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Must-Have Easter Recipes

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After an eventful morning running around with the kids to find hidden egg treasures, everyone in the family will be left feeling famished.  Take a break from dining out and make some delicious home-cooked food for your family and friends this Easter, Sunday April 24.  With Easter right around the corner, it’s about time to get your spring holiday recipes in order.

A delicious brunch could not be found without baked goods to appeal to the sweet-toothed. Gooey, moist, creamy Cinnamon Rolls or Sweet Dinner Rolls are a crowd pleaser, and can be prepared the night before to save time Easter morning.  Quiche is a savory choice when preparing brunch; this bacon quiche tart recipe is both simple and satisfying.

If brunch isn’t your thing, then here are a few recipes fit for a big Easter dinner at home.  Maybe you’re in charge of bringing over a side dish for a potluck feast.  These three cheese garlic scalloped potatoes boast a variety of cheeses including cheddar, provolone, and parmesan to add a bit of comfort food to your dinner.  If you’re looking for healthier options, try roasted asparagus bundles lightly seasoned with olive oil, salt, pepper and scallions.  See more healthy living choices you can make at the grocery store every weekend.

Bringing dessert is another way to contribute to a plentiful dinner.  Strawberry angel food layer cake incorporates fruity strawberries with whipped cream and angel food cake for a confection sure to please.  Classic rice crispy treats are taken up a notch with this Easter egg inspired recipe.  Food coloring makes this recipe festive and fun for kids and adults alike.

Nothing says Easter like a sweet and savory slice of ham. Get some tips for a tangerine-glazed Easter ham by Tyler Florence of Food Network’s Food 911. Watch a clip featuring this recipe below.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeQKoKI1GPw

More Easter recipes can be found at Allrecipes.com and FoodNetwork.com

Photos by Anna BCMom via Flickr.

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