Lent & Easter Season

Spring is a season of contrasts. It brings the happiness of Carnival, the atonement of Lent and the brightness of Easter Sunday. Welcome a Spring full of different flavors!

A Mardi Gras Three Kings Cake with glaze and purple, green and yellow sugar dusted on top surrounded by Mardi Gras beads.

Mardi Gras Three Kings Cake

Celebrate Carnival with this rich Mardi Gras Three Kings Cake, prepared with indulgent ingredients that contrast with the modesty of Lenten cooking. Don’t forget to bake a bean or small coin into the Kings Cake! The lucky winner will host next year's party and bake the next Kings Cake.

A mini quiche with broccoli and cheddar cut open on a plate with a fork.

Crustless Broccoli & Cheddar Mini Quiches

These vegetarian mini quiches are the perfect meatless dish to enjoy during Lent. Baked to golden brown perfection, they are filled with cheddar cheese, broccoli and red pepper, and are perfect for brunch, lunch or dinner.

After the long season of Lent, it's time to celebrate by pulling out your favorite sweet recipes for your Easter brunch...such as this Delicious and Light Flan, which is full of tempting flavor, but low in fat. Enjoy!

Coconut macaroons topped with candy eggs on a green plate.

Coconut Orange Macaroons

Cute and eye-appealing Coconut Orange Macaroons make for a perfect festive springtime dessert. The orange flavor makes for a delicious update to the standard macaroon. Top with any color jelly beans to match your table linens for a well coordinated finish.

This recipe for Creamy Deviled Eggs offers a combination of contemporary flavors. These savory bites are an elegant twist to a traditional favorite. With a dash of dill or seasoned with curry, these appetizers make a delicious - and stylish - beginning to celebrations.