Kardea Brown's Perfect Picnic Recipes

Plan the perfect picnic menu with these easy, no-fuss recipes from Delicious Miss Brown.

Photo By: Stacy Howell

Photo By: Stacy Howell

Photo By: Stacy Howell

Photo By: Stacy Howell

Photo By: Stacy Howell

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No-Fuss Baked Baby Back Ribs

These ribs are easy to prep and are full of bold flavors. Use the drained fat from the ribs to boost flavor in stock and sauces.

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Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sandwiches

These buttery, flaky croissants are ready in under an hour and will be easy to carry in your picnic basket!

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Confetti Whoopie Pies

If you're serving these on a hot day, freezing the filled pies will help them stay fresh and neat.

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Warm Asparagus Salad

Walnuts, lemon juice and shaved Parmesan bring out the bright flavors of this dish. Have it ready in only 20 minutes.

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Kardea's Sweet Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread

Jalapeno peppers add a spicy kick to this Southern-style cornbread, while honey balances the heat with a subtle sweetness.

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Granny's Nana Pudding

This creamy dessert is ready to enjoy in 20 minutes. Serve them in portable containers to make these sweet treats picnic-ready.

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Blackberry Hand Pies

Premade pie dough cuts the prep time in half so you can have these hand-held treats ready in only an hour.

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Grilled Mexican Street Corn Salad

Kardea's version of this popular street food uses corn kernels to turn this dish into a zesty salad.

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Gullah Red Rice

Smoked pork sausage boosts the bold flavors of this rice dish.

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Gullah Caviar

Black-eyed peas, corn, onions, a little bit of bell pepper and a simple vinaigrette are all you need to make this perfect picnic side. Have it ready in 15 minutes.

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Chocolate-Covered Bacon

Kardea tops these sweet and salty snacks with pistachios for an added crunch.

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Tomato and Cucumber Salad

Prep this salad in 15 minutes and refrigerate before serving. The cold veggies will be a refreshing treat for a hot summer's day.

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Buttermilk Biscuits

You only need four ingredients to make these buttery biscuits. Serve them on their own or with your favorite jam.

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