• Andrew Zimmern’s Best Easter Recipes


15 Foolproof Easter Recipes

Here are a few of my favorite Easter recipes, from brunch classics like quiche lorraine to an easy rustic crumble for dessert. Try the ham with Madeira-cider glaze or rack of pork loin with mustard and apricots—both make for lovely centerpiece roasts.


Frittata Rustica

Frittata Rustica with Mixed Vegetables & Manchego

If you have a giant well-seasoned cast iron skillet, you could easily double this recipe to feed a big crowd. Get the recipe >>>



Roasted Leg of Lamb with Avgolemono Sauce

Roasting the lamb directly on the oven rack will allow the meat to evenly brown and caramelize on all sides. Get the recipe >>>



Rhubarb Crumb Cake

Rhubarb Crumb Cake

Here in the upper Midwest, we say thank you to anything edible that comes out of the ground as early as rhubarb. It really shines in this easy streusel-topped rhubarb crumb cake. Get the recipe >>>



Everything Bagel & Egg Casserole

This recipe transforms the typical egg bake into a crave-able dish inspired by the classic combination of everything bagels with cream cheese, onion, capers and smoked salmon. Get the recipe >>>



Drop Biscuit Scones

Drop Biscuit Scones with Apricots & Cranberries

These streusel-topped breakfast treats are somewhere between drop biscuits, scones and muffins. They’re really easy to throw together and will add that perfect sweet touch to your brunch spread. Get the recipe >>>


Cured salmon gravlax

Easy Cured Salmon with Cucumber Creme Fraiche Salad

This salmon is cured for two days with dill, parsley, juniper berries, sugar and salt. Get the recipe >>>



Quiche Lorraine

Bacon, Caramelized Onion & Gruyere Quiche

Classic French dishes like this quiche Lorraine are making a comeback, and for good reason. Get the recipe >>>



Shrimp and grits

Shrimp & Blue Grits with Andouille Sausage

Recipes for this classic Southern dish vary greatly. Use this recipe as a good base, and feel free to experiment from there. Get the recipe >>>


Salad with Poached Eggs & Bacon Vinaigrette

It’s hard to beat the contrasting combination of salty and sweet, hot and cold, soft and crunchy in this one-eyed salad with bacon and brown sugar vinaigrette. Get the recipe >>>


Fresh Pea Soup

Very Fresh Spring Pea Soup

This fresh pea soup is a celebration of spring in a bowl. You can use frozen peas if you must, but shelling your own peas is worth the extra step. Get the recipe >>>


Fresh Easter Ham

Fresh Ham with Madeira-Cider Glaze

Basted with the apple cider-madeira glaze, this holiday centerpiece will get ‘oohs and aahs’ from your whole family. Get the recipe >>>



Rack of Pork Loin

Roasted Rack of Pork Loin with Mustard & Apricots

Pork with fruit and mustard is one of the greatest culinary combinations. This stunning centerpiece roast is fit for a holiday feast. Get the recipe >>>


Blueberry Pie

Lattice-Top Blueberry Pie

As far as pie fillings go, this one is pretty easy—no pitting, peeling or slicing required. Get the recipe >>>



Mixed Berry Crumble

This easy, rustic dessert is a cinch to throw together and works well with any fruit filling you have on hand. Get the recipe >>>

Huguenot Torte

Huguenot Torte with Cherries

Fallen desserts resemble a hot mess when they are served, but you will want to make this for your family again and again. Get the recipe >>>



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