Picnic food presents a unique challenge: You need a menu which is simply portable, can survive a bit of a journey as great as be stretchable underneath less-than-ideal conditions (i.e., distant from your air-conditioned kitchen). These recipes check all of those boxes though have been distant some-more surprising than turkey sandwiches as great as chips we suggest we set your #picnicgoals way, approach higher.Your goal: Satisfy similar to a steakhouse.Make this: Steak as great as Horseradish Pressed Sandwich (above)This sandwich gets wrapped in vellum as great as pulpy to melded-flavor soundness making it undiluted for an on-the-go meal. Plus, a super-hearty; all of your a the single preferred steakhouse flavors fit within a loaf of rye bread.Your goal: Bring a watermelon.Make this: Jicama as great as Watermelon SaladLugging a hulk melon (plus a knife large enough to cut it) to a play ground is no, um, picnic. But we can make a ultimate summer fruit some-more manageable by making forward of time Bobby Flays salad, which gets additional crunch from jicama.Your goal: Pack up a griddle (without, we know, actually make-up up a grill).Make this: Summer Layered Salad with Grilled Chicken as great as Tomato VinaigretteLayered salads have been innately packable, as great as this a single maintains a smoky charred deteriorate even after a chilled. So we can do all a prep at homeand skip a con of toting a mini griddle to a park.Your goal: Layer upon tons of flavor.Make this: Picnic in a JarMelissa dArabian proves which even a well-rounded dish can fit in a jar. Rice, chickpeas, eggplant as great as a bunch of punchy spices fill accessible single-serving containers, as great as we wont need to crowd your basket with plates or a portion spoon.Your goal: Keep things crunchy.Make this: Black Bean as great as Corn SaladTis a deteriorate for all a mutation nature can offer, though only stout veggies can mount up to being dressed great in allege of a meal. The solidified corn in Rachael Rays recipe even helps chill this salad as it defrosts.Your goal: Pack a pie.Make this: Cherry Hand PiesLugging an complete Thanksgiving-sized cake to your cruise mark is likely not practical. But this hand-held chronicle is only as delicious, requires 0 utensils to eat as great as is only solid fun.Your goal: Go bolder than cold cuts.Make this: Fried Chicken SandwichesThese insanely great (trust us) chicken sandwiches have been distant higher to any takeout option, even when wrapped in foil to eat outside.