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Easygoing Beach Cookout
Easygoing Beach Cookout Menu When produce is at its peak, locavores spend Saturday mornings shopping in nearby Martha's Vineyard. Then they find the perfect spot on the beach for an easygoing cookout, fresh from the farmers' market.
For Starters Recipe Our Three-Fruit (and four-vegetable) Salsa has a tropical appeal that combines the sweetness of fresh fruit with the fire of seeded jalapeños. Add even more color and crunch by serving with natural blue corn tortilla chips.
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Menu Bring friends together for an enticing feast for the senses by the shore.
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A New Tabbouleh
A New Tabbouleh Recipe Southwestern Tabbouleh Salad is tabbouleh with a kick – courtesy of a pinch of red pepper and the addition of corn and black beans. This cold salad is the perfect complement to any sandwich, and especially our turkey wraps.
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Beans with a Snap
Beans with a Snap Recipe Round out your meal with a bright vegetable dish that borders on antipasto. Our Marinated Green Beans with Tomatoes, Olives, and Feta is a fresh and cool side that can be treated as a finger food for easy, healthy snacking.
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Wrap and Roll
Wrap and Roll Recipe Tasty and easy to eat on the go, these Smoked Turkey Wraps are savory favorites you'll want to remake for packed lunches and quick dinners. Their zing comes from the herbed cheese spread, which can be found in the deli section of your supermarket.
9 of 12James Carrier
Make Lemonade Recipe Give sodas the heave-ho and replace them in your picnic plans with refreshing Basil Lemonade. Like the rest of our menu, you can make it ahead for an easy morning exit. Adults will find it's also a perfect mixer for tequila, rum, whisky, or vodka.
10 of 12Becky Luigart-Stayner; Jan Gautro
Tasty Treats Recipe With their peanut butter cookie crusts and chocolaty cake centers, these diminutive desserts offer a fun twist on the traditional peanut butter cup. Better still, Peanut Butter-Fudge Cups are an easy-to-transport dessert that needs no cutting or serving.
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Summer Picnic Menu
Summer Picnic Menu
Menu Enjoy sandwiches, salads, cool drinks and cookies along with the warm weather, fresh air and–of course–good company.