Tips For a Perfect Picnic from Barritt's

Tips for a Perfect Picnic from Barritt's

Nothing’s better for the soul then a breath of fresh air -- which is why we’re here to help you elevate your next picnic from an ordinary day outdoors to an unforgettable soirée.

From appetizers to desserts, each of these simple picnic possibilities are perfect to prep ahead of time for a day of relaxation spent enjoying the great outdoors. Pack it all up, add Barritt's on ice, and your next picnic is sure to be simply perfect. 

Tips For a Perfect Picnic from Barritt's

Mason Jar Greek Orzo Summer Salad via


2 cups cooked orzo pasta, tossed in olive oil

4 tbsp minced red onion

1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered

2 cups diced spinach, no stems

2/3 cup diced cucumber

1 cup feta cheese, cubes

1/2 cup sliced kalamata olives

Fresh dill

Dressing Ingredients:

3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp pepper

5 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp honey


Combine orzo, onion, spinach, tomato, cucumber, olives and fresh chopped dill in a large bowl. In a separate bowl, mix dressing ingredients. Pour over salad in large bowl, toss to combine. Gently stir in feta cheese. Refrigerate until needed.

Tips For a Perfect Picnic from Barritt's

Rainbow Veggie Pinwheels via


4 large tortillas

2/3 cup whipped cream cheese

1 tbsp dry ranch powder

1/2 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper

1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots

1/2 cup thinly sliced yellow bell peppers

1/2 cup baby spinach leaves

1/2 cup shredded purple cabbage

1/2 cup cooked, shredded chicken (optional)

1 tb freshly chopped parsley


Mix together cream cheese and ranch powder. Spread mixture evenly over tortillas, leaving a 1 inch border on all sides. Lay out vegetables in rows before topping with shredded chicken. Roll each tortilla tightly and cut crosswise into pinwheels.

Tips For a Perfect Picnic from Barritt's

Melon, Proscuitto and Mozzarella Skewers via


1 medium cantaloupe, cubed

1/4 lb thinly sliced prosciutto

20 small mozzarella balls


Balsamic Reduction


Thread prosciutto, mozzarella and melon cubes onto small cocktail skewers. Sprinkle with parsley and drizzle with balsamic reduction of your choice.

Tips For a Perfect Picnic from Barritt's

Mini S’mores via


2 cups milk chocolate chips

1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

1 package graham crackers, quartered

1 cup marshmallow creme

14 oz milk chocolate for dipping


In a small saucepan, bring cream to a boil before pouring over chocolate chips. Whisk until smooth and cool to room temperature. Spread mixture over half of the graham crackers and spread the other half with marshmallow cream. Place two halves togethers. Melt dipping chocolate according to package. Dip s’more halfway in and place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets until chocolate is set.

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