Enjoy grilled bread and tomato salad at your next picnic, be it in your own backyard or your favorite park. See recipes for more picnic fare on Page 2.
Yes, bruschetta is a lovely summer appetizer, but it's just too messy for a picnic. So toss the traditional ingredients with couscous for a yummy, spoon-friendly salad.
When making a sandwich, like this pressed Italian loaf, ahead of time, be sure moist ingredients do not touch the bread or it will get soggy.
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Picnics should be about cool, lighter fare -- foods like sandwiches and salads that are easy to eat whether you're perched on a wobbly wooden table in a forest preserve or balancing a plate on your lap at an outdoor concert.