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Perfect for a Picnic or a Patio

It's prime time for a picnic! Connect with the outdoors with a meal enjoyed while dining al fresco! Whether your table is at a far away location, a blanket in a grassy meadow, or simply as close as your own patio deck, it's time to relax and enjoy the great outdoors.


IN THIS ISSUE, we're packing a picnic with some fabulous summertime salads. You'll find a pesto-laced vegetable salad, a fresh twist on potato salad, and an Asian-inspired coleslaw. Learn handy tips and easy tricks for making appetizing vegetable salads that are so delicious! 

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Relax and enjoy the great outdoors by packing a picnic sometime soon!

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