahead of time and frozen until needed. I believe what makes them taste so good is the sauce.

Skinny Quinoa Veggie Dip:

Don t let the name fool you. This nutritious recipe may appeal to an athlete in training, but it has plenty of flavor to satisfy everyone. We use crunchy cucumber slices as dippers