Spring Vegetable Ragout

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Photo by Maria Robledo


This vibrant ragout is made of spring vegetables whose flavors have an extraordinary affinity for each other—asparagus, peas, fava beans, spring onions, artichokes, morels, tiny new potatoes. This ragout would also be terrific with rendered bacon or pancetta fat instead of olive oil. View recipe here .
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Magiritsa, Easter Lamb Soup

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Photo by Aglaia Kremezi


Magiritsa is traditionally made with the parts of the lamb not used for spit-roasting. The soup gets its distinctive taste from scallions, fresh dill, and egg-and-lemon sauce. View recipe here .
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Lamb Kebabs With Chutney and Chaat

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Lamb is an Easter time favorite—why not try something different than the traditional roast? View recipe here .
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Pomegranate Punch

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Photo by Rick


This tart, alcohol-free punch will help quench the kids' thirst after all that chocolate hunting. View recipe here.
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Fragrant Olive Oil Cake

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This lovely cake lacks an overt olive oil flavor; rather, the oil, along with orange and lemon zest, contributes to its unique floral-herbal fragrance and delicate texture. View recipe here.
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Roasted Almond Cookies

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Kourambiedes are delicate melt-in-your-mouth cookies. The old island recipes called for lard, as butter was not a common ingredient of the Mediterranean countries. Today the cookies are prepared exclusively with butter, but the author treasures this old version. View recipe here.
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Sweet or Savory Cornmeal Cakes

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In addition to making fine breakfasts or brunches, these cornmeal cakes have many savory applications. They are excellent served with pulled pork and sour cream. View recipe here .
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Bulgur and Arugula Salad

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This spring salad was built on a simple formula: pick a grain, pick a green, pick a dried fruit or nut, and add another vegetable and some cheese to the mix. . View recipe here .
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Turkey Meatballs with Pine Nuts and Golden Raisins

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This recipe, adapted from one by Lidia Bastianich, relies on turkey meat. Try serving the meatballs with a homemade tomato sauce. View recipe here.
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Roasted Potatoes with Garam Masala

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Garam masala, literally "hot mixture" in Hindi, is made of of spices including cinnamon, cloves, bay leaves, pepper, cumin, cardamom, nutmeg, star anise, and coriander seeds. In India, it varies from region to region. View recipe here.
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Nothing beats the smokiness of the bacon mingling with the earthiness of the mushrooms and tang of the arugula when all are hugged by fresh eggs. View recipe here .


Brunch and Beyond: 11 Easter Recipes
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