NEW YORK (PIX11) — Just like ice cream and chocolate sauce, summer and picnics make up a great combination.

As warm, bright days envelop the city this summer, many New Yorkers flock to their nearby parks for hearty picnics under the cool shade of trees.

Kysha Harris, News & Features Editor of The Spruce Eats, joined New York Living to help New Yorkers out and shared her favorite picnic-friendly recipes.

Watch the video player above for the full interview.