recipes for: Holiday Entertaining
With Passover and Easter being celebrated so close together, we wanted to share a roundup of recipes that are perfect for easy entertaining, whether you're hosting an intimate family gathering or having friends over for brunch. There's everything from a make ahead breakfast casserole to feed a large crowd, some of our favorite lamb recipes (traditional for both Easter and Pesach), easy side dishes, and our absolute favorite way to make carrot cake easy. Happy holiday to all who celebrate!
This savory challah breakfast strata is made with sausage, mushrooms, onion, and fresh sage. It is entirely made ahead a day in advance, then baked off in the morning a half hour before sitting down to eat. You'll love the custard-like texture of this fluffy breakfast casserole, which is similar in preparation to a bread pudding. A brunch dream from true, perfect for weekend and holiday entertaining!
This classic Frisée Salad is made with a warm bacon shallot dressing, homemade croutons, and poached eggs. It's the epitome of French bistro fare. Simple, yet elegant, and perfect served alongside roasted chicken. DF
The secret to the incredible texture in this carrot cake loaf is ground walnuts! They give the exterior a crisp crust while keeping the center of the cake moist and nutty. The best carrot loaf ever, especially with homemade cream cheese frosting!
Tender, flaky homemade drop biscuits with everything bagel seasoning and scallions. The dough comes together in less than 10 minutes. Makes 6 large biscuits that can easily be turned into breakfast sandwiches!
This Snickerdoodle Coffee Cake is the ultimate breakfast treat for cinnamon sugar lovers. The cake has a tender crumb and airy texture, while the crisp cinnamon sugar topping adds a lovely crunch. Inspired by classic snickerdoodle cookies, and best served with a hot cup of coffee!
These sous vide lamb chops are so tender and juicy, you'll never want to cook them any other way! Use the sous vide cooking method to achieve perfectly cooked proteins every single time. Flavor lamb with garlic, oregano, and fresh lemon peel, then cook slowly for 3 hours in an immersion circulator. Finish by reverse searing quickly in a cast-iron skillet. A delicious dinner recipe that is impressive, yet easy! GF
Chicken and waffles is the perfect start to any lazy brunch. Dress it up with maple syrup and serve with fresh squeezed oj or mimosas! Trust me, this is the best chicken and waffles recipe! Don't forget the spicy hot sauce!
Pan seared scallops are much easier to make than you might expect! With the right technique and a good pan, we will show you how to cook scallops perfectly so you achieve that golden brown sear every single time! And BONUS the cook time for scallops is only 2 minutes!