A Laid-Back Easter Lunch
These recipes are sure to impress, without much time in the kitchen.
Gather the whole family for a beautiful spring meal that celebrates the best of the South’s seasonal ingredients. Easter lunch is the perfect time to round up your loved ones for a delicious meal and quality time spent together over delicious food. We have put together an Easter lunch menu that makes the most of spring’s fresh seasonal produce, like radishes, asparagus, strawberries, and carrots. From savory appetizers to delectable desserts, we have plenty of ideas that your family will love for this year’s Easter lunch or brunch. Don’t miss our recipe for New Potato and Fennel Salad, which is as ideal for an afternoon picnic as it is for a fancy brunch on the good china. Your main dish should be our Honey-Port Lacquered Ham with Whipped Dijon Cream, an elegant and festive Easter dish that looks incredible as your Easter table centerpiece—and will also have everyone at the table reaching for seconds. Complement the ham main dish with hearty Carrot Cake Biscuits (don’t forget the Pineapple-Cinnamon Butter!), and finish the meal with a dainty and delicious dessert, such as Coconut Meringues with Elderflower Strawberries, which are easy to whip up and will impress a crowd. This special holiday deserves the most special of menus—and pretty decorations too. Top the table with some of our best Easter crafts, and check our Easter centerpiece ideas to make the most of this festive spring holidays. (This centerpiece made with flowers and carrots is always a huge hit!) With a little prep in the kitchen, it is sure to be an Easter lunch to remember.