Favorite Easter Recipes

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I know many of you are still planning your menu for Easter this year, so today I’m sharing some of my favorite recipes that are perfect for Easter.

Cream Cheese Bundt Pound Cakes

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Luscious, rich, moist cream cheese pound looks as good as it tastes when baked in a pretty bundt cake pan. Pair it with strawberries and cream and you have an irresistible craveable dessert.  One of my favorite recipes for pound cake is a cream cheese pound cake recipe from Epicurious that starts baking in a… 

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Baked Sage Derby Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni and bacon bathed in a rich, cheesy, slightly green sauce then topped with a crisp, cheesy crumb topping. The sauce has a mild sage flavor which comes from the fun, marbled green cheese. Today I’m sharing one last St. Patrick’s Day recipe, and it’s one you’re going to want to try. The recipe was… 

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St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

It’s always fun to try new recipes, especially when the holidays roll around. This week on Pressure Cooking Today I posted a fantastic Shepherd’s Pie recipe. Although I made mine in the pressure cooker, it would be easy to convert the recipe to a stove top recipe that you finish off in the oven. If… 

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Pistachio Key Lime Shortbread Cookies

A not-too-sweet, crumbly key lime shortbread cookie loaded with finely chopped pistachios finished with a tart key lime glaze and sprinkle with finely chopped pistachios. Recently, Diamond Nuts/Diamond of California sent me some of their wonderful unsalted, shelled pistachios, which are perfect for baking, to create a St. Patrick’s Day recipe. I was thinking of… 

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Cake Decorating Ideas without Buttercream

How do you like your cakes? I like a cake that’s dense and moist. A cake that doesn’t even need icing to taste fantastic. I’m not a buttercream lover so I’m always on the look out for alternatives to decorating cakes with buttercream icing. America’s Test Kitchen sent me a link to this video recently… 

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Homemade Nutter Butter Cookies

Fun, easy to make, soft, crumbly homemade peanut butter sandwich cookies with a creamy peanut butter filling in a fun to eat peanut shell shape.  There are only a handful of store bought cookies that I buy occasionally, usually Oreos and Nutter Butter peanut butter sandwich cookies. Recently I bought a package of Nutter Butter… 

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Chunky Monkey Banana Muffins

Moist, tender banana muffins loaded with chocolate, almonds and crowned with a sweet streusel topping. Perfect for breakfast, a mid-day snack, or dessert. My family loves banana muffins and whenever we have brown bananas sitting on the counter we look forward to my husband making banana muffins. Since he was out of town, I decided… 

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Lemon Blueberry Coffee Cake

Tender, moist lemon coffee cake loaded with blueberries crowned with a crunchy, sweet crumb topping and drizzled with a tart lemon glaze. A fun way to change up blueberry muffins. I was microwaving a bowl of Trader Joe’s Instant Multigrain Triple Berry Instant Hot Cereal for breakfast one day last week, and my son came… 

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Easy To Make Naan – Indian Flatbread

An easy to make Indian Flatbread that is ready to eat, fresh and hot from the oven in about an hour using quick rise yeast and a mixer to do the kneading for you. If you’ve eaten at an Indian restaurant, you were probably served naan with your meal. Naan is an Indian flat bread traditionally… 

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