Jun 19, 2012 • By

Tuesday’s Taste – June 19, 2012

Summer officially begins this week with the summer solstice tomorrow, June 20. What better way to usher in the sun and fun than with a picnic?

Here are some crowd-pleasing recipes from the General Mills family of food websites.

Grilled Picnic Taco Nachos – BettyCrocker.com

Who says nachos are just for the big game? Take the crispy, crunchy fun to the grill for a picnic snack that will surprise everyone.

Picnic Pasta Salad – EatBetterAmerica.com

A cool, healthy and satisfying meal that’s portable and dairy-free (so nothing spoils in the sun).

Ultimate Summer Picnic Punch – Tablespoon.com

Tablespoon.com contributor Brooke McLay (CheekyKitchen) kicks up traditional lemonade so everyone at your picnic can chill out with this refreshing, thirst quenching beverage.

White Chocolate-Cherry Blondies – Pillsbury.com

Take advantage of cherry season with this sweet delight – a warm weather twist on traditional brownies.

Happy summer to all and remember to pack the napkins in your picnic basket.

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