July is National Picnic Month | Schnucks

July is National Picnic Month

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Grab your basket, blanket and favorite picnic food items—it’s National Picnic Month! Spend a beautiful summer day under your a shade tree enjoying the outdoors, good company and great food.

Grab your basket, blanket and favorite picnic food items—it’s National Picnic Month! Spend a beautiful summer day under your a shade tree enjoying the outdoors, good company and great food.

Pack your picnic basket with our golden fried chicken and your favorite sides for an easy meal to enjoy outdoors.

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PACKING LIST


VESSEL

Large bag or picnic basket and a cooler large enough to fit the necessary foods and drinks


GEAR

Large blanket (waterproof backing if possible), card or dice games, sunglasses, sunhat, drink koozies, hand sanitizer, paper towels or napkins, portable speaker, sunblock, water bottle or thermos

Picnics Made Easy

Packing for a picnic just got easier with our golden fried chicken, fresh summer fruits, side dishes from our Deli and more to make an easy, grab-and-go meal to enjoy outdoors.

Pick up our fried or rotisserie chicken as a quick, hot-and-ready main course. Our fried chicken is made with fresh, never frozen chicken, tossed in our special blend of seasonings and then fried to a golden-brown perfection. Rotisserie chickens are herb seasoned and slow-roasted to be tender and juicy. Enjoy as is or as an ingredient to cut down prep time in recipes!

Fresh Chicken

Whether it's your favorite potato salad or one of our delicious dips, find these easily shareable items in our Deli department!

Shareables

Make picnic packing even easier with ready-to-eat sandwiches and wraps from our Deli department that and wrapped and ready to go!

Sandwiches and Wraps

Prepared fresh in store, Schnucks Shortcuts are a simple way to enjoy fresh fruit and veggies on-the-go.

Shortcuts

Packed and ready-to-go in portable containers, cupcakes from our Bakery department are a sweet treat anyone will love.

Cupcakes

We have lots of chewy, delicious cookies—baked in store daily. For larger groups, you can try our cookie trays in store or a personalized 12” inch cookie cake.

Cookies

Don't forget to pack the cooler! These light and refreshing beverages are the perfect choice for a day spent outdoors.

Summer Sips

Make hydrating a little more flavorful with Schnucks Sparkling Waters. These canned sparkling waters offer a touch of sweetness with no artificial flavors or colors—just refreshing goodness.

Sparkling Water

We also have several delicious flavors of Schnucks Soda, but Dr. Lou, Fruit Punch and Red Cream are customer favorites. Zero and Diet Cola are available too!

Soda

MIX + MATCH PINWHEEL SANDWICHES

Choose one or more items from each category below to make fun and flavorful finger food. Just fill, wrap and slice!

WRAPS

Corn tortilla, flour tortilla, flattened white bread, whole lettuce leaves, whole-wheat tortilla

 

SAUCES & SPREADS

Cream cheese, guacamole, hummus, jelly or jam, mayo, mustard, refried beans, tomato or corn salsa

 

PROTEINS

Black beans, cooked bacon, chicken salad, egg salad, deli meat, hazelnut spread, leftover grilled meat, nut butter, rotisserie chicken, tuna salad

 

SLICED OR DICED TOPPINGS

Apple or pear, avocado, banana, bell pepper, berries, cheese, carrot, cucumber, leafy greens, melon, nuts, onion, pickles, tomato, olives

MIX + MATCH SUMMER SALADS

Choose one or more items from each category below to create a stellar pasta or grain salad.

COOKED PASTA OR GRAINS

Barley, bulgur, couscous, farro, pasta (such as spaghetti or penne), quinoa, rice (such as basmati or wild rice), steel-cut oats, wheat berries

 

CHEESE

Blue cheese, cubed Cheddar, feta, goat cheese, mozzarella pearls, ricotta, shaved Parmesan

 

SLICED OR DICED FRUIT

Apple, avocado, blueberries, dried cherries, grapes, mango, orange or grapefruit segments, peaches, raisins, strawberries, tomato

 

SLICED OR DICED VEGGIES

Asparagus, basil, beets, bell pepper, broccoli, carrot, cauliflower, celery, corn, cucumber, jalapeño, kale, mushrooms, olives, onion, peas, potato or sweet potato, radish, spinach, squash, zucchini

 

PROTEIN

Bacon, black beans, chickpeas, cubed ham or salami, hard-boiled eggs, lentils, pepperoni, shredded chicken, shrimp, sliced steak, tofu

 

NUTS & SEEDS

Almonds, peanuts, pecans, pine nuts, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, sunflower kernels, walnuts

 

DRESSING

Mix equal parts oil and acid (vinegar and/or juice), then stir in salt, pepper and additional seasonings to taste.
All-Purpose Citrus: light olive oil, white wine vinegar, lemon juice and zest, Dijon mustard, minced garlic, chopped parsley, honey (if desired)
Orange Sesame: sesame oil, orange juice, soy sauce, honey, minced or ground ginger, wasabi (if desired)
Sweet Caprese: extra-virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, maple syrup, minced garlic, chopped basil
Spicy Cilantro: avocado oil, apple cider vinegar, lime juice, hot sauce, chopped cilantro
Thai Peanut: peanut oil, rice vinegar, honey, brown sugar, garam masala, chopped mint (if desired)

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