Try these colorful, fresh, flavorful creations for your next backyard party or picnic

Get fresh bread and make a yummy sandwich with chicken, turkey, lamb, or seafood.

Crab, Shrimp, and Corn Salad on Sourdough Baguette
The sweet, delicate flavors of fresh crab and bay shrimp shine in simple recipes like this one.

Tangy Lemon-Cucumber Chicken Salad Croissants
A bouquet of herbs, plus lemon and cucumber, blend with the meatiness of roast chicken to make a stellar sandwich. Using a crisp cucumber is key; it keeps the croissants from getting soggy.

Turkey, Bacon, Avocado, and Cherry Tomato Salad on Whole Wheat
The classic club-sandwich combo of roasted turkey, smoky bacon, creamy avocado, and sweet, juicy tomato is even better when you toss it with a creamy lime dressing.

Tuna, Lemon, Fennel, and Black-olive Salad on Sourdough Rolls
This tasty spin on the ordinary mayo-celery tuna salad was inspired by the Sicilian tuna sandwich at the San Francisco branch of ‘Wichcraft, a New York sandwich shop.

Grill-roasted Vegetable Pita Sandwiches with Grilled Lamb
Roasting summer produce ― eggplant, tomato, zucchini, and peppers ― on a baking sheet on the grill yields silky, melt-in-your-mouth vegetables. We tuck them into pita pockets with or without chunks of skewer-grilled lamb.

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