Easy Easter Recipes for Every Time of Day

April 18, 2014

Easy Easter Recipes for Every Time of Day

Holidays are a great time to get together with family and friends over a delicious meal, but all of that cooking can be a bit of a hassle. Try out these Easy Easter Recipes for every time of (holi)day! Easy Easter Brunch Recipe Holiday morning meals are often overlooked, but a great Easter brunch will give you energy for the rest of the day. Try this Easy Easter Brunch Recipe with traditional ham and eggs, for a festive breakfast that’s incredibly simple to prepare. 12 Eggs 1/4 Cup Milk 1 tsp Salt 1 1/2 tsp Ground Pepper 2 tsp Garlic, minced 1 1/2 Cups Hardwood Smoked Ham, diced 1/2 Cup Onion, diced 1/2 Cup Green Pepper, diced 1 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese 1/2 Cup Shredded Parmesan Cheese Preheat Oven to 350. Whisk together Eggs, Milk, Salt, Pepper and Garlic until blended and slightly frothy. Set Aside. In an oven-safe Casserole Dish, layer Ham, Onion, Green Pepper and 1/2 Cup of Shredded Cheddar Cheese. Pour Egg mixture over the casserole and top with remaining Cheddar and Parmesan Cheese. Bake for 30-35 minutes until eggs set and cheese forms a nice crust on the top of the casserole. Easy Easter Lunch Recipe

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Traditional Easter Recipes

April 11, 2014

Traditional Easter Recipes

With all of the crazy weather only recently melting away, it seems crazy to think that Spring is here and Easter is in just over a week. In celebration of the thaw (finally!), it’s time to plan a delicious feast featuring traditional Easter recipes! Honey Mustard Glazed Rack of Lamb Lamb is a highlight of any Easter recipe, mainly because most of us don’t make it that often. Honey mustard gives it a nice balance of tart and sweet to complement the delicate texture. 1/2 cup Organic Honey 3 Tbsp Low Sodium Soy Sauce 2 Tbsp Dijon Mustard 2 Lamb Racks Salt to taste Pepper to taste Preheat oven to 400°F. Whisk Honey, Soy Sauce and Mustard in small bowl to blend. Sprinkle Lamb with Salt and Pepper. Place on baking sheet. Brush each rack with 1/2 of the glaze.   Roast about 35 minutes, brushing frequently with glaze, until thermometer in the thickest portion of the lamb reads 130°F. Garlic Rubbed Roasted Chicken Roasted Chicken Halves are the perfect option for Easter. They look beautfiul on the holiday table and you don’t have to bother with carving! 8 Garlic Cloves, minced 1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 tsp Ground

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Make Grocery Shopping Easier when Living in the City

April 8, 2014

When you move from the suburbs to the city, there are a lot of changes that you expect: taking public transportation more often, places being more crowded, prices being higher, et cetera. Some of the changes you don’t quite think about, like how difficult it is to get groceries. When you’re used to being able to drive to the store, stock up on essentials for the next month or so, put them in your trunk, and drive home, you’re now faced with a slew of new issues. You’re not always guaranteed parking. If you walk or take public transportation, you have to make sure you can carry your loot home. You have to buy food every few weeks. And, you really need to reconsider your budget. Once you get the hang of it, grocery shopping in an urban area is no big deal. However, there are a few tips and tricks that can make it easier. Avoid Prepared Foods Unfortunately, the days of grabbing a rotisserie chicken or some prepared soup are going to have to go out the window if you want to shop smart. It’s easier to carry the fresh ingredients to cook at home than it is

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Cold Water or Warm Water Lobster for Your Summer Kickoff Party?

April 7, 2014

Cold Water or Warm Water Lobster for Your Summer Kickoff Party?

Summer is just around the corner and a great way to kick off this wonderful season is by hosting a party. Once you think up a theme, the guest list, and a location, it’s time to choose the menu. What better way to celebrate warm weather than cooking up fresh, delicious seafood? Don’t worry about figuring out the where to buy the best seafood products in your area. Grab a tropical drink, kick your feet up, and open up your laptop. You can purchase lobsters online with just the click of a button and have them delivered to your door! To make things even easier on you, we have detailed the differences between the two main types of lobster: Cold water lobster- This type is divided into two categories – American lobster and European lobster. For those who reside in the U.S., cold water lobsters come from the coasts of Maine, Canada, and New England. Cold water lobsters are also known as clawed lobsters and contain an abundance of meat. Most of the meat is within the first set of large legs that are closest to the head. Even though the tail doesn’t have as much meat, it is still

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4 Simple Passover Recipes

April 4, 2014

4 Simple Passover Recipes

The Festival of Liberation is almost upon us and a proper celebration of the Passover means candles, Kiddush and lots of cooking! You probably already have a handle on the Traditional Seder Plate, but what about the dishes that you actually eat? We’ve compiled some simple Passover Seder dishes to let you observe the holiday feasts with ease. Easy Appetizer: Kale Chips  There are many traditional Passover appetizers, but why not try something a little different and modern this year. Homemade Kale Chips are delicious and easy. 1 Bunch Organic Kale 1 Tbsp Butter Infused Olive Oil 3 Cloves Garlic, minced 3 tsp Garlic Salt Preheat oven to 275. Separate Kale Leaves and wash thoroughly. Pat dry to remove any trace of moisture (dampness will result in soggy chips). Blend together Olive Oil, Minced Garlic and Garlic Salt until evenly mixed. Pour into a large ziploc bag. Add Kale Leaves (in batches if it doesn’t fit) and shake until evenly coated. Shake off excess and place in one layer on a baking stone (30 min), oven safe cooling rack (30 min) or cookie sheet (25 min. then flip and bake an additional 20 min.) NOTE: Low and Slow is the best

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