Spring Entertaining Recipes

Host a get-together with a meal of fresh springtime flavors.

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Strawberry Waffles with Strawberry-Black Pepper Butter and Lemon Curd Cream

Bobby Flay triples the fruity flavor with fluffy strawberry waffles topped with berry-pepper butter and fresh sliced strawberries.

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Grilled Ciabatta with Ricotta and Snap Peas

Blanched snap peas, chives, mint and basil complement creamy ricotta and crunchy grilled toast.

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Smoked Salmon and Dill Quiche

Bagels and lox are great and all, but a creamy and cheesy quiche topped with smoked salmon and arugula salad is a great new way to enjoy the classic combination.

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Roast Chicken Stuffed with Lemon and Rosemary

Succulent roast chicken is flavored with lemon and rosemary from the inside out.

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Tri-Berry Trifle

Layer up the season's freshest fruit with cubes of cake and a decadent hybrid of pudding and whipped cream.

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Spring Fever Drink

You've got spring fever, and the only cure is more of Chuck Hughes' citrusy, spritz-y cocktail.

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Roasted Spring Vegetable Salad with Miso Butter and a Poached Egg

Elevate a classic French frisee salad with miso butter-coated spring vegetables like radishes and asparagus, and top the whole thing with a runny poached egg.

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Arugula Salad with Candied Sunflower Seeds and Strawberry Vinaigrette

Crunchy, sugared sunflower seeds contrast with juicy strawberries and peppery arugula in Tia Mowry's craveable salad.

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Bruschetta with Goat Cheese and Capocollo

Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos' easy-to-assemble appetizer is party-ready in minutes with tangy goat cheese and slightly spicy capocollo.

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Lemony Scones with Strawberry Compote

Simmer strawberries with powdered sugar and cinnamon for a sweet, jammy concoction to spoon over lemon scones, ice cream or morning toast.

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Slow-Roasted Parchment-Wrapped Leg of Lamb with Garlic and Herbs

Rachael Ray's surprisingly easy roasted lamb isn't just for special occasions. 

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Carrot Cake

Rachel Allen makes this moist classic cake in a loaf pan for easy assembly.

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Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto with Beurre Blanc

Kelsey Nixon's asparagus bundles make cute, individually wrapped sides.

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Lemon-Basil Potatoes

Giada De Laurentiis' easy lemon potatoes make a simple side.

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Grilled T-Bone Lamb Chops with Fava Bean and Feta Salad

Serve up lamb like an Iron Chef, with Michael Symon's springtime recipe.

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Pan-Roasted Asparagus with Shiitake Mushrooms and Cherry Tomatoes

Emeril Lagasse makes a fast and fresh veggie side, perfect for any spring spread.

Pan-Roasted Asparagus with Shiitake Mushrooms and Cherry Tomatoes

Almond and Lemon Biscotti Dipped in White Chocolate

Bake batches of Giada's crisp biscotti to serve with coffee or tea.

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David Rocco's Gateau di Patate: Potato Cake

This Italian-style dish is baked mashed potatoes mixed with cheese and pancetta for extra flavor.

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Roger Mooking's Asparagus Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Asparagus tastes great as part of a salad dressed with tangy, fresh lemon.

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Toasted Spiced Ham Drizzled in Honey

Warm toasted spice adds a little something extra to this ham recipe.

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Twice-Baked Potatoes

Matt Armendariz dresses up twice-baked potatoes with cheese, herbs and crispy pancetta.

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Olive Oil Coffee Cake

This olive oil coffee cake is perfect for a springtime brunch.

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Mario's Fresh Strawberry Bellini

Mario starts this simple but elegant Bellini with pureed and strained fresh strawberry juice, then mixes in sparkling wine.

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