Easter Recipes To Celebrate the Rebirth of Spring

"Easter is very important to me. It's a second chance."Reba McEntire

Springtime is one of our favorite seasons at AmazingRibs.com. Flowers start blooming, birds sing their songs, and those dusty covers start coming off the grills. It's the season of rebirth and second chances. Maybe this is the year our smoked brisket will rise to new heights of greatness. It's time to get outside and try again!

No matter what is on your menu this holiday, you'll find something worth celebrating in the Easter recipes below. It's a moveable feast of classic spring foods like pickled Easter eggs, grilled lamb, smoked ham, grilled asparagus, carrots, and potatoes of all kinds. There's no need to hunt any further for your ultimate Easter menu. Every recipe you need is right here, including a primer on how to boil eggs and a smoked egg salad recipe to use up all the extra Easter eggs.

finished ham
Create a smoked ham at home that will put any store-bought ham to shame thanks to this simple, yet flavor packed recipe. The key to creating a ham like the ones you normally purchase during the holidays is the curing process. Without it you won't achieve the same flavor or deep red color of a traditional holiday ham. read more
deviled eggs
Here's the best way to make hard boiled eggs. read more
double smoked ham on the grill
Create the best ham you've ever tasted with this ultimate double smoked ham recipe. Ordinary store bought ham is taken over the top by slowly smoking it on the grill. The true star of the show, however, is the sweet and savory glaze composed of apricot preserves, honey, brown sugar, mustard, Worcestershire, and more. read more
pickled eggs
Pickled hard boiled eggs have long been a staple at bars and pubs around the world. Originally created as a means of preserving eggs, these sweet and tangy snacks are a perfect addition to any party menu. In addition to vinegar, sugar, and spices, our pickled eggs are stained red with beet juice for wow factor. read more
grilled asparagus
This tested recipe for grilled asparagus develops rich flavors you just can't get by boiling or steaming. Seasoned, grilled, drizzled with good olive oil and balsamic vinegar, and topped with curls of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, this is by far my favorite prep. Asparagus is freshest, sweetest, and crispiest in spring. read more
leg of lamb
Create mouth watering leg of lamb on the smoker or grill with these various techniques. Leg of lamb is a complex bundle of muscles, with layers of fat and connective tissue throughout. Here are four methods for dealing with the wonderful log of meat and how to create deliciously smoky grilled leg of lamb. read more
Pickled eggs recipe in a mason jar
Pickled eggs are typically hard boiled eggs that have been submerged in a vinegar-based brine. The brine can be salty, sour, sweet or spicy depending on your preference. This recipe gives the pickled eggs a touch of spice and a good strong punch of tartness from the vinegar. read more
Charred Sous-Vide-Que Carrots
Grilling carrots can be a challenge but the addition of sous vide ensures that they are cooked to perfection before being grilled. A temperature controlled water bath cooks the carrots until fork tender. Once perfectly cooked, the carrots a grilled over high heat just long enough to give them a nice char and smoke. read more
egg salad
Smoked eggs? You bet! Egg salad is an old standard. But you can amp it up to 11 with this tested recipe for smoked eggs and an amazing Mayo Mojo spice mix. read more
mechoui
In Morocco, Mechoui means 'roasted on an open fire.' Whole lamb is usually roasted on a spit, and often the cavity is filled with organ meats, herbs, or fruits. In this twist on the traditional mechoui, a leg of lamb is marinated overnight in charmoula. It is then seasoned, grilled, and served with harissa hot sauce. read more

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