Lavender adds a touch of elegance — and beauty — to a glass of bubbly. Infuse the sparkling cocktail with homemade lavender simple syrup for an extra special touch.
Wake up your tastebuds before you dive in to the main course with this light sangria, garnished with fresh grapefruit and lemon.
If you haven't tried sweet tea, then now's the time. Mix in a medley of fresh fruit to amp up the sweetness factor (yes, it's possible).
Forget "traditional" style margaritas — this fruity aperitif is about as unique and refreshing as it gets.
Top this pretty blush gin and tonic off with juniper berries and a small sprig of rosemary.
This cocktail's peach flavors and basil notes cut the bite of the bourbon.
You'll want to sip on this pleasantly tart champagne cocktail way past Easter brunch.
Finger sandwiches were made for special occasions — and Easter is no exception. Fill your pre-dinner bites with spicy cheese, minty peas, or cucumbers.
What you'll need: circle cookie cutters ($7, )
This creamy, veggie-packed soup will warm you up after your outdoor egg hunt in the breezy spring weather.
Give your classic deviled eggs more personality — and spice — with cheese, pimientos, and of course, hot sauce.
Puff pastry gives these prosciutto-wrapped asparagus stalks a buttery, flaky shell.
Upgrade your tried and true deviled eggs recipe with creamy avocado.
This vibrant pasta, complete with broccoli, olives and bell peppers, is the perfect hors d'oeuvre for your vegetarian guests.
Turn a store-bought ham into a raved-about main course with a simple three-ingredient glaze.
Your guests won't even care that you're not serving ham once they set their eyes on this golden roasted chicken.
Leeks, lemon zest and melted parmesan make this vegetarian pasta dish a flavor powerhouse.
You'll need to crack open a can of foamy root beer to make this glazed ham — Dr. Pepper or Coca Cola work too!
Turn everyone's favorite party dip into a creamy casserole baked into a sweet spaghetti squash.
A crown of lamb chops, soaking in a bed of spicy curry, makes for an unforgettable Easter feast.
Salmon and beets on a bed of watercress make for a healthy and light dinnertime salad.
Citrus and earthy flavors converge, bringing this roast leg of lamb to the next level.
A spoonful of maple syrup transforms a basic dough into a roll to remember.
Potatoes and cheese come together in this hot, creamy dish. Take our word for it: It'll be difficult to not fill up on these potatoes alone.
What you'll need: 2-quart oval baking dish ($13, )
These zesty greens will balance out the heaviest and creamiest dishes.
This aromatic bread will have all your guests asking what smells so delicious.
It's not Easter without a side of perfectly roasted carrots, right? This maple-mustard variety might just become your next dinner staple.
Make horizontal slits into baby potatoes before glazing with butter, garlic and a dash of cayenne so that all of the flavors sink into the spuds.
Guests will, without a doubt, gawk (and devour) this beautiful speckled cake.
This stunning pound cake doubles as decor.
What you'll need: hand mixer ($65, )