I've carried a soft spot for the Easter holiday and Easter recipes ever since I was a little girl in pastel smocked dresses, lace socks, and bunny ears. It wasn't because he hath risen, exactly ... for me it was more about the food, family, and the happy spring flowers. OK, just the food and flowers. Fine! Twist my arm. Just the food.
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Growing up in Virginia, Easter was generally full of warm sunshine and fun Easter egg hunts -- not that I would really know anything about those parts. I was in the kitchen, waiting for supper to be ready, sneaking Reese's out of my sisters' baskets and blaming it on my dad. I just had to hover around the stove and the cooks, I was desperate for a piece of whatever was even remotely safe to be eaten. Easter, simply put, is delicious.
Let's start with breakfast. You've got to have something a little hearty that will stick to your bones for the duration of church, and then possibly a driveRead More »from Easter recipes you crave all year