Picnicking, whether in a park or on a mountain, is a summertime rite of passage. Step up your game with these memorable recipes and crafts, no matter how long you’ve got to pack the basket.
Worth Planning For: We can’t stop singing the praises of Martha’s game-changing fried chicken recipe, which requires a long bath in ice water before a spicy buttermilk brine. Once the waiting’s over, though, it’s the ultimate make-ahead picnic main.
The Quick Hit: You won’t find an easier entree than a large-format submarine. Even with several homemade components, our antipasti sandwich comes together in 25 minutes. If you’re really strapped for time, try Martha’s favorite ham and Swiss.