Category Archives: Lunch

Coconut Chick Cupcakes for Spring and Easter

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Ingredients:

2 cups coconut
Yellow Food coloring or Wilton’s Icing Color Gel
48 brown M&M’s
1 bag of Starburst Minis
24 frosted cupcakes (here it was used a simple box mix and ice with store bought frosting)

Read all the instructions at everythingmommyhood.com

Easter Cocktail: Caramel Cadbury Egg Martini

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Ingredients:

Makes 1

1-1/2 ounces Baileys Irish Cream with Caramel
1/2 ounce crème de cacao
1 ounce caramel syrup
1 ounce cream
1/2 tablespoon Hershey’s chocolate syrup, plus extra for rim

Read all the instructions at sheknows.com

Easter Side Dishes: Creamed Collards

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Ingredients

Yield: Makes 8 to 10 servings

4 1/2 pounds fresh collard greens
1 pound bacon, chopped
1/4 cup butter
2 large onions, diced
3 cups chicken broth
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Béchamel Sauce

Recipe via southernliving.com

Read all the instructions at myrecipes.com

Scalloped Potato and Herb Tart

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Ingredients

Buttery Flaky Pastry
1 medium-size russet potato (about 12 oz.), peeled and cut into 1/16-inch-thick slices
1 1/2 teaspoons table salt, divided
6 green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 1 cup)
1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh chives
1/2 to 1 Tbsp. coarsely chopped fresh dill
1 cup half-and-half
2 large eggs
1 large egg yolk
1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 cup (4 oz.) shredded Gruyère cheese
1/4 cup (1 oz.) freshly shredded Parmesan cheese

Read all the instructions at myrecipes.com

Individual Fruit & Pudding Trifles In Wine Glasses

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Ingredients

2 4-serving size boxes of Instant Lemon Pudding
4 cups of milk
1 tub of Cool Whip
1 Angel Food Cake
Fruit of your choice (here are used strawberries and strawberries)

Read all the instructions at pandorasdeals.com

Easter Cocktail: Cucumber Mint Gimlet

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Ingredients

4 1/2 cups Cucumber Gin (or 2 oz.), how-to follows
2 1/4 cups fresh lime juice (or 1 oz.)
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons Mint Simple Syrup (or 1/2 oz.), how-to follows
Cucumber peels, for garnish
Fresh mint sprigs, for garnish

Recipe via thoughtfullysimple.com

Read all the instructions at marthastewartweddings.com

Easter Sallad

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Ingredients:

Servings: 4-6

1 Roma Lettuce
7 Red Raddishes
Fresh Green Onion, 6 pieces
3-4 Hard Boiled Eggs
1 Pealed Cucumber
Oil
Vinegar
Salt
Dill- Secret Ingredient!

Read all the instructions at easter.betterrecipes.com

Herbed Eggs with Tomatoes

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Ingredients:

4 eggs
1 can diced tomatoes
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. Herbs Provence
1 tbsp. oil
toast triangles spread
Neufchâtel cheese

Read all the instructions at yourlifetodaymagazine.com

Chilaquiles Breakfast Casserole

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Ingredients:

Makes: 6 to 8 servings

For the sauce:
3 dried ancho chiles, stemmed
1 (28-ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes in their juices
2 jalapeños, stemmed and coarsely chopped
1/2 medium white onion, coarsely chopped
2 medium garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
2 tablespoons vegetable oil

For the casserole:
10 large eggs
2 1/2 cups whole milk, plus more as needed
1 tablespoon Mexican-style hot sauce, such as Cholula or Tapatío, plus more for serving
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 (13- to 14-ounce) bag corn tortilla chips
2 medium avocados
1 1/2 cups crumbled Cotija cheese (about 7 1/2 ounces)
1/2 cup crema or sour cream

Read all the instructions at chow.com

Flower Box Cake

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Ingredients:

Servings: 12

Flowers:
3/4 cup yellow melting wafers, melted
12 scallop-edged cookies
12 green nontoxic craft sticks
12 berry-shaped candies, trimmed
1 cup vanilla frosting

Cake:
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1 cup packed light-brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

Frosting:
1 1/2 cups heavy or whipping cream
1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
2 tablespoons sugar

Decorations:
10 Oreos, finely crushed
1 canister (14.1 ounces) chocolate-cream Pirouette cookies, halved

Read all the instructions at recipe.com